AAMI has announced a new special category of membership for nonsupervisory professionals in hospitals. For an annual fee of $85, BMETs, clinical engineers, nurses, sterile processing professionals, and IT specialists will be able to join AAMI as “associate members.”
In the campaign to increase the interoperability of medical devices and integrate them into hospital networks, infusion pumps are on the front lines. Pumps are growing ever smarter as manufacturers improve their interoperability.
Although every hospital is unique and no two solutions will look exactly alike, taking a holistic approach and improving workflow efficiency and productivity across the entire equipment lifecycle can yield significant savings of up to $5,000 per bed.
In this installment of CCE Prep, author Arif Subhan details the three main steps to becoming a certified clinical engineer: the application and preparation process, the written exam, and the oral exam.
Last year, Sterling Peloso stepped in as the new president and CEO of Ultra Solutions, one of the largest preowned ultrasound businesses in the industry. In this interview with 24×7, he gives his take on industry trends, prospects for growth, and the Affordable Care Act.
It is time for major change in the management of clinical alarms. An alarm awareness wish list offers nine technological solutions to help manage alarm fatigue and to promote better alarm management.
The advent of ultra high definition technology will have multiple payoffs in healthcare, including better screens for diagnostic imaging and central patient monitoring stations. Networking columnist Jeff Kabachinski reveals the key technical details behind UHD.
The December 2013 CMS memo on preventive maintenance improved on the 2011 rules, writes Binseng Wang, but the policy remains a political compromise that clinical engineers must find a way to live with.
Healthcare IT integrator Iatric Systems and medical device maker Welch Allyn announced on February 19 a partnership to offer an automated system for sending confirmed vital signs and other data to electronic health records from Welch Allyn devices.
Axess Ultrasound, Indianapolis, announced on February 20 the expansion of its probe repair and testing capabilities to include Philips C5-1 and Philips L12-5 probes.