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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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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 EST COST: 3 Full Days for $2,100.00 (Early Bird discount! $1795 thru Feb 19th) 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 clear...
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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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Company: Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/27/2021 Class II PRODUCT Synapse PACS Software Versions 5.1 and higher Recall Number: Z-0878-2021 REASON There is a potential for the wrong patient information may be displayed in the viewer or PowerJacket. Additionally, the incorrect max standard uptake values (SUV) for PET ad CT studies...
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Our January 2021 Newsletter has been published!
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January 2021 Standards Navigator
This January 2021 Standards Navigator Report content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers.  See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. SoftwareCPR® Standards Navigator provides information and tools related to standards that play a significant role in health software and software intensive medical devices. In addition to information on existing standards, SoftwareCPR Standards Navigator keeps you...
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Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT All EPIQ and Affiniti Ultrasound systems. Model numbers – EPIQ 5G, EPIC 5C, EPIQ 5W, EPIQ 7G, EPIC 7C, EPIQ 7W, EPIQ CVx, Affiniti 30, Affiniti 50, Affiniti 70. Diagnostic Ultrasound System. MOD – EPIQ 5 GMDN – 40761 100-240V 50/60 Hz, 600...
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Company: Philips Ultrasound Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT All EPIQ and Affiniti Ultrasound systems. Model numbers – EPIQ 5G, EPIC 5C, EPIQ 5W, EPIQ 7G, EPIC 7C, EPIQ 7W, EPIQ CVx, Affiniti 30, Affiniti 50, Affiniti 70. Diagnostic Ultrasound System. MOD – EPIQ 5 GMDN – 40761 100-240V 50/60 Hz, 600...
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Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT Atellica CH 930 Analyzer – In vitro diagnostic testing of clinical specimens. Product Siemens Material Number (SMN): 11067000 – Product Usage: intended for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of various body fluids, using photometric, turbidimetric, chemiluminescent, and integrated ion selective electrode technology...
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Company: Philips North America, LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT Emission Computed Tomography System Image Process System – Product Usage: intended for general Nuclear Medicine imaging procedures for detection of radioisotope tracer uptake in the patient body. Recall Number: Z-0852-2021 REASON A software defect that has the potential to result in image...
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Company: Medtronic Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT CareLink Personal Software Therapy Management Software Tool for Diabetes CareLink System Therapy Management Software Tool for Diabetes Software Uploader versions: 3.1.5.000 3.1.2.000. Recall Number: Z-0843-2021 REASON Incomplete basal rate information may be transmitted leading to a potential for inappropriate change in therapy. During data...
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Company: Medtronic Neuromodulation Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT Medtronic Intellis Spinal Cord Stimulator, Model Number A710, Clinical Programmer application version 1.3.80 – Product Usage: intended for use by clinicians in the programming of the following Medtronic neurostimulators (external and implantable) for pain therapy. Recall Number: Z-0860-2021 REASON A710 Intellis Clinician Application has...
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Company: ICU Medical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/20/2021 Class II PRODUCT icumedical Cogent” Hemodynamic Monitoring System – Product Usage: intended for patients for whom the monitoring of continuous cardiac output and calculated hemodynamic parameters is indicated for diagnostic and prognostic evaluation by a clinician. Recall Number: Z-0859-2021 REASON Due to a potential software issue,...
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Company: Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 1/13/2021 Class II PRODUCT enGen Laboratory Automation System, enGen Track System, Catalog Number ENGEN – Product Usage: intended for use in the in vitro quantitative measurement of a variety of analytes of clinical interest, using both VITROS Chemistry Products Slides (colorimetric endpoint, rate, ion-selective electrode, and immunorate...
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Company: B Braun Medical, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 12/30/2020 Class II PRODUCT APEX Compounding System Control Panel Module, REF: 601224, Product Code AX1000 – Product Usage: intended for intravascular administration to a patient. Recall Number: Z-0717-2021 REASON There is the potential for the compounding system to not immediately interrupt compounding and alert user to...
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Company: Baxter Healthcare Corporation Date of Enforcement Report: 12/30/2020 Class II PRODUCT Baxter SIGMA Spectrum Infusion Pump with Master Drug Library (Version 6) – Product Usage: intended to be used for the controlled administration of fluids. Recall Number: Z-0712-2021 REASON There is a potential software error during programming. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Baxter Healthcare Corporation on 11/23/2020....
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