IAHCSMM Announces Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) announced the election results for four board of director positions.

Medtronic Recalls Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

3M Bair Hugger Temperature Monitoring System

To help improve patient outcomes, clinicians can effectively monitor and manage patient temperature with the 3M Bair Hugger Temperature Monitoring System. It’s a non-invasive, consistent and easy-to-use system that accurately and continuously measures core body temperature throughout the perioperative journey with a disposable, single-use sensor. The sensor, which is placed on the patient’s forehead before surgery, helps reduce temperature variability associated with using multiple device types and individual clinician technique. The control unit, which can be connected to the patient’s monitor, displays core body temperature continuously and trends two hours of temperature data. The system is intended for use on both adult and pediatric patients.



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