Modern Healthcare writes: lawmakers say health insurance claims should carry codes to improve tracking and monitoring of device safety and efficacy after a report found the number of deadly infections associated with the use of contaminated medical scopes far exceeds previous estimates.
- Preventable Tragedies: Superbugs and How Ineffective Monitoring of Medical Device Safety Fails Patients. United States Senate HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE. Minority Staff Report January 13, 2016
- Modern Healthcare: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20160113/NEWS/160119940/number-of-deadly-medical-scope-infections-much-higher-than-estimated