A lack of regualtion, over treatment, and not enough reporting of incidents relating to medical devices. Here’s a snapshot of what our Asian partners found in the Implant Files.
A new survey reconfirms the Implant Files investigation findings, with patients saying they were not informed of device-related risks.
How reporters fought for accountability on health risks and conflicts of interest tied to medical devices.
TAVR, or TAVI, is a heart valve replacement that can be implanted without open heart surgery – but there’s not much long-term data on the device.
Health authorities said they will improve oversight of medical devices, after the Implant Files investigation revealed failures to protect Canadian patients.
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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