Risk Management

Considerations Not Addressed in the FDA’s Communication Discussing Olympus’ New Instructions for Reprocessing the TJF-Q180V Duodenoscope

March 27, 2015 — On March 26, 2015, the FDA issued a safety communication: Olympus Validates New Reprocessing Instructions for…

Tap Water Used for Irrigation during GI Endoscopy: A Recommendation and Assessment of the Infection Risk

February 18, 2014 —┬áThis article discusses the potential for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) associated with the use of tap water, compared…

Multiple Outbreaks of a ‘Nightmarish Bacteria’ Linked to Contaminated Endoscopes in the U.S and Europe: Has a ‘Smoking Gun’ Been Found?

A popular Sunday morning television news show aired a segment on January 15, 2014, that provided helpful advice about a…