Medical Scope Management

Medical Scope Management: 3 dirty scopes, 16 infected patients

June 21, 2016

  Lisa Castore, Marketing Intern The LA Times recently released an article about 11 hospital patient deaths at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. The killer? Medical scope mismanagement. The outbreak began in January 2013 and continued until August 2015, resulting in 16 infected patients, including 11 who have since died. While only one of the 11 […]

AAMI’s New Cleaning Standards Reduce Endoscope Infection Risk

June 1, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator                             In February and March of 2015, hospitals were hurrying to address a deadly antibiotic-resistant superbug that threatened North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle. According to Charles Patrick David, MD, this superbug, Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), is […]