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Advancing Safety Efforts To Protect Patients Who Have Implantable Medical Devices
Advancing Safety Efforts To Protect Patients Who Have Implantable Medical Devices

The CERTs use their expertise and relationships to advance patient safety in many ways. Sometimes it is through research and other times through contributions in policymaking. In this article we focus on David Bates, M.D., M.Sc., the principal investigator of the B&WH CERT, whose participation in key Federal Government workgroups has helped move the national Meaningful Use Incentive Program on medical devices forward.

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