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.”
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.
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.
PartsSource, Aurora, Ohio, today announced that Philip Settimi, MD, has been hired as the company’s president and CEO. Settimi replaces A. Ray Dalton, who will take on a new role as executive chairman, along with his previous title of Chairman of the Board.
While not perfect in the eyes of most observers, the new CMS position on preventive maintenance for hospital equipment addresses what observers see as many of the worst faults of the previous CMS guidelines. Though relieved, now the HTM community must grapple with a host of unanswered questions.
The ECRI Institute announced that it has named the winners of its third annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Awards. In all, 12 institutions were honored for demonstrating excellence in overall expense management and in their supply chain processes.
Medical diagnostic device provider Welch Allyn and medical measurement leader seca have announced a partnership to enable wireless connectivity between their devices. The Welch Allyn Connex Vital Signs Monitor (VSM) can now interface with seca scales and measuring devices via the seca 360° system from up to 98 feet away.
Shimadzu Medical Systems USA has announced that its Dallas-headquartered direct sales and service division has expanded its territory to include the western half of the state of Arkansas.
On February 13, The Joint Commission announced the appointment of health care experts Grant Davies; Jane Englebright, PhD, RN; Gregg S Meyer, MD, MSc; and Aurie Hollingsworth “Holly” Miller to its board of commissioners.