The pace of innovation in the ICU is orders of magnitude slower than that of the cath lab and OR, and the COVID-19 crisis has pushed, tested, and exposed ICUs for lacking state-of-the-art technology and resources.
The hope is that healthcare workers would be able to reuse masks for a longer period of time.
Advanced Sterilization Products received an EUA for the STERRAD Sterilization Cycles.
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.