GE issues another imaging system fall warning after discovering missing screws

September 19, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

GE Healthcare issues another falling equipment warning for its large imaging systems after finding that some devices were installed without 4 important screws.

GE issues another imaging system fall warning after discovering missing screws

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) issued its 2nd imaging system fall warning in as many months after the company discovered that certain Advantx and Innova systems were installed without 4 screws that hold up the overhead video monitors.

There have been no reports of the systems falling, GE noted, but the company said that the missing screws may increase the risk of falls, asking hospitals to check their systems and report any issues.

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Affected systems include all Advantx, Innova 2000, Innova 2100IQ, Innova 3100, Innova 3100IQ, Innova 4100, Innova 4100IQ cardiovascular X-ray imaging systems equipped with video monitor suspension, excluding systems with large display monitor suspensions.

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