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AORN Updates Guideline on Sterilization Packaging

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Getinge Group appoints new President of Acute Care Therapies Business Category Unit

Getinge Group has appointed Jens Viebke as the new President of the Acute Care Therapies Business Category Unit. Viebke will be a member of the Getinge Group Executive Team and succeeds Heinz Jacqui who will step down from his current position after four years with the group. Acute care therapies is one of Getinge’s three business category units and is responsible for developing technologies and solutions for cardiac, pulmonary and vascular therapies and products and therapies for intensive care.

The group has made significant investments in quality management systems in recent years, particularly in areas related to the acute care therapies business category unit.



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