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American Academy of Nursing Places a Focus on Wellness During the 2020 Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Celebrating 2020 by Highlighting the Interconnectedness of Nurse Well-Being and Patient Care Washington, DC (February 13, 2020)—As nations around the world celebrate 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, designated by the World Health...

Advanced Sterilization Products on Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus from Contaminated Medical Devices

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) released today an interview with experts Ryan Lewis, M.D., Senior Director of Medical Affairs and Medical Safety, and Jeremy Yarwood, Vice President of Research and Development. On January 30, 2020...

GE Healthcare Recalls Carestation 600 Series Anesthesia Systems

GE Healthcare is recalling the Carestation 620/650/650c A1 anesthesia systems because there is a potential for a loose cable connection inside the system which may cause the mechanical ventilation to stop working. If this occurs, the system will emit a high priority...

BD Issues Recall of Alaris System Software

On February 4, 2020, BD posted an Alaris™ System Recall Notification on its website. “BD is committed to providing safe and secure products to our customers given their important benefits to patient health. BD is issuing a voluntary recall to address specific software...

GE Healthcare Recalls CARESCAPE Respiratory Modules

GE Healthcare is recalling the CARESCAPE Respiratory Modules and Airway Gas Option due to a manufacturing issue which may cause the devices to display incorrect oxygen values which could lead to high (hyperoxia) or low (hypoxia) blood oxygen levels in the patient.

The use of the affected product may cause long-term high or low blood oxygen levels, which could result in organ damage, tissue injury, increased chance of infection or death.

There have been no reported injuries or deaths.

For more information, visit tinyurl.com/CarescapeRecall.

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