New Right To Repair Legislation Endangers California Patients

California state lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would severely undermine the quality and safety standards which ensure life-saving medical devices are properly serviced and maintained.

Senate Bill 605, dubbed euphemistically as the “Medical Device Right to Repair Act,” passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 27, after winning approval from the Senate Health Committee earlier in the month.

The bill would force the manufacturers of complex medical devices—including MRI machines, ultrasound, CT scanners, and PET systems—to hand over confidential training materials and other service tools to unregulated third-party servicing businesses.

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