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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.

Tru-D SmartUVC

Tru-D SmartUVC is a portable UVC disinfection robot that delivers one automated, measured dose of UVC from one placement within the operating room, ensuring significant percent pathogen reduction in direct and shadowed areas and reducing the threat of human error in the disinfection process. The first-ever randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection, the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-Disinfection) study, showed that enhanced terminal room disinfection strategies using Tru-D decreased the relative risk of colonization and infection of target MDROs among patients admitted to the same room by a cumulative 30% in a hospital setting with 93% compliance of standard disinfection protocols. Individual hospital results may vary. •

For more information, visit www.tru-d.com.

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