24×7 is pleased to introduce its new monthly podcast, 24×7 Conversations. In the premier episode, 24×7 editor John Bethune talks with Portland, Oregon–based biomed Valdez Bravo about strategies biomedical technicians can use to advance their careers in healthcare.
In this hour-long, on-demand webinar, the heads of three clinical engineering departments from across the United States describe the innovative approaches they are employing to respond to the impact of healthcare reform on their facilities. The webinar is moderated by 24×7 editor John Bethune, and is followed by a panel discussion.
ECRI Institute has released its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, a free reference guide for hospital executives seeking evidence-based research before investing in upcoming technologies and infrastructure.
Siemens Healthcare released a whitepaper about trends in medical equipment acquisition. Austerity measures are limiting growth in some European countries, while India and China are seeing explosive growth amid changing systems.
Big data is a buzzword that has been around for years. But what does it mean for healthcare providers? ECRI Institute will host a free conference on the subject, where participants can learn how to approach big data in a health care setting.
A new white paper utilizes a method called sentiment analysis, which seeks to quantify survey responses from patients about hospital environments. Responses are filtered through a computer, which uses an algorithm to distill the responses.
The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) offers a monthly series of educational sessions that are accessible from anywhere in the country. The 10-session schedule covers a range of topics, from RTLS 2.0 to Change Management.
A new Research and Markets report examines the business landscape and outlook for real time location systems. Called "Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) Market in Healthcare Industry 2011-2015," the report offers analyses of leading companies.
The Joint Commission has published a new book with the aim of explaining how its Life Safety standards and Element of Performance relate to regulations from the National Fire Protection Association’s Life Safety Code and other regulations.
On September 5, the Joint Commission will host a Webinar that will introduce attendees to 2014 hospital standards. Each session lasts about an hour, and the 10-part series runs until November.