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VA looks to launch largest US medical implant registry

June 11, 2018

The US Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to launch the largest medical device implant tracking registry in the US with collaborative help from the FDA, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Defense, according to a Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society report.

The VA hopes that, with the help of the FDA, CMS and DoD, its new registry will allow it to monitor the safety of devices in both Veterans and their families, as well as tracking quality metrics and improving care, according to the report.

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