Cl II Visicu eCareManager system

Company:.Visicu, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 12/16/2015
Class lI:

PRODUCT

The eCareManager system. Software intended for use in data collection, storage and clinical information management with independent bedside devices, and ancillary systems that are connected either directly or through networks. For use in a hospital environment. eCareManager allows clinicians to generate a PDF display of an order (new, change, discontinue), which is printed at the bedside and/or hospital pharmacy. This printed PDF should be reviewed by the clinician and verified by the hospital pharmacist and entered into the hospital pharmacy system. Recall Number Z-0399-2016

REASON
A software defect may cause incorrect medication order change. If the user decides to edit the order prior to electronic signature AND selects the return to Previous Screen function, the previously selected medication is replaced with whatever medication is in the number one spot on the complete medication list. At the stage where the order is signed, the medication displayed may be incorrect.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Visicu, Inc., Baltimore, MD, on 3/27/2015. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
43

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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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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