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.

Halyard and Belintra SMART-FOLD Sterisystem

The SMART-FOLD Sterisystem is a unique system that combines Halyard SMART-FOLD Sterilization Wrap with Belintra’s storage and transport system. Together, the system can reduce the risk of tears, cuts and holes in wrapped instrument trays during handling, transport and sterile storage until use in the OR. Its stainless-steel instrument trays and transport shelves enhance organization and eliminate the need for stacking. Additionally, the system reduces touchpoints to two, in line with the AAMI standard 79 guideline that recommends as few as possible.

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