Category: Right to Repair

Right to Repair


The Great Wait: Will the FDA Increase Service Regulations or Not?

Since March 2015, the FDA has been collecting information and receiving factual and anecdotal comments concerning whether there is a public health and safety issue that warrants increased regulation and oversight of medical device companies and individuals. This issue culminated in October’s two-day workshop of presentations to the FDA, which biomedical expert Patrick Lynch details in the latest installment of The LynchPin.

Revisiting the Right to Repair

Efforts are currently underway in at least four states—Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, and New York—to pass right to repair legislation. According to The Repair Association, the most promising avenue for reform seems to be a legislative approach at the state level, with the hope that if one state falls in line, a national agreement will follow.

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