I am just curious as other have issues too? Can we get Senator Grassley a data base that ties all of this together? We need an overall data base to track all and it would be so much more efficient and a bit more transparent than this process.
Lawsuit Filed Against DePuy (Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary) Over Defective Hip That Had to Be Replaced
We would all like devices to be a perfect business but in fact they are not and the alternative to a replacement is a lot worse, but this is not to displace any areas of responsibility as we all know marketing and sales enter the picture at some point in time.
Zimmer Holdings also had the whistle blower case filed this year.
Again, using technology and having a data base tracking issues is the answer instead of following all the political issues which may need to be addressed anyway, but today it’s all about the data. If flaws are found they could be documented as well as how the manufacturer handled in the same data base and information could be available for all. BD
A top Senate Republican is asking the nation’s biggest maker of artificial hips and knees to disclose information about how it handles complaints about possible product flaws from its medical consultants.
Zimmer, which is based in Warsaw, Ind., said in a statement that it welcomed the opportunity to discuss its policies, including how it responded to surgeon complaints.