From artificial intelligence to autonomous sterilization robots to drones, emerging technologies are playing a strong role in combating COVID-19.
During an outbreak, it is critical to treat reusable medical devices as potential sources of transmission.
2020 should be a pivotal year in which the microcosm of medical devices moves out of the shadows and joins the mainstream healthcare conversation.
With May 26, 2020 quickly approaching, every day counts.
The company developed the device as an alternative to reusable duodenoscopes, enabling the use of a new and sterile product for each procedure.
The goal of the voluntary program is to streamline the submission process. The agency also announced that it has selected participants for its EtO Innovation Challenges.
CooperVision, Inc. and Pentax of America won the agency approvals, respectively.
Stakeholders warn that more EtO facility closures could have a catastrophic result.
Six medical societies sent a letter to the agency over concern that limiting EtO sterilization will also limit the availability of certain devices to patients.
Will more medical devices be impacted?