Device Servicers, OEMs Spar Over Wyden’s Right-To-Repair Bill

By Kelly Lienhard / August 14, 2020 at 2:10 PM
Third-party medical device servicers say they support Senate Finance Committee ranking Democrat Ron Wyden’s (OR) bill that would allow independent service organizations to repair medical devices for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, though they would like to see the language extended beyond COVID-19. Original equipment manufacturers oppose the bill, which would require device makers share needed information about their devices with third-party servicers. OEMs say the bill would be ineffective and endanger patient safety. Wyden’s Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair...

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