Washington Roundup, April 2012
The latest medical device regulatory and reimbursement news from Elsevier Business Intelligence’s “The Gray Sheet.” This month we cover CDRH’s plans to expand its Medical Device Epidemiology Network and the potential impact of the JOBS Act on life sciences start-up companies.
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