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Joint Commission, NQF, Announce Eisenberg Award Winners

The 2023 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards recognized recipients for innovations in patient safety and quality improvement, including initiatives such as the Surgical Pause by the Veterans Health Administration and a statewide quality improvement collaborative in Michigan.

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ICU Medical Infusion Pump, Software Nab FDA Clearance

ICU Medical Inc. announces that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) regulatory clearance for the Plum Duo infusion pump with LifeShield infusion safety software. The products will be available in early 2024.

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GAO to Investigate FDA’s Medical Device Oversight

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is launching an investigation into the U.S. FDA's potentially ineffective policies for recalling medical devices, prompted by concerns raised by Senators Durbin and Blumenthal regarding the slow response to recalls of Philips Respironics CPAPs, BiPAPs, and mechanical ventilators.