AW Server, Cl ll GE Healthcare

Company:GE Healthcare
Date of Enforcement Report 4/24/2013
Class ll:


GE Healthcare, AW Server. Product Usage: . AW Server is a medical software system that allows multiple users to remotely access AW applications from compatible computers on a network. The system allows networking, selection, processing and filming of multimodality DICOM images. Both the client and server software are only for use with off the shelf hardware technology that meets defined minimum specifications. Recall Number Z-1137-2013

GE Healthcare has recently become aware of a potential safety issue with respect to the Results Viewer in the AW Server. After starting the Results Viewer with the selected series of a patient, the pixel and certain annotation data from a different patient is displayed in one of the viewports. This occurs on an occasional basis, when multiple users are simultaneously accessing the Results Viewer.

GE Healthcare, LLC, Waukesha, WI on 6/28/2012. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.


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Amy enjoys researching and writing about developments in medical technology and how that intersects with US law. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2020 and now works as a Regulatory Associate for SoftwareCPR®, a general-purpose regulatory consulting firm that is recognized globally for their expertise with standards and national regulations pertaining to medical device, mobile medical app, and HealthIT software.

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