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FDA halts expansion of network to monitor medical device safety

Agency backs off goal of linking 500 hospitals to system aimed at early detection of problems

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / July 14, 2005

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Despite its plans to closely monitor deadly malfunctions and misuses of medical devices through a new computer reporting system, the Food and Drug Administration has frozen the project in place well short of its goal of connecting 500 hospitals. (Full article: 1009 words)

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