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.

Augustine Surgical Inc. HotDog Patient Warming System

You have never been more concerned about aerosolizing pathogens, but you still need to warm your patients. Even though air-based warming is out, we’ve got you covered. HotDog’s patented technology is a safe air-free patient warming alternative. It’s the only system that warms above and below the patient simultaneously for a versatile and more effective warming solution. In multiple trials, HotDog has shown a 96.2% normothermia rate. Plus, reusable HotDog blankets and mattresses reduce warming costs. In steep Trendelenburg, HotDog works with the WaffleGrip Positioner to combine warming and reliable patient securement in one, easy-to-use, less expensive system.

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