FDA Says Sharing Device Manuals With ISOs Does Not Create Cybersecurity Concerns

A little-known rulemaking proceeding is underway at the U.S. Copyright Office which, depending upon the outcome, may have profoundly favorable implications for the use by servicers of electronic medical device equipment manuals. Every three years under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), the Librarian of Congress, upon receipt of the recommendation of the Register of [...]

Biden’s Executive Order on Competition Offers Path Forward to ‘Repair Markets’

On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued a comprehensive executive order on competition. Entitled Promoting Competition In The American Economy, the order sets forth, in overview, measures designed for federal agencies to coordinate actions to address the problems of unfair competition, overconcentration, and economic consolidation. The executive order acknowledges the harmful anticompetitive effects of monopolies [...]

By |2021-07-22T11:09:01+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Reform, Regulatory, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ransomware targets healthcare industry the most: 4 things to know

For the second consecutive year, healthcare was the sector hardest hit by cyberattacks, according to Cylance's 2017 Threat Report released May 1.  In its report, Cylance — a cybersecurity firm that uses artificial intelligence to protect against threats — reviewed attacks that affected its global customer base, which spans multiple industry sectors, in 2017. Read [...]

By |2018-05-07T10:55:09+00:00May 7th, 2018|Business, Regulatory|0 Comments

Servicing Legislation Update

On June 7, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee approved an amendment to the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 which will require the FDA to submit to the House and Senate Committees  a report on how the FDA intends to ensure the quality and continued effectiveness of devices with respect to [...]

By |2017-06-08T13:51:21+00:00June 8th, 2017|Government, Regulatory|0 Comments

IAMERS Counsel Testifies Before Congress in Opposition to the Servicing Bill

Provided below is the link to the hearing held before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on 5/2/2017. The testimony of our general counsel Robert Kerwin and the questions placed by U.S. Congressional members to IAMERS and to MITA are important to our members. To see more about the hearing. Click here.

By |2017-05-02T20:58:01+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Government, Healthcare, Regulatory|0 Comments
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