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.

Getinge Warming Cabinets

Getinge offers a new line of blanket, fluid and combination warming cabinet models in the U.S. The blanket and fluid warming cabinet technology supports the clinical benefits of intra-operative and post-operative warming to improve patient comfort, satisfaction and outcomes. Getinge offers an extensive selection of blanket and fluid cabinet capacities to accommodate space limitations and needs in operating rooms, emergency rooms, intensive care units and patient rooms. Cabinets have optional locking doors. It’s walls and shelves have patented intelligent, multi-zone heating technology that includes multiple foil panels to prevent blankets from overheating. Three independent heating systems and sensors monitor the cabinet temperature to provide evenly balanced heat.

All fluid warming units can operate as blanket warmers providing additional capacity if needed. The temperature range (90° to 150°) of the top chamber of Getinge’s combination blanket/fluid warming cabinet can also be used to heat blankets or injectable/irrigation fluids.



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