UT Dallas 2016 Graduate Catalog

BMEN6332 - The Legal Business of Medical Devices

BMEN 6332 The Legal Business of Medical Devices (3 semester credit hours) This course will introduce students to the American legal system and build a solid understanding of healthcare and medical device business requirements. Students will learn about factors relevant to commercializing medical innovations such as, intellectual property, corporate matters, obtaining reimbursement, securities and anti-trust issues, off-label promotions, fraud and abuse matters, corporate compliance programs, liability issues, physician-patient relationships, physician distributorships, medical device tax, and the future impact of current acts on the medical device company. Students will also gain an understanding of how to strategically manage these factors to influence the success of the business. Prerequisite: BMEN 6331. (3-0) Y

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