Aug 21, 2013
American Academy of Family Physicians
News in Brief: Week of Aug. 19-23
The affected products are labeled as either "sodium chloride flush" or "heparin lock flush."
Mon Aug 19, 2013
US Food and Drug Administration
Covidien Initiates a Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Monoject...
August 19, 2013 - Mansfield, MA Covidien today announced that it has initiated a voluntary recall of certain lots of Monoject prefill flush syringes.
Mon Apr 01, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Excelsior signs contract with HealthTrust for disinfection cap technology
Excelsior Medical Corporation, a provider of catheter maintenance products, has signed a new supplier contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group for prefilled saline and heparin flush syringes and their SwabCap disinfection cap line of products, including SwabFlush.
Wed Mar 27, 2013
Diligence Needed During Transition in Heparin Products' Labels
Labels on newly manufactured heparin products will prominently state the number of units of drug in the entire container once revisions to the United States Pharmacopeia monographs for heparin lock flush solution and heparin sodium injection go into effect on May 1. This change, although intended to prevent medication errors, may initially present ... (more)
Thu Mar 21, 2013
Excelsior Medical Signs Agreement With HealthTrust
"This agreement will continue to benefit the many health care facilities that are members of the HealthTrust group purchasing organization." "We are pleased to continue our outstanding relationship with Excelsior and to make their state of the art products available to our members," says Fred Keller, VP of Sourcing for HealthTrust, adding "they ... (more)