Tag Archives: Endoscope

EndoPro Magazine Recognized as Folio: ‘Eddies Award’ Finalist

Publication receives nominations for prestigious industry award for second consecutive year. Phoenix, AZ – EndoPro Magazine was selected, for the second year in a row, as a finalist for the 2017 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Awards. FOLIO: serves the entire magazine and online media industry, with segments for business to business, consumer, custom and association. This prestigious awards program recognizes the best ...

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Introducing IAHCSMM’s New Endoscope Reprocessing Manual

IAHCSMM’s new 15-chapter manual serves as a valuable education tool and resource for endoscope reprocessing managers and technicians. Manual, workbook and boxed courses new available for sale! The 1st Edition Boxed Course includes the Endoscope Reprocessing Manual and the Workbook. The purpose of the manual is to provide information that enhances the knowledge of those responsible for reprocessing endoscopes and ...

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Air Force Academy issues alert to patients who underwent colonoscopies, enteroscopies

The Air Force Academy is notifying 267 patients of the school’s medical clinic and the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System that they are at risk for a number of infectious diseases due to improperly sterilized endoscopy equipment. The patients all underwent gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures — either colonoscopies or enteroscopies — with endoscopes that were properly sanitized but not ...

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New Study Shows Just How Difficult Endoscope Disinfection Is

Seattle, WAA new study suggests endoscope disinfection remains difficult for hospitals, meaning even with rigorous cleaning some endoscopes are still not fully clean. The study, conducted at a variety of hospitals and medical centers, highlights the difficulty of ensuring the medical devices are bacteria free. In 2015, the FDA issued a warning about the improper cleaning of endoscopes, while lawsuits have been ...

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