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IMPORTANT UPDATE: “FDA Encourages Use of Enteral Device Connectors that Reduce Risk of Misconnection and Patient Injury”

  On September 7th, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a guidance document outlining concern of the continued reports of misconnections with enteral devices and outlines recommendations on adopting a safer system. In the letter, the FDA recommends that hospitals and clinicians use enteral devices that have ISO 80369-3 connector and states […]

Vesco Medical awarded contract with HealthTrust

 VESCO MEDICAL, a Small Business Enterprise (SBE), has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for enteral devices with Vizient. Effective immediately, the new agreement allows HealthTrust members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by HealthTrust for Vesco’s entire line of enteral device products. “We are excited to enter into […]

Vesco Medical awarded contract for enteral devices with Vizient, Inc.

December 1, 2017 – VESCO MEDICAL, a Small Business Enterprise (SBE), has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for enteral devices with Vizient. Effective immediately, the new agreement allows Vizient members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Vizient for Vesco’s entire line of ENFit Tip Syringes. “We are […]

Slow Adoption of Safer Enteral Feeding Connectors Leaves Patients at Risk

© 2017 ECRI Institute Evaluations & Guidance ‐ Guidance Slow Adoption of Safer Enteral Feeding Connectors Leaves Patients at Risk Hazard #10—Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2018 Published 11/1/2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Enteral feeding tubing can be inadvertently connected to patient lines intended for other purposes, sometimes with fatal consequences. In one deadly incident, enteral […]

GEDSA Guidance Supporting ISO 80369-3 ENFit®

GEDSA Guidance Supporting ISO 80369-3 ENFit® The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has established ISO 80369 series of standards specifying designs of small-bore connectors for various clinical applications to reduce the likelihood of tubing misconnections. ISO 80369-3 standard for enteral devices in the female (admin set & syringe) to male (feeding tube) orientation addresses dose […]

Vesco Medical awarded contract for enteral devices with MHA, Inc.

August 1, 2017 – VESCO MEDICAL, a Small Business Enterprise (SBE), has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for enteral devices with Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA). Effective immediately, the new agreement allows MHA members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by MHA for enteral feeding devices. “We are delighted […]