Hill-Rom—Progressa Bed Systems: Brake Pedals May Fail, Potentially Allowing Unwanted Bed Movement and Leading to Patient Injury
January 24, 2018 | Strategic Insights for Health System
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In an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Hill-Rom states that a component used within the braking system of the above beds may break, potentially resulting in one or more brake pedals remaining in brake or not being engaged, which could lead to unwanted bed movement and possible patient or user injury. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...