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Consumer Reports: Medical devices are rarely tested

Consumer Reports notes that medical devices are rarely tested to determine whether they’re safe. Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Project is gathering stories from patients who’ve had a problem with an implant or a medical device. The Project is...

#firstMRI is a project! Tweetchat tonight

Update 3/23: here’s the transcript of the event. Remember December’s post about the #firstMRI idea, to help poor unsuspecting patients prepare for the “monkeys banging on garbage cans” experience? It’s a project now! Join us for...

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