Being prepared significantly improves the odds that an organization will successfully manage and mitigate risk, sustain trust and loyalty, and protect and preserve their brand.
Recalls for failure are chronic in the medical device industry. The sources of those failures could originate anywhere in the supply chain. Fixing supply chain issues is ultimately the responsibility of the instrument’s maker.
The hot issues are related to compliance, EU MDR and recalls.
The number of recalls also increased 21.5% this quarter, according to Stericycle’s Q3 2019 Recall Index.
By simply scanning a barcode, SoomSafety gives users access to important product instructions, safety and recall information.
A recent project conducted by Northeastern graduate students looked at device recalls over the past five years and some of the common threads.
Medical device recalls were at their lowest quarter since Q4 2011, according to Stericycle’s recall index for Q4 2017.
When a software patch or device update cannot remedy a cyber threat, sometimes a recall is necessary.
Experts at hospitals state that they need clearer and more organized information from device manufacturers during a recall.
Recalls involving lithium-ion battery components are far more complex and if not handled properly, can have dangerous consequences.