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.

Bioquell: Q-10

The Bioquell Q-10 provides an automated room disinfection system utilizing hydrogen peroxide vapor. The technology is proven to eliminate pathogens from surfaces and reduce infection rates in hospitals.

Features of the Bioquell Q-10 include: 3-D disinfection with vapor distributed equally throughout the room in a single cycle; instantly verified disinfection results through chemical indicators; compatibility with sensitive medical equipment; residue-free process; effective in eliminating pathogens, including spores; uses an EPA registered sterilant, the Q-10 uses only 30-35 percent w/w Hydrogen Peroxide.

The Q-10 has been utilized in over 100,000 operating rooms, patient rooms and pharmacy clean rooms throughout the world.



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