Company: GE Healthcare It
Date of Enforcement Report: 1/8/2014
The Centricity Laboratory System is intended to be an information system designed to support the clinical and administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of clinical laboratory services and facilities, e.g., the storing and delivering of analytical results. It is a specially designed data program application (software), which is supplied for installation in existing mainframe or decentralized computers or a computer network. This software system will not be the software directly used to run, steer, or control any specific laboratory analyzer or equipment. It is intended for use in laboratory facilities, including a central laboratory or in a multiple laboratory environment servicing satellite laboratories, reference laboratories, clinics, etc. Centricity Laboratory System is not intended for direct patient contact. The Centricity Laboratory System product is designed to facilitate the general clinical, anatomic pathology and cytology laboratory workflow such as order entry, results entry, instrument interfacing, results reporting and patient record retrieval. It integrates with other Hospital Information Systems (HIS) through HL7 interface by order entering and also report processing. The Centricity Laboratory System is intended to interface with various lab results. Centricity Laboratory System is intended to be used by laboratory technologists, technicians, analyst and other trained/site authorized system users. Recall Number Z-0620-2014
GE Healthcare is aware of a potential safety issue with the use of GE Centricity Laboratory Instrument Interface (IF) where free-text sent from IM is not being transcribed into free-text in iNET. The instrument may upload results to IF/iNET when order/request is not yet in IF/iNET. In such a situation, test level supporting free-text sent from the instrument is discarded (not captured).
GE Healthcare It, Barrington, IL on 3/12/2013. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Nationwide and Internationally