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Patient Safety
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
3/21 - Symbios GOPump Elastomeric Infusion PumpKit: Class 1 Recall - Flow Restrictor Bead May Becom »
3/21 - Symbios GOPump Elastomeric Infusion PumpKit:  Class 1 Recall - Flow Restrictor Bead May Become Displaced From...
Monday, March 18, 2013
3/18 - Medprep Consulting Inc. Compounded Products: Recall - Potential Mold Contamination »
ISSUE : Med Prep Consulting, Inc. notified the public that it is recalling all lots of all products compounded at its fa...
Friday, March 8, 2013
Save-the-date: CDC Clinician Conference Call »
Wednesday, March 13th 2013 at 5pm ET A conference call for clinicians interested in obtaining additional informati...
Friday, March 8, 2013
Notice to Clinicians: Continued Vigilance Urged for Fungal Infections Among Patients Who Received Co »
Summary CDC continues to receive new reports of fungal infection among patients who were given injections of contaminat...
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Medtronic Drug Infusion Pumps: Recall - Intermittent or Permanent Pump Motor Stall »
ISSUE : FDA and Medtronic notified healthcare professionals that using unapproved drugs with the SynchroMed Infusion Pump...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Update: Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Infections among Persons Who Received Injections with Contamin »
Update: Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Infections among Persons Who Received Injections with Contaminated Medication &nb...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Qualitest Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 10 mg/500 mg: Recall - Potential for Ove »
Qualitest Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 10 mg/500 mg:  Recall - Potential for Oversized Tablets...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Additional Contamination Identified in Medical Products from New England Compounding Center »
Summary :  As part of the ongoing investigation of the multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infectio...
Monday, December 3, 2012
CDC and Safe Injection Practices Coalition: Tools Promoting Safe Injection Practices »
The CDC and Safe Injection Practices Coalition have made the following information and tools available to assist healthcar...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
ISIS Patient Safety Alert - 11/21/2012 »
Update: Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections Associated with Contaminated Steroid Medication...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
New Information on Clinical Course »
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Clinicians Consultation Network »
New telephone-based Clinicians Consultation Network service to assist clinicians treating patients who received inject...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Ameridose, LLC: Recall of Unexpired Products in Circulation »
ISSUE :  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that Ameridose, LLC, based in Westborough, Mass., is...
Saturday, October 27, 2012
FDA reports conditions observed at New England Compounding Center facility »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a copy of the FDA Form 483 issued to the New England Compounding Cen...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Update: FDA provides NECC Customer List »
FDA is making available two lists of customers (consignees) who received products that were shipped on or after May 21, 20...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Guidance to ISIS Members Who Use Compounding Pharmacies »
In the wake of this terrible outbreak, ISIS understands the conundrum of our members who utilize compounding pharmacy pr...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
An Important Message from Dr. Ray Baker, ISIS President, on the Meningitis Outbreak »
As I write this, there have been a total of 247 confirmed fungal infections in 15 states, resulting in 19 deaths. This i...
Monday, October 15, 2012
FDA Statement on Fungal Meningitis Outbreak (10/15/2012) »
As a result of the ongoing investigation of NECC, a patient with possible meningitis potentially associated with epidural...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Multi-State Outbreak of Meningitis Following Epidural Injections – UPDATE: Urgent Drug Recall Inform »
  Although all cases detected to date occurred after injections with products from the three lots identified, out o...
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
Call for Cases: Meningitis Following Epidural Injections -- Tennessee, 2012 »
The CDC has approached ISIS for help in facilitating their efforts to identify additional cases in their investigation of...
Monday, October 1, 2012
UPDATE: Multi-State Outbreak of Meningitis Following Epidural Injections »
Brief Summary:   Ten patients with meningitis, many with accompanying stroke in deep brain locations, have been repo...
Monday, September 24, 2012
Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg (Watson Laboratories): Recall - »
Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg (Watson Laboratories):  Recall - Potential for Ove...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Qualitest Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 10 mg/500 mg: Recall - Potential for Ove »
Qualitest Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets 10 mg/500 mg:  Recall - Potential for Oversized Tablets...
Friday, September 14, 2012
I-Flow ON-Q Pump with ONDEMAND Bolus Button: Class I Recall - Risk of Continuous Infusion at a Rate »
I-Flow ON-Q Pump with ONDEMAND Bolus Button:  Class I Recall - Risk of Continuous Infusion at a Rate Greater Than Exp...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
CareFusion 303, Alaris Pump Module, Model 8100: Class I Recall - Potential for Pump Malfunction To »
CareFusion 303, Alaris Pump Module, Model 8100:  Class I Recall - Potential for Pump Malfunction To Stop Infusion...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Covidien Initiates a Voluntary Recall of DGPHP RFA High-Power Single Use Grounding Pads and Cool-ti »
Covidien Initiates a Voluntary Recall of DGPHP RFA High-Power Single Use  Grounding Pads and Cool-tip™ RFA Electrode...
Friday, August 17, 2012
Hospira Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Injection 2 MG/ML, 1 mL fill in 2.5 mL Carpuject: Recall- May Co »
Hospira Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Injection 2 MG/ML, 1 mL fill in 2.5 mL Carpuject: Recall- May Contain More Than The In...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
GAO Releases a Report on Unsafe Injection Practices »
The Government Accounting Office (GAO) released its report on unsafe injection practices, which was prepared at the reques...
Monday, July 16, 2012
An important message from the President of ISIS »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) yesterday h...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
FDA introduces new safety measures for extended-release and long-acting opioid medications
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Strategy emphasizes education for prescribers, patients on highly potent pain relievers The U.S. Food and Drug Adminis...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
ISIS Working with CDC Officials to Address the Single Dose Vial Issue

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ISIS Leadership has been participating in conference calls with CDC officials to discuss the guideline suggesting that s...
Monday, July 2, 2012
Ondansetron (Zofran) IV – Drug Safety Communication - QT prolongation »
ISSUE : The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing healthcare professionals and the public that preliminary...
Friday, May 11, 2012
Hospira Carpuject Pre-filled Cartridges – Drug Alert: Products May Contain More Than the Intended F »
Hospira Carpuject Pre-filled Cartridges –  Drug Alert: Products May Contain More Than the Intended Fill Volume &nb...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
American Regent Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Epinephrine Injection, USP, 1:1000, 1 mL Am »
American Regent Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Epinephrine Injection, USP, 1:1000, 1 mL Ampules Lot #1395 Due to...

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