Field Safety Notices about Syngo and Digital Health Services Products

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by Siemens Healthineers.

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Slovenia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Select siemens healthineers products may be affected by the microsoft vulnerability being exploited by the wannacry ransomware. the exploitation of any such vulnerability depends on the actual configuration and deployment environment of each product. according to microsoft this ransomware spreads either by attachments/ nks phishing emails or on malicious websites (“system zero infection”) or via an infected system that exploits a vulnerability in a windows component used in the context of open 6 shares of other systems reachable on the same network .


  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source