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What does SMDA stand for?

SMDA stands for Safe Medical Devices Act

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In Congress, he has supported landmark health legislation such as the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act, the Safe Medical Devices Act, the Patent Term Restoration and Drug Competition Act and the Orphan Drug Act.
And finally, the Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 (SMDA) requires healthcare facilities to report deaths, serious illnesses, and injuries associated with the use of medical devices.
Before Congress passed the Medical Device Amendments of 1976, the device industry hadn't been regulated at all, and until the Safe Medical Devices Act passed in 1990, the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health paid scant attention to low- and medium-risk devices.