PATIENT SAFETY ALERT - Alaris IV Pump Important Communication

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June 20, 2017

To: Patient Care Areas

Incident (s):

  • Alaris pump may give fail alert with the following error #25516275

Contributory Factors:

  • May happen when IV tubing is loaded quickly into channel.

Steps to take:

  • Please notify Biomed at ext. 4764
  • Remove pump from room, apply red tag, and do not use until Biomed has cleared pump for use.

This issue is being addressed. If you have any suggestions or continue to have problems please contact Gil Rios ext. 4764 or Lorena Cerda ext. 6033.

Lorena Cerda, RN

Patient Safety Coordinator