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Patient Safety
Thursday, June 27, 2013
6/27 - Study: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Screening to Identify Spinal and Paraspinal Infections Asso »
6/27 - Study: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Screening to Identify Spinal and Paraspinal Infections Associated with Injections...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
6/27 - Relapse of Fungal Meningitis Associated with Contaminated Methylprednisolone »
A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that an 80-year-old man with no history of an immunos...
Friday, June 7, 2013
6/13 - Main Street Family Pharmacy Products: Samples of Injectable Methylprednisolone Acetate Test P »
6/13 - Main Street Family Pharmacy Products: Samples of Injectable Methylprednisolone Acetate Test Positive for Microbial...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
5/30 - Olympia Pharmacy Sterile Compounded Products: Recall - Concerns About Sterility Assurance »
ISSUE : Lowlite Investments d/b/a Olympia Pharmacy ("Lowlite") notified the public of a voluntary multi-state recall of al...
Sunday, May 19, 2013
5/19 - All Sterile Drug Products Made and Distributed By NuVision Pharmacy Dallas Facility: Recall »
5/19 - All Sterile Drug Products Made and Distributed By NuVision Pharmacy Dallas Facility:  Recall - Lack Of Sterili...
Friday, May 17, 2013
5/17 - Symbios Medical Products Issues Nationwide Recall of GOPump and GOBlock Kits »
Symbios Medical Products initiated a voluntary recall of all GoPump Rapid Recovery System kits and GOBlock Kits manufactu...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
5/8 - Cardinal Health: Class 1 Recall - Various Presource Kits Containing a Pre-Assembled Anesthesi »
5/8 - Cardinal Health:  Class 1 Recall - Various Presource Kits Containing a Pre-Assembled Anesthesia Circuit &nbs...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
5/14 - The Compounding Shop: FDA News Release - Lack of Sterility Assurance of Drug Products »
UPDATE - The Compounding Shop: In Cooperation with FDA, The Compounding Shop, LLC Declares a Voluntary Recall of All L...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
4/30 - Hospira Inc., GemStar Infusion System: Recall - Lithium Battery Low Voltage »
ISSUE : Hospira notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of the GemStar Infusion System, Models 13000, 1310...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
4/23 - CareFusion Alaris PC Unit with Software V9.12: Class 1 Recall - Communication Error When Att »
4/23 - CareFusion Alaris PC Unit with Software V9.12:  Class 1 Recall - Communication Error When Attached to EtCO2 or...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
4/23 - All Sterile Compounded Products by Nora Apothecary And Alternative Therapies: Recall - Lack »
4/23 - All Sterile Compounded Products by Nora Apothecary And Alternative Therapies:  Recall - Lack of Sterility Assu...
Monday, April 22, 2013
4/22 - Balanced Solutions All Sterile Compounded Products: Recall - Lack of Sterility Assurance »
ISSUE : Balanced Solutions Compounding Pharmacy, LLC announced a voluntary recall of all lots of sterile products compou...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
4/16 - Sterile Products Compounded, Repackaged, and Distributed by ApothéCure: Recall - Sterility A »
4/16 - Sterile Products Compounded, Repackaged, and Distributed by ApothéCure:  Recall - Sterility Assurance Concerns...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
4/11 - Green Valley Drugs: Recall of All Lots of All Sterile Products – Quality Control Concerns »
ISSUE : Green Valley Drugs notified healthcare professionals and their organizations about the recall of all lots of all s...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013
3/21 - Clinical Specialties Compounding Pharmacy Products: Recall - All Sterile Products Recalled D »
3/21 - Clinical Specialties Compounding Pharmacy Products:  Recall - All Sterile Products Recalled Due To Lack of Ste...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
3/21 - Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose Injection Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Cen »
3/21 - Lidocaine Hydrochloride and 5% Dextrose Injection Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluatio...
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...

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