Congressmen question changes in medical device maintenance standards

11/17/2013 | Hill, The

Planned changes in the maintenance standards for medical devices that perform MRIs and other procedures are the focus of several members of the House of Representatives, who call into question the potential risk to patients. Referring to proposed changes by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., said that "weakening of equipment maintenance standards could have some severe consequences for health and safety."

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