ECRI Institute will host an educational webinar for healthcare facilities on Wednesday, October 15, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET to address remaining confusion over updated preventive maintenance guidelines issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in December 2013.
At the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine annual congress in Barcelona, GE Healthcare introduced the Carescape R860, a critical care ventilator designed to overcome the dangers of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury.
Anesthesia Safety Products LLC has received a De Novo Class II clearance from the FDA for its AirPurge System. The device detects, removes, and disposes of air bubbles in intravenous lines.
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation has announced that through Wednesday, October 15, it is accepting “Bright Idea” nominations from departments or programs that manage healthcare technology.
The response to Valdez Bravo’s recent opinion piece in 24×7 on why HTM leaders should not be required to have engineering degrees provoked some insightful comments.
Technicians at Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wis, brought their education, experience, and teamwork to bear on a major construction project that brings a historic institution into the 21st century.
Radcal Corp, Monrovia, Calif, announced on September 25 that it has established a product-promotion partnership with Rigel Medical, Tampa, Fla. The arrangement officially begins on October 1, 2014.
The Joint Commission has published lists of the top five most challenging compliance goals for the types of facilities it surveys. The most common sources of noncompliance involved fire safety, utility systems, and safe environments.
Denso ADC has introduced the SE1-QB Bluetooth wireless 2-D barcode scanner, a pocket-sized device designed to interface with a scanner and host smartphone or tablet in a mobile data-capture system.
PartsSource has expanded its online ordering platform into a comprehensive electronic catalog for medical equipment replacement parts, integrating 2.5 million parts from across 1,000 original equipment manufacturers.