Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Centricity Laboratory Core Lab

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por GE Healthcare It.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Calculator/data processing module, for clinical use - Product Code JQP
  • Causa
    Ge healthcare has become aware of a potential safety issue associated with the use of ge centricity laboratory where panel reflex does not occur if dip.Specimen is blank. panel reflexing fails to occur when ad-hoc re-routing functionality is used and the following are true: 1) the ordered panel is a slave panel, and; 2) the panitem specimen group field of one or more of the ordered items on the ma.
  • Acción
    GE Healtchare sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated March 12, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. The letter requested that customers review their workflows to determine whether this series of events could happen at their sites. Customers who self-identified this series of events as a possible workflow are recommended to contact their GE service representative for a software correction. These customers may also elect to identify master panels that may be re-routed ad hoc and then to ensure that the specimen group field is updated to NULL if currently set to blank. Customers with any questions about this issue are advised to contact their GE service representative or the GE Healthcare IT Help Desk: North America at For questions regarding this recall call 847-277-4468.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Software Versions: 3.3, 4.0, 4.1
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including GA and Internationally to Canada and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    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
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    GE Healthcare It, 540 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington IL 60010-3051
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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