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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Medical Devices

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Recognize and Report Device Problems

This page provides resources for healthcare providers about reporting problems with medical devices to FDA. These resources may be used as educational tools for healthcare staff in-service/training to encourage medical device reporting so as to enhance patient safety outcomes.

Recognize, Remove, Report Video

The 9-minute Recognize, Remove, Report video illustrates why it is so important for healthcare providers to recognize when medical device problems occur.

The video is also available online in these formats:

The following materials may be used to educate healthcare provider staff representing specific clinical areas about the importance of reporting medical device problems: