Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Merge LIS

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 Merge Healthcare, Inc..

¿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
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    There are potential issues with results reporting for certain run-based tests. under certain conditions, the wrong results could inadvertently be verified.
  • Acción
    Merge Healthcare issued a letter dated April 15, 2017, via email or via certified mail if they did not have an email address for the customer. The letter notifies the customer of the issue, informs them of a workaround, and lets them know a fix is being planned and they will be notified once it is made available. The notification instructs the customer to pass the information onto all other users, as well as any downstream customers if it was further distributed. The notification also informs the customer their response is required using the enclosed form and the return addressed envelope. The response form asks, in part, if they are interested in accepting the fix. If they decline the fix, they are asked to provide the reason why. The response was required no later than April 29, 2016. For further questions, call (877) 741-5369.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Versions V3.7, 3.7.1, 3.7.2, 3.7.3, 3.8,, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, and 4.1.4
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution to facilities and distributors. Distribution was made to the Virgin Islands. Foreign distribution was also made. There was no military/government distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Merge LIS software. The firm name on the label is Merge Healthcare. || Merge LIS system is a complete system for ordering, managing and reporting a patient s laboratory work, from the time of order entry to the time the laboratory test results are reported.
  • Manufacturer