The IEEE has released a new standard aimed at helping manufacturers and healthcare providers evaluate wearable, cuffless devices for measuring blood pressure.
The Toshiba Group has established the Toshiba Center for Big Data in Healthcare at the Science + Technology Park at The Johns Hopkins University. The goal of the new entity is “to further the potential of big data to predict and prevent illness.”
A white paper published by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) makes “The Business Case for Interoperability and Health Information Exchange.”
When it comes to defending their healthcare networking infrastructures, cybersecurity experts say, medical facilities need to up their game—now.
Because infusion devices have been involved in a number of safety incidents in recent years, they must be regularly tested and evaluated to ensure that they are functioning to the manufacturer’s specification and within clinical and environmental expectations.
When G. Wayne Moore founded Sonora Medical Systems, he wanted to transform the way medical ultrasound probes were tested. Now, 18 years later, he is continuing that mission as president and CEO of Acertara Acoustic Laboratories.
AAMI is partnering with Healthcare Tech Talk hosts Terry Baker and Kelley Hill to launch an AAMI podcast series featuring interviews with leaders and experts in healthcare technology. The episodes will be available for download on the AAMI podcast page and through iTunes, TuneIn, and Stitcher.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule today that provides alternative certification criteria for heath IT and offers more flexibility for health IT developers, providers, and consumers.
Requiring that in-house maintenance departments be managed by degreed clinical engineers may have made sense in the past, but today priority should be given to technicians who have demonstrated technical competence at the front-line levels.
The 9th annual National Health IT Week (NHIT Week) begins on September 15. It encompasses a wide variety of events both in Washington, DC, and across the nation.