Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2018

The ECRI Institute is a nonprofit organization focused on improving health care quality and safety. Report details To create the report, ECRI asked analysts, engineers, and scientists to rank their top health technology hazards based on research and clinician experience, as well as reports generated from ECRI’s Problem Reporting Network. . . . Read more

FDA Safety Communication TJF-Q180V

Duodenoscope Model TJF-Q180V by Olympus: UPDATED FDA Safety Communication – New Reprocessing Instructions Validated UPDATED 01/15/2016. The Agency is redistributing the March 26, 2015 Safety Communication with updated status information about the Agency’s 510(k) clearance decision and Olympus Corporation of the America’s Customer Notification. On March 4, 2015, the FDA . . . Read more

URGENT DEVICE ACTION TJF-Q180V

OLYMPUS January 15, 2016 URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE REMOVAL and CORRECTIVE ACTION: ELEVATOR MECHANISM REPLACEMENT, UPDATED OPERATION MANUAL, AND NEW REPROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE OLYMPUS TJF-Q180V DUODENOSCOPE ATIENTION: Endoscopy Department, Infection Control and Reprocessing Units Re: OLYMPUS  TJF-Q180V Duodenoscope All Serial Numbers manufactured  prior to January 2016 Dear Health Care  Professional: Olympus . . . Read more