Audits

At Least Seven Deaths Linked to GI Endoscopes in Seattle, Washington

“The article that started a national discussion.“ December 5, 2014 —¬†Federal health officials recently attributed a deadly “superbug” outbreak at…

Association of GI Endoscopy with Two Patient Deaths: Illinois, 2013

February 9, 2015 — The FDA’s “MAUDE” database (or, “Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience” database) lists medical device reports,…

Study Finds U.S. Hospitals Are not Following Policies Proven to Prevent Life-Threatening Infections – A Call to Action

A study by the Columbia University School of Nursing found that while most hospitals have evidence-based policies on file for…