Voting Ended 4/12/12 with 'The Role of the Patient' at #3 TEDMED Great Challenges! Thank you!
Vote for #19 ! LINK HERE
Move your curser over the table to the far right and click on 'The Role of the Patient #19'. You will be asked for your email address and then you can vote. Thank you so much!
Joint replacements are the #1 expenditure of Medicare. The process of approving these medical devices is flawed according to the Institute of Medicine. It is time for patients' voices to be heard as stakeholders and for public support for increased medical device industry accountability and heightened protections for patients. Post-market registry. Product warranty. Patient/consumer stakeholder equity. Rescind industry pre-emptions/entitlements. All clinical trials must report all data.
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