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Make sure you’re ready
Leading companies and associations in enteral feeding have come together to support an international patient safety initiative to reduce the risk of medical device tubing misconnections. Led by the Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (GEDSA), this initiative is designed to help you become aware, prepare for, and adopt the new ENFit connectors.
Coming October 1—The transition to safer connectors begins!
Introduction of transition sets in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico
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Incidents of tubing misconnections are under-reported.
Learn more about the risks of misconnection.
Download a PDF of Frequently Asked Questions
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The Stay Connected brochure
Includes initiative overview, how the enteral feeding system is affected by the changes, and a transition timeline.
Download the brochure to share with your team
Have you met?
The GEDSA Board
In late January, as part of its first official meeting, delegates from more than 20 GEDSA members elected officers and named a board of directors.
Meet the GEDSA leadership
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Have you told?
Make sure your team is ready
The transition to the new ENFit connectors will take a coordinated effort.
Forward this email to your colleagues
Where to Find Us
May 31—June 2 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA
May 31—June 4 Medication Safety Collaborative, Las Vegas, NV
June 10—June 13 Premier Breakthroughs Conference & Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
June 14 Oley Foundation Annual Conference, Orlando, FL
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The Stay Connected initiative is organized by the Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (GEDSA) in partnership with leading regulators, associations and other supporting organizations.
Visit StayConnected2014.org
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