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Ginny Kwan Gattinger
(April 6, 2021)— Ginny Kwan Gattinger has joined Crisis Prevention and Recovery LLC (DBA SoftwareCPR®) as a Partner. Ginny is a regulatory affairs professional specializing in software-based products with over 10 years of experience in the regulated industry including medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Ginny has developed regulatory strategies for a variety of SiMD/SaMD and...
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Company: Biocare Medical, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 4/7/2021 Class II PRODUCT BIOCARE Medical , IntelliPath FLX, Automated Staining Instrument, Ref: ” Model Number:IPS0001US and IPS0001INTL containing software version 3.5.3.1 Recall Number: Z-1333-2021 REASON Their is a potential that the automated staining instrument with software version 3.5.3.1 may move with random speeds in random direction...
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Company: Philips North America, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 4/7/2021 Class II PRODUCT Philips SureSigns VM4, VM6 and VM8 – Product Usage: patient monitors-for monitoring, recording and alarming of multiple physiological parameters of adults, pediatrics, and neonates in healthcare environments. (CHINA only) SureSigns VM4 (863063, 863085) SureSigns VM6 (863064, 863065, 863086) SureSi”gns VM8 (863066, 863068,...
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An excellent overview of the challenges and benefits of the Microservices architectural style of software application development.  While many of the factors discussed by the author (Dr. André Fachat, published January 30, 2019), these same factors can affect the safety and efficacy of a medical devices using this style.  The article consists of two parts:...
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Brian Pate - Quality Injection Podcast
On a recent podcast of Quality Injection Podcast EP12, our General Manager Brian Pate spoke with Oded Assouline on the topic of US FDA Design Controls and in particular Design Input.  Some of the questions they explored were Is a concept phase needed for defining the product or device that meets the user needs. Are validation...
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Company: Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/31/2021 Class II PRODUCT Ultrasonic pulsed doppler imaging system – Product Usage: intended for use by trained personnel (doctor, Sonographer, etc.) for the diagnostic ultrasound evaluation of Fetal, Abdominal, Intra-operative (Spec.), Intraoperative (Neuro.), Laparoscopic, Pediatric, Small Organ (Spec.), Neonatal Cephalic, Adult Cephalic, Trans-rectal, Trans-vaginal, Trans-esoph....
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Company: CAIRE DIAGNOSTICS INC Date of Enforcement Report: 3/31/2021 Class II PRODUCT CAIRE DIAGNOSTICS FenomPro REF 900-0001 SN ***** – Product Usage: a portable, non-invasive device to measure fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) in human breath. Fenom Pro should not be used in critical care, emergency care or in anesthesiology. Recall Number: Z-1284-2021 REASON Erroneously...
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Company: Biomerieux Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/31/2021 Class II PRODUCT VITEK 2 (version numbers 8.01, 8.02 (8.0x) and 9.01, 9.02 (9.0x) with the external communication configured to HL7 (system, test, automated, antimicrobial susceptibility, short incubation). VITEK 2 is an automated system consisting of instruments, software and reagent cards designed for the identification and antimicrobial...
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62304 training
IEC 62304 and Emerging Standards for Medical Device and Health IT Software DATES:  April 6-8, 2021 Clock time each day:  8:30 am – 4:30 pm US EDT COST: 3 Full Days for $2,100.00 (Early Bird discount extended! $1795 thru April 3rd) Multi-student discounts available. Register at EventZilla:  https://events.eventzilla.net/e/2021-softwarecpr–iec-62304-and-emerging-standards-and-fda-expectations-for-medical-device-and-health-it-software-2138790469 This 62304 Public Training Course provides a...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/24/2021 Class II PRODUCT Software versions syngo.CT VA30A_SP2 or syngo.CT VA30A_SP2a in the Computed tomography systems as follows: SOMATOM go.Now (Model 11061610)SOMATOM go.Up (Models 11061620 & 11061628) SOMATOM go.All (Model 11061630) SOMATOM go.Top (Models 11061640 & 11061648) SOMATOM go.Sim (Model 11061660) SOMATOM go.Open Pro (Model...
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Company: Mindray DS USA, Inc. dba Mindray North America Date of Enforcement Report: 3/24/2021 Class II PRODUCT Mindray BeneVision Distributed Monitoring System( DMS) 1. p/n 115-051209-00 2. p/n 115-034414-00 and 115-034413-00 when used with the following software versions: 03.04.00 04.01.00 04.03.00 04.04.00 04.04.01 Recall Number: Z-1254-2021 REASON BeneVision DMS may intermittently freeze and require a...
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Company: ExacTrac Dynamic (Medical Charged-Particle Radiation Therapy System). Date of Enforcement Report: 3/17/2021 Class II PRODUCT ExacTrac Dynamic (Medical Charged-Particle Radiation Therapy System). Recall Number: Z-1185-2021 REASON In case of a failed automatic marker detection, a software error causes parts of the display to incorrectly behave as if the current patient position is within predefined...
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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Date of Enforcement Report: 3/17/2021 Class II PRODUCT Cascadion SM Clinical Analyzer, REF 99990000 SN Type: 9910 Recall Number: Z-1202-2021 REASON Due to software defect, under certain assay parameters, false Vitamin D results may be reported. The system reports a false result by not quantitating the correct analyte peak in sample...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Sensis / Sensis Vibe systems with software version VD12 and equipped with HP Flex Pro-C PC. Diagnostic and administrative tool supporting hemodynamic catheterizations and/or electrophysiology studies Model Numbers: Sensis Vibe Hemo 11007641 Sensis Vibe Combo 11007642 Sensis 10764561 Postprocessing Workstation 6648161...
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Mike Russell - Business Agility
(March 1, 2021)— Mike Russell has joined Crisis Prevention and Recovery LLC (DBA SoftwareCPR ®) as a Partner. He is not new to the firm and industry, having assisted on many engagements in the last decade as an Affiliated Expert. He was also on the TIR working group that created the AAMI TIR45- 2012 Technical...
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Company: Medtronic Date of Enforcement Report: 3/1/2021 Class I PRODUCT HVAD Pump Implant Kits for the HeartWare HVAD System PUMP 1103 PUMP 1104 PUMP 1104JP The HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) Pump Implant Kit is part of the HeartWare HVAD System, which is used to help the heart continue to pump blood to the rest...
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Company: Carl Zeiss Meditec AG Date of Enforcement Report: 2/24/2021 Class II PRODUCT IOLMaster 700 Recall Number: Z-1133-2021 REASON When using software 1.90.2.09 or 1.90.8.06 and using modality worklist functionality for patient data transfer, the selection of the patient in the patient list may not match the patient information displayed on the right side of...
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Company: Biomeme, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021 Class III PRODUCT Nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic devices for the detection of 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and/or diagnosis of 2019-nCoV infection in human clinical specimens. The RT-PCR test runs on a Franklin Real-Time PCR Thermocycler Device (Reference/Catalog Number 1000003,1000018) with the Software Controller version 6.4.3. The cycler...
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Company: Topcon Medical Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Harmony Referral System (aka Harmony RS)/ Medical Device Data System – Product Usage: intended to be used by trained healthcare professionals and clinicians to access archived multimedia data, forms and patient information. Recall Number: Z-0952-2021 REASON Harmony RS integrations with Topcon equipment,...
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Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Philips EPIQ Diagnostic Ultrasound System; Model Numbers: EPIQ Elite, EPIQ 5G, EPIQ 5C, EPIQ 7G, EPIQ 7C, EPIQ CVx & EPIQ CVxi. MOD EPIQ Elite DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; Rx Only 100-240V~50/60 Hz, 600 VA MOD EPIQ 5 DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND SYSTEM; GMDN 40761, Rx...
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Company: Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT Red Blood Cells, Leukocytes Reduced Recall Number: B-0216-2021 REASON Blood products, associated with a blood bank software glitch, were distributed. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Community Blood Center of the Ozarks on 9/25/2020. Voluntary:  Firm Initiated recall is ongoing. VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN...
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Company: Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 2/10/2021 Class II PRODUCT FUJIFILM Synapse PACS Software: versions 7.0.0 and 7.0.1 – Product Usage: intended for use as a web based application on an off-the shelf PC which meets or exceeds minimum specifications and is networked with a FUJIFILM Synapse PACS server. Recall Number:...
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Devices that do not meet the criteria for the Breakthrough Devices Program may have a new option under the Safer Technologies Program for Medical Devices (STeP). Read our previous post on the the Breakthrough Devices Program here: FDA Breakthrough Devices Program Draft Guidance. SteP is a voluntary program for certain medical devices that are “reasonably...
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Company: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/27/2021 Class II PRODUCT A calculator/data processing module for clinical use is an electronic device intended to store, retrieve, and process laboratory data Catalog Number: 07154003001. Recall Number: Z-0883-2021 REASON A software error results in the unintentional removal of the serum-indices flag that would otherwise prevent...
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Company: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/27/2021 Class II PRODUCT uPath software 1.1 and uPath software 1.1 IVD-INSW, Material numbers 08991871001 and 09077332001 Recall Number: Z-0877-2021 REASON When a user creates a measurement tool annotation in the uPath Enterprise software version 1.1, the measurement value is incorrectly calculated when the measurement is...
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