Senior doctors, consumer groups and transparency campaigners want manufacturers of high-risk medical devices to be forced to make safety data public.
The investigation is focused on whether Germany’s biggest bank helped clients set up offshore accounts to transfer money from criminal activities.
Regulators and advocates are calling for more transparency and better patient protection in response to ICIJ’s investigation into the medical devices industry.
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The Food and Drug Administration said it will make the most significant changes in a generation of how the agency clears devices for sale.
Government regulators, industry lobbyists and medical experts scrambled to get ahead of ICIJ’s latest investigation, the Implant Files, before the first word was even published.
ICIJ partnered with more than 250 journalists in 36 countries to examine how devices are tested, approved, marketed and monitored.
Supporters of one of Russia’s last independent media outlets have raised more than $373,000 to pay a court-imposed penalty widely seen as politically motivated.