Tag: infusion therapy

How Infusion Pump Security Flaws Can Mess with Drug Dosing

A team at McAfee Enterprise uncovered five security risks that could potentially wreak havoc on infusion pump products produced by B. Braun Medical, Inc. Douglas Key, a security researcher on the project, talked about the “flaws” discovered and the dangers posed.

Read More

Baxter’s Preprogrammed Infusion Pump Software Recall Lands FDA Class 1 Label

Baxter has initiated a safety recall for its Spectrum Dose IQ Safety Software due to a potentially life-threatening defect in which incorrect drug-dosing information could be transmitted to the company’s Spectrum IQ Infusion System. The potential for patient harm is so serious, in fact, that the U.S. FDA has categorized it as a Class 1 recall.

Read More