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Subject: Health and Medical Law
Autor: Andrea Schütz
Reading time: 15 Min
14.04.2021

Does the revised medical device law really improve the quality and safety of medical devices?

After various shocking incidents involving medical devices, numerous calls were made for stricter measures to increase safety and protect public health. As a result, medical device legislation in both the EU and Switzerland has been thoroughly revised. Andrea Schütz' article critically examines whether the numerous legislative adjustments will actually lead to an improvement in the quality and safety of medical devices. (PDF available in German only.)