- Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics
Member corporations (members, hereafter) shall act with an awareness that
they are members of a medical device industry group, and that the devices /
products manufactured and sold are deeply involved with medical practice,
strictly governing themselves to ensure that they merit the trust placed in them
Members must strive to collect the wisdom and knowledge of corporations,
making use of the latest and highest level scientific technologies to provide the
best results to society in order to respond to the basic need of society for the
maintenance and promotion of health.
Members shall be aware of their social mission to contribute to the progress of
the health and medical care area through the development, production, supply,
and maintenance of products, achieving sound growth in harmony with society
based on a high ethical awareness.
Code of Practice
- Commitment to research and development and ensuring efficacy and
In addition to a commitment to research and development, responding to
advances in science including medicine, efficacy and safety must be
- Assuring quality
In order to ensure the maintenance of quality standards and reliability,appropriate quality control must be conducted at the manufacturing stage
that includes design and trial manufacturing, the distribution stage, and
the maintenance stage.
- Provision and management of information for appropriate use
In order to ensure that products are used appropriately, users must be
familiarized with the purpose and method of use, and have accurate
information about maintenance.
- Preparation of a stable supply system
A system must be prepared where products and parts / materials can be
supplied in accordance with demand, and maintenance can be conducted in response to the request of users.
- Fair competition
Efforts must be made to create a corporate character based on a correct
management philosophy and fair competition, and actions that may
betray the rust of society must be strictly abstained from.
June 3, 1991
Japan Medical Imaging and Radiological Systems Industries Association