Getinge is recalling IABP devices due to a compromised intra-aortic balloon causing blood to enter the IABP during therapy.
Category: Patient Safety
The FDA is aware that the current reprocessing instructions for certain urological endoscopes manufactured by Karl Storz are being updated.Read More
Healthcare AI company XSOLIS announced its CORTEX SaaS platform received an information security certification from HITRUST.Read More
WellAir’s Novaerus Defend 400 combats airborne and surface transmitted hospital-acquired infections such as COVID.Read More
Staffing shortages and the mental health of healthcare workers topped a list of current patient safety concerns released by ECRI.Read More
Activity at a Veteran Affairs hospital was significantly reduced after its computer system was downed by a data corruption issue, which significantly disrupted patient care practices at the hospital, resulting in restrictions on the hospital admitting new patients and an exhausted medical staff.Read More
The challenges toward achieving a single-fault safe medical device—when it is free of unacceptable risk during its expected service life—can be daunting.Read More