The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released a draft document on “Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0.”
AAMI announced a new series of virtual CE-IT town hall meetings scheduled for 2015, designed to bring together the healthcare technology management (HTM) and information technology (IT) communities.
The G202MDL medical modality monitor from Ampronix, the newest addition to the company’s Modalixx line, features 1200 cd/m2 brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio, and a wide viewing angle.
AAMI has issued a reminder that the deadline for nominating candidates for its annual awards is February 15. Winners will be honored at AAMI’s annual meeting in Denver, June 5–8.
Pacific Medical, San Juan Capistrano, Calif, announced on January 30 that it has expanded a recently acquired building dedicated to telemetry repair.
A good news, bad news headline for the HTM professional: “The Five Best Jobs You’ve Never Heard of.”
The keys to effective ventilator management can be found in procurement, training, and the use of a team approach, according to HTM and industry experts interviewed by 24×7.
ECRI Institute is hosting a February 19, 2015 webinar to walk hospital staff and other participants through its list of Top 10 Health Technology Hazards to help them minimize the dangers and improve patient safety. “The Inside Scoop on the Top Ten Hazards List” webinar will help hospitals turn ECRI’s list of top 10 hazards into a set of preventive actions that can be successfully implemented.
According to an announcement from the University of Buffalo, researchers have created a “hexamodal” imaging system using simple nanoparticles that could, in the future, allow doctors to obtain a clearer picture of patients’ organs and tissue.
Signostics announced that its Signos RT handheld ultrasound bladder scanner received FDA clearance for noninvasive, automatic measurement of bladder volume to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs).