Carestream—Kodak DirectView DR 7500 Dual Detector Digital Radiography Systems: Patient Mismatch May Occur

January 8, 2014 | Risk Management News

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In a December 19, 2013, Urgent Medical Device Recall letter submitted by ECRI Institute member hospitals, Carestream states if a user interrupts the daily off-set refresh detector calibration on the systems below by switching the active detector from one bucky to another and cancels detector calibration within 30 sec of initiating this process, the previous patient image may display on the console with the current patient's name. Carestream states that it has received no reports of injuries or misdiagnoses. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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