Endoscopes have made headlines for transmitting bacteria from one patient to the next, seriously impacting patient health and even resulting in death. For more details on reported incidents, you can read the following articles below:
GI Health prioritizes patient safety by using cutting-edge technology during each procedure that minimizes the risk of infection. At GI Health, we use the DSD EDGE® Endoscope Reprocessing System, by Medivators. The DSD EDGE is the most widely-used endoscope reprocessor, which disinfects equipment between patients.
Why is this important at GI Health?
- Single-use chemistry to provide fresh, full-strength disinfectant
- Increased operator safety
- Alarm alerts operator of reprocessing deficiency
Read more about Automated Endoscope Reprocessors on the FDA website here.