Healthcare News & Insights

FDA: Hospitals must improve reporting of medical device issues

As a result of several issues with medical devices causing the spread of illnesses and infections in hospitals, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling attention to facilities’ obligations for reporting harmful incidents involving devices. 

More outbreaks linked to tainted scopes in hospitals

Your hospital may want to be extra careful when performing procedures on patients with fiber-optic duodenoscopes. Here’s why: There’s been another reported superbug outbreak directly linked to tainted scopes in hospitals. 

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