Look Ahead: Third-Party Device Servicers

Right-To-Repair, Cybersecurity Are Key Concerns For Third-Party Servicers

By Kelly Lienhard / January 22, 2020 at 1:28 PM
Heading into 2020, third-party medical device servicers will focus on two key issues: extending right-to-repair laws to medical devices, and addressing cybersecurity on older medical devices, industry representatives told Inside Health Policy . The industry is already looking toward 2022 user fee legislation, negotiations for which begin this year, as a potential path to address those issues. Many stakeholders also are keeping an eye out for a potential draft FDA guidance on device servicing and remanufacturing. While third-party servicers hope...

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