Right to Repair advocates say only allowing certain medical equipment repairs to be done by manufacturers has long been a problem, but broken ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic brought the topic to the forefront and could help pass legislation, reports Bloomberg.
As the voice of the HTM sector since 1996, 24x7 Magazine always stays up to date on the latest happenings in the industry. And suffice it to say that a lot has happened recently. In this installment of Up Front, chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens discusses what's going on and why it's critical to speak up.
With the introduction of AB 221 in Nevada, 25 states across the country have considered active Right to Repair legislation so far in 2021, demonstrating the widespread appeal of the policy, advocates say.