Minnesota Newspaper uncovers Adverse Event dumping practice by medical device makers

Kudos to the Minnesota Star Tribune.  The paper has uncovered a hidden practice that allows device companies to distort true number of injuries associated with devices.  And the FDA allows this practice.  The practice?  Accepting late reports from device companies that cover “hundreds of thousands of incidents, sometimes years after the fact.”

Link: http://www.startribune.com/fda-protocols-allow-medical-device-makers-to-keep-adverse-events-out-of-view/397256291/