GE Healthcare takes nuclear imaging systems off line after unit collapses and kills patient

July 10, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

GE Healthcare recommends that healthcare providers take certain nuclear imaging systems off line after an Infinia Hawkeye 4 nuclear medicine camera collapses and kills a patient in a Veterans Administration hospital in New York.

GE Healthcare's Infinia Hawkeye 4 system

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) issued an urgent field safety notice on its nuclear medicine systems after part of an Infinia Hawkeye 4 system collapsed and killed a patient in a New York Veterans Administration hospital.

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