Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Merge PACS software. The firm name on the label is Merge Healthcare.

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
  • 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
    System, image processing, radiological - Product Code LLZ
  • Causa
    Studies that have qc, pde, or hl7 adt updates applied may fail to propagate via telmed protocol to the destination server and may fail to import on the destination server.
  • Acción
    Merge sent an Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter dated March 28, 2016, to all affected customers via email the week of April 4, 2016. If no email address was available, the letters were issued via certified mail. A letter dated February 21, 2017 , was issued was also issued via email or certified mail. The letter notifies the customer of the issue, informs them not receiving updated demographics or image content may result in delay in diagnosis or treatment of the patient or misdiagnosis, and they should be aware of the workaround. The customer is also notified a fix is not yet available, however, the recalling firm is working on correcting the issue and will inform them once a fix 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 understand the workaround and are they 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 18, 2016. A second letter was issued dated February 21, 2017,via email or certified mail if no email address was available. The letter notified customers a fix was now available and also contained the same information and response form as the first letter. The letter informed the customer a response was required 15 calendar days after receipt of the letter. The recalling firm reported emails will be tracked for delivery confirmation and the letters will be tracked for delivery by USPS certified services. For further questions, please call (877) 741-5369.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Versions 6.6.1,, 6.6.2,,, 7.0, and 7.0.1
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA (nationwide ) Distribution was made to medical facilities. Internationally to Canada. There was no government or military distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Merge PACS software. The firm name on the label is Merge Healthcare.
  • Manufacturer