How Medical Device Manufacturers Respond to Defective Products

Researchers from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management conducted a study recently that looked at how medical device manufacturers handle product recalls if a product or device is defective. The results of the study found that managers often rely on customers, including physicians and other » Read More

Dangers of Gastric Balloons

For many people in this country, losing weight is a difficult task. When regular exercise and diet modifications have been difficult to achieve, many people turn to their healthcare provider for help. There are several procedures that can help with weight loss, including gastric bypass surgery. Other, less invasive procedures are also available, including gastric » Read More

Complications with Popular Birth Control Device

A Baltimore woman was forced to have a full hysterectomy and had her toes amputated after her intrauterine device (IUD) shifted and broke into pieces inside her body, causing serious complications. The device was inserted shortly after giving birth to her daughter and did not give her any problems until nearly three years later when » Read More

Defective Medical Devices

There are a wide range of innovative medical devices on the market today that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and with an improved quality of life. Just as we put our trust in the healthcare professionals in charge of our care, we trust that the medical device is going to be safe and effective. » Read More

Complications with Hip Implants

Like any major surgery, recovering from hip replacement surgery can be a painful process, even if there are no complications. However, when something goes wrong, and the patient experiences extreme discomfort, swelling, or develops an infection, it could mean that there was a problem with the hip replacement device used in the procedure. Unfortunately, there » Read More