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ECRI and oneSOURCE Plan Alerts Management Collaboration

ECRI and oneSOURCE Document Management Services have announced a joint collaboration focused on improving medical device safety and responsiveness of health care facilities.

TransEnterix Announces Name Change, Introduces a New Category of Surgery

The name change reflects the company’s broader vision of shaping the future of surgery by integrating computer vision and machine learning with surgical robotics.

Fujifilm Systems Integration Leads AIA-Accredited Course

During this one hour course, participants will learn about the importance of continuing to digitize systems and processes in the OR, the role digitization plays in ensuring that various technologies used during procedures are connected and accessible, and why it’s important to understand this evolution as architects and equipment planners.

AAAHC Publishes Toolkit for Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) published an Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit to help health care providers optimize how antibiotics are prescribed and used by patients in ambulatory care settings.

Getinge Issues Recall for Cardiohelp Emergency Drive

Getinge is informing about an implemented Class 1 recall for the Cardiohelp Emergency Drive. In total, ten devices were identified. To date, there are no known adverse events associated with serious injury or death. Getinge has reported to relevant competent authorities according to applicable regulations and the cost for the recall is not material.

The Cardiohelp Emergency Drive, which is an accessory to the Cardiohelp-i system, is used in emergencies to manually drive the disposable in case of an unforeseen interfereance or malfunction affecting the Cardiohelp-i system. In total, ten Emergency Drives were located in the United States that possibly were affected, all of which have been identified and corrected.

All concerned customers have received communication and have been provided with a substitute product until the correction is finalized.

This information is released in order to inform users of mentioned Getinge products, according to standard procedure recommended by regulatory authorities. It will also be posted on the FDA website as a Class 1 recall.

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