Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Compliance Status Information on Biomedical Equipment

T-AIMD-00-26 Published: Oct 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the year 2000 status of biomedical equipment, focusing on: (1) the status of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Federal Year 2000 Biomedical Equipment Clearinghouse; (2) compliance status information on manufacturers' web sites referred to in FDA's clearinghouse; (3) FDA's efforts to review the year 2000 activities of manufacturers of computer-controlled, potentially high-risk devices; (4) information on the compliance status of health care providers' biomedical equipment; and (5) information on compliance testing of equipment.

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