Medical device recalls were at their lowest quarter since Q4 2011, according to Stericycle’s recall index for Q4 2017.
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The center is changing its communication on recalls to minimize confusion among healthcare providers and patients.
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Almost half as many devices were recalled this year compared to 2014.