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The Markup, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates how powerful institutions are using technology to change our society, reports that Facebook has been collecting patients’ sensitive health information—including details about their medical conditions, prescriptions, and doctor’s appointments—and sending it to Facebook.  They found that 33 of Newsweek’s top 100 hospitals in America contained a tracker, called the...
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FDA will host a webinar to discuss Cybersecurity quality system considerations on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. EDT.  The webinar will focus on the latest and current Cybersecurity Premarket Submissions draft guidance released in April 2022.  This draft guidance replaces the 2018 draft version and is intended to further emphasize the...
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Company: bioMerieux, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/25/2022 Class II PRODUCT VITEK 2 automated system. Recall Number: V-0141-2022 REASON Software issue where results sent to the LIS via HL7 format for antibiotic screen tests and synergy tests to not include the user-corrected or AES-corrected interpretation. This can potentially lead to incorrect final screen/synergy test results...
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Company: Daavlin Distributing Company Date of Enforcement Report: 5/18/2022 Class II PRODUCT 1 Series CX phototherapy units equipped with Daavlin’s ClearLink Control System software versions v3.03h and 3.04v. Models: 1 Ser CX 305-4 120-240V 50/60Hz, item # 06OS0004CX6 1 Ser CX 311-4 120-240V 50/60Hz CE, item # 807OS0004CX5 1 Ser CX 311-4 120-240V 50/60Hz, item...
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Company: PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS NEDERLAND B.V. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/11/2022 Class II PRODUCT Azurion systems with software release R1.x Recall Number: Z-0886-2022 REASON In the Azurion system, the user can add a new study to a patient by selecting the option Add Study . The Add Study dialogue box is then displayed where the...
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Company: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/11/2022 Class II PRODUCT VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution Base Product No.: 451570100 Recall Number: Z-1029-2022 REASON System software v1.5.1 has a system software issue related to the Daylight Savings Time (DST) change that can cause a system error, requiring the user to restart the system and potentially cause...
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Company: Becton Dickinson & Co. Date of Enforcement Report: 5/11/2022 Class II PRODUCT BD Synapsys Microbiology Informatics Solution, Catalog Number 444150, Software Version 4.10 Recall Number: Z-1018-2022 REASON When updating BD Kiestra customers to BD Synapsys version 4.10, the custom antibiotic codes set by the customer are overwritten with the BD default antibiotic codes. RECALLING...
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Company: Medtronic Neuromodulation Date of Enforcement Report: 5/4/2022 Class II PRODUCT MEDTRONIC INTERSTIM THERAPY SYSTEM FOR URINARY CONTROL, which includes the following: a) Handset with Communicator, Model Numbers: 1) TH90Q01, 2) TH90QFA, 3) TH90PFA, 4) TH90GFA, 5) TG90G01; b) InterStim X Clinician Therapy Application Software, Model Number A51300; and c) InterStim x “My Therapy” Patient...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 4/27/2022 Class II PRODUCT SIEMENS SOMATOM with software syngo CT VA30A_SP4 Models: SOMATOM go.Now 11061610 & 11061618 SOMATOM go.Up 11061620 & 11061628 SOMATOM go.All 11061630 & 11061638 SOMATOM go.Top 11061640 & 11061648 SOMATOM go.Sim 11061660 & 11061668 SOMATOM go.Open Pro 11061670 & 11061678 SOMATOM X.cite...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 4/27/2022 Class II PRODUCT Artis icono biplane- in combination with a Siemens Healthineers table or Trumpf/MAQUET table (OEM). Intended use single and biplane diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures. Model: 11327600 Recall Number: Z-0985-2022 REASON Five potential software issues affecting Artis pheno and Artis icono systems...
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Company: Medtronic Xomed, Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/27/2022 Class II PRODUCT Software 1898072 IPC upgrade v 2.7.3.0, IPC System: a) CONSOLE 1898001 IPC, Product Number 1898001; b) CONSOLE IPC REFURB, Product Number EC300RF; c) MASTER CONSOLE EC300 LEGEND EHS, Product Number EC300 Recall Number: Z-0961-2022 REASON As a result of Medtronic’s integrated power console...
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Company: St. Jude Medical, Cardiac Rhythm Management Division Date of Enforcement Report: 4/27/2022 Class II PRODUCT Merlin PCS 3650 programmer Model 3330 software Recall Number: Z-0964-2022 REASON Due to a programmer software anomaly under very specific circumstance when executing a pacing capture Decrement Test in-clinic on implantable cardioverter and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator devices, the...
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Company: SIGHT DIAGNOSTICS LTD Date of Enforcement Report: 4/27/2022 Class II PRODUCT The Sight OLO device is a computer vision based platform for blood analysis. The platform combines computer-vision algorithms for image processing to identify and quantify blood components (e.g., red blood cells) and their characteristics (e.g., cell volume) in an automated fashion. Using dedicated...
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Company: Varian Medical Systems Imaging Laboratory GmbH Date of Enforcement Report: 4/20/2022 Class II PRODUCT ARIA Radiation Therapy Management (RTM) VERSIONS 13.6, 15.1, 15.5, 15.6, 16.0, 16.1 Recall Number: Z-0942-2022 REASON Software issue for treatment plan and image management application may result in mismatch values which could result in treatment in the wrong location. RECALLING...
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Trying to understand Software Design Verification … A QA’s takeaway on reading the General Principles of Software Validation for the first time. FDA gives guidance in the General Principles of Software Validation guidance document, but in general: Testing at different levels: units, integrated units, software complete Testing types: negative, combinatorial, fault injection, risk controls challenge, boundary, corner cases, stress,...
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FDA has released a new draft of Premarket Cybersecurity in Medical Devices:  Quality System Considerations and Content of Premarket Submissions.  Per the scope, this 2022 FDA Premarket Cybersecurity Guidance “is applicable to devices that contain software (including firmware) or programmable logic, as well as software as a medical device (SaMD). The guidance is not limited to devices...
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Company: Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/13/2022 Class II PRODUCT Tempus LS, Type DGE1, CAT 00-3010, REF 3.940590, Software version 1.3.5, UDI: (01)07613365001693 Recall Number: Z-0861-2022 REASON Distribution of Defibrillators that are not approved or cleared for distribution US Market. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd. on 1/28/2022. Voluntary: Firm initiated VOLUME...
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Company: Diagnos Inc. Date of Enforcement Report: 4/6/2022 Class II PRODUCT CARA (Computer Assisted Retinal Analysis), Product ID: +B543CARA0/$$+7V4.7.2/16D202111179 Recall Number: Z-0826-2022 REASON Retinal analysis system software has some features, based on artificial intelligence, that potentially lack appropriate market approval, so it is recommended to use a specific prior software version. RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Diagnos Inc....
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Company: InfuTronix LLC Date of Enforcement Report: 4/6/2022 Class II PRODUCT Nimbus PainPro Ambulatory Infusion Pumps with software version v4, Model Number IT1072, sold as kit IT1075-DUKE-HSP, IT1076-DUKE-HSP and IT1077-DUKE-HSP Recall Number: Z-0832-2022 REASON An unreleased Version 4 Protocol Library was installed on Nimbus PainPro (H) infusion pumps in error that may impact patient safety...
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Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 4/6/2022 Class II PRODUCT Ysio system with VC10 software version, Model Number 10281013. Radiographic system Recall Number: Z-0841-2022 REASON Siemens Healthineers has identified a software error in previous software version VB10 for the Ysio fully automated system. The unit may process incorrect internal values for...
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New Date! COURSE DATES: May 9 – 12, 2022 (16 hours of training) HOURS:  11 am until 3 pm EDT each day TRAINING LOCATION: Virtual – live online COST: 4 half days for $1,920 per person Registration Link:  https://events.eventzilla.net/e/2022-softwarecpr-agile-and-compliant-training-course-2138816565 Only a limited number of discounted seats are available.  For more information on the course, use...
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Company: Philips Healthcare Date of Enforcement Report: 3/30/2022 Class II PRODUCT Azurion systems with software release R2.0.x Recall Number: Z-0734-2022 REASON In the Azurion system, the user can add a new study to a patient by selecting the option “Add Study”. The Add Study dialogue box is then displayed where the Patient Type is selected...
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This March 2022 Standards Navigator Report content is only available to Standards Navigator subscribers. See our Subscribe page for information on subscriptions. SoftwareCPR® Standards Navigator provides information and tools related to standards that play a significant role in health software and software intensive medical devices.  In addition to information on existing standards, our report keeps you...
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Company: Abbott Laboratories, Inc Date of Enforcement Report: 3/23/2022 Class II PRODUCT Alinity s System software version2.8.0, REF LN 06P16-01, IVD, OEI: (01)00380740138479 The Alinity s System is intended for In Vitro diagnostic use only. The Alinity s System is a highthroughput, fully automated immunoassay analyzer designed to determine the presence of specific antigens and...
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