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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.

The Joint Commission Shares Resource Page

“The Joint Commission recognizes the incredible challenge that health care organizations and front-line workers face with the COVID-19 crisis,” the organization states on a webpage where it shares resources for health care professionals.

“Our goal in creating this resource page is to support health care professionals and organizations on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic,” it reads. “The situation is changing rapidly, and recommendations have been changing with similar speed. We also know everyone is facing a deluge of information. Therefore, we are trying to provide only the information that best meets the needs of health care workers and leaders. We will continue to update this library of internal and external resources for our customers and the public. If you have other questions, need other resources, or have leading practices you would like to share, please visit our contact us page.”

Visit the resource page here: https://www.jointcommission.org/covid-19/?ref=TJCAL20.

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