AHA statement on certain Cardinal Health surgical gowns and packs

Tom Nickels
Executive Vice President
American Hospital Association 

January 17, 2019

The top priority for hospitals and health systems is the safety and well-being of their patients. The AHA urges the FDA and Cardinal Health to continue to provide more information and instructions for hospitals and health systems in order to address their concerns about the impact this issue could have on their ability to provide care to patients. We have also encouraged member hospitals to notify the FDA about potential or actual supply issues.


Contact:      Colin Milligan, (202) 638-5491
                     Marie Johnson, (202) 626-2351


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