The man remembered in the title of the Robert L. Morris Humanitarian Award was both a clinical engineering pioneer and a humanitarian of worldwide renown.
El Camino Hospital, Pleasanton, Calif, has chosen the Leaf Patient Monitoring system to help prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by monitoring the position and movement of patients susceptible to bed sores.
Noninvasive monitor manufacturer Masimo, Irvine, Calif, has announced that its Radius-7 wearable monitor has received the CE Mark and will be released for limited marketing in Europe.
ECRI Institute has announced that its applied solutions group senior associate Scott DiDonato will present a talk on big data at AHRMM’s 52nd Annual Conference in Orlando, FL, on August 4.
In a news story on its website, AAMI announced that Tom Hargest, “who blazed new trails as a clinical engineer and once served as chair of AAMI’s Board of Directors,” died on July 24.
In a joint letter to President Obama, AAMI and the International Council on Systems Engineering offered help in improving the delivery of healthcare through systems engineering principles.
ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has been selected to provide patient safety collection, analysis, and reporting services to MCIC Vermont PSO.
Welch Allyn’s Steve Baker will be the featured speaker in a “virtual town hall meeting” of AAMI’s CE-IT Community on August 13. The topic will be “FAQs on Wireless Technology.”
Acertara Acoustic Laboratories has announced that its ultrasound probe testing product, Aureon, has been granted a CE mark. The designation allows for sales and marketing of the product in the European Union.
On July 24, Philips Healthcare, Andover, Mass, announced that FDA has granted 510(k) clearance to market the company’s “ultra-mobile” ultrasound system, VISIQ, in the United States.