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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.

Xenon UV Light

The Xenex is a xenon uV light device for automated disinfection of healthcare facilities. The room disinfection system is designed to destroy viruses, bacteria and bacterial spores without contact or chemicals. The portable system can disinfect as many as 30 rooms per day. A pulsed xenon uV lamp delivers a germicidal dose of uV light, while the Xenex Smart Lamp system uses reflectors and movement to focus uV light toward “high-touch” surfaces. An on-board database logs system activity for utilization tracking analysis, and a visible light filter blocks the bright xenon pulse in rooms with interior glass. Safety features include a motion detection system and door guard.

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