The FDA recently posted notice of a select recall of Draeger Medical Jaundice Meters over issues with users misinterpreting the display. The recall affects all Draeger Medical’s Jaundice Meter JM-105 units, and has been labeled as a Class I recall, indicating the potential for serious injury or death. The Draeger Jaundice Meter is designed for […]
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) said yesterday it tapped former Covidien investor relations head Coleman Lannum as its investor relations senior VP, reporting directly to prez & CEO Bryan Hanson. Lannum has more than 15 years in investor relations, having held positions with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:MNK), Covidien and Tyco Healthcare. During his time with Covidien, Lannum oversaw the company’s initial […]
Rush University Medical System is suing Draeger Medical claiming that after spending 4 years and $18 million installing a patient monitoring system from the company, the system doesn’t work, according to a Cook County Record report. The medical center filed a complaint on Aug. 18, according to the report, with Rush accusing Draeger of breach […]
The FDA today released information on a Class I recall of Draeger Medical‘s VentStar Oxylog 3000 disposable pediatric patient circuits over issues with air leakage. The federal watchdog labeled the recall as a Class I, the agency’s most serious classification of recall. Class 1 designations are used when there is a reasonable probability that product […]
Draeger Medical reeled in $57.4 million from the U.S. Department of Defense, according to a contract release posted yesterday. The money came through the 2nd 1-year option period for a 1-year base contract with 9 1-year option periods, according to the DoD. Through the contract, Draeger will supply patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, spare […]
The FDA today said it expanded its recall of Draeger Medical‘s Evita V500 and Babylog VN500 ventilators to include the optional PS500 batteries after they were updated with new power supply firmware that failed to correct the issue depleting the battery. The original recall, initiated last September and updated in December, put the ventilators on […]
The FDA today issued a recall for Dräger Medical‘s emergency transport ventilators over a system error that can lead to a a halt in ventilator function, labelling the recall as Class I. The FDA labels recalls as Class I, the agency’s most serious classification of recall, when there is a reasonable probability that product use […]
The FDA Wednesday issued a recall notice for Draeger Medical‘s Evita V500 and Babylog VN500 ventilators due to an issue with the batteries not appropriately displaying its charge. The federal watchdog labeled the recall as a Class I, the most serious type of recall issued by the FDA, which indicates “there is a reasonable probability that […]
Pennsylvania device maker Draeger Medical recalled a pair of its ventilators after discovering battery issues that could put patient safety at risk.
A trio of medical device makers collected Pentagon supply deals worth a collective $234.3 million, according to recent Defense Dept. reports.