Two U.S. senators are pushing for change in the medical device industry. They are urging the agency that controls Medicare to support putting the full serial numbers for medical devices into insurance claims forms to better track how poorly performing devices affect federal spending and patient health. Critics are worried about the additional layer of administrative burden that this could cost. However, this push has bipartisan support in Congress due to its improvement in patient safety as well as reduced costs for taxpayers and patients. Read the full article here.