Fresenius Kabi announced today that it will acquire Ivenix with plans to bring a comprehensive infusion product portfolio to the U.S. The acquisition, which has a purchase price of $240 million upfront, also includes potential milestone payments linked to achievements of commercial and operating targets. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Fresenius Kabi announced today that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its wireless Agilia Connect infusion system. Lake Zurich, Illinois–based Fresenius Kabi’s Agilia Connect infusion system includes the Agilia volumetric pump and the Agilia syringe pump with Vigilant software suite-Vigilant Master Med technology. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Fresenius Kabi USA announced today that it initiated the voluntary recall of seven lots of its sodium acetate injection. Lake Zurich, Illinois-based Fresenius Kabi recalled the USP, 400 mEq/100 mL (4 mEq/mL), 100 mL fill in a 100 mL vial to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter found in reserve and/or […]
The U.S. Cyber Security & Infrastructure Security Agency today issued a medical advisory for the Fresenius Kabi Agilia Connect infusion system. Fresenius Kabi’s Agilia Connect infusion system has been deemed “exploitable remotely/low attack complexity” by the agency. Successful exploitation of vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive information, modify settings or parameters or perform […]
Omnicell (NSDQ:OMCL) and Fresenius Kabi announced today that they are collaborating on new technology for managing controlled substances. The collaboration aims to provide U.S. hospitals and health systems with innovative new pharmacy technology designed to support safety and efficiency in dispensing controlled substances in patient care areas. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business […]
Fresenius Kabi announced today that it initiated the U.S. introduction of a fentanyl citrate injection in the Simplist pre-filled syringe. Lake Zurich, Ill.-based Fresenius Kabi’s proprietary Simplist ready-to-administer prefilled syringe offers the fentanyl citrate injection at 50 mcg per 1 mL in an effort to reduce waste and diversion while ensuring the safe delivery of medication. […]
Fresenius Kabi announced today that it launched two new presentations of Heparin sodium in its Freeflex IV bags. Lake Zurich, Ill.–based Fresenius Kabi’s Heparin sodium in sodium chloride injection at a concentration of two USP units per ml is indicated as an anticoagulant to maintain catheter patency, according to a news release. Get the full […]
Although March brought on tough times for top stocks in the medtech industry, April is already showing signs of a rebound. The year’s strong start, during which MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 index notched an all-time best of 110.96 points (Feb. 15) came to an end later that month and carried over into March, with the index hitting its lowest […]
Fresenius Kabi announced that it entered into a U.S. distribution agreement with Corvida Medical for the HALO closed system drug-transfer device (CSTD). Under the distribution agreement, Lake Zurich, Ill.-based Fresenius Kabi will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for the HALO CSTD, an airtight and leak-proof CSTD designed to prohibit the transfer of environmental contaminants into the […]
The FDA has designated a recall of Fresenius Kabi USA infusion devices and software as Class I, the most serious type of recall. In June, Fresenius Kabi USA voluntarily began the recall of its Volumat MC Agilia volumetric infusion pump to upgrade an alarm that signals when the infusion is complete, and of its Vigilant […]
Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling the Volumat MC Agilia volumetric infusion pump and Vigilant Drug’Lib software to fix software anomalies and to upgrade an alarm signaling when the infusion is complete. The recall is designed to solve four software anomalies that could cause over- or under-infusion of fluids or medications, which in rare circumstances, […]