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Why ethically-driven compensation must be addressed alongside EU device regulation

This article was originally published in SRA

Executive Summary

Risk of injury is an inevitable part of the use of medical devices. How can the medtech sector reduce risk in a responsible and ethical manner? And how can enforcement, liability and compensation be organized to encourage compliance and lessen the burden on patients when things go wrong? Amanda Maxwell reports on the views of legal expert Christopher Hodges on device regulation and liability.

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