Philips’ ventilator recall woes, which stemmed from the machines causing patient health issues, are under investigation by French prosecutors.
New guidelines to design mechanical ventilators that can work in low- and middle-income countries have been proposed, especially where few are available.Read More
ImtMedical, a subsidiary of Vyaire Medical, has initiated a recall of certain Bellavista ventilators, due to a software and configuration issue. The U.S. FDA cleared the BellaVista 1000e ventilator in late 2019.Read More
Two men were sentenced to prison for stealing ventilators that were designated to support COVID recovery efforts in El Salvador.Read More
Certain Philips ventilators that were recalled last year may lead to injuries or death, according to a new classification of the recall by the FDA.Read More
The ongoing surge in positive COVID-19 cases has caused a significant equipment shortage, resulting in health systems needing to borrow medical devices.Read More
The U.S. FDA has revealed that Medtronic’s recall of certain Puritan Bennett ventilators is Class 1—which means that using the devices could result in serious patient harm or even death.Read More