On Tuesday, April 25, Congressmen Ryan Costello (R-Pa.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) introduced H.R. 2118, “Ensuring Patient Safety through Accountable Medical Device Servicing”—legislation that has garnered mixed reviews from members of the HTM community. Read about it here.
A team of researchers at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht in Germany has established a method to quickly and reliably predict the degradation of polymer materials with sophisticated molecular architectures.
AAMI announces that the Clinical Engineering Division of the International Federation of Medical and Biological Engineering has selected it to host the 4th International Clinical Engineering and Healthcare Technology Management Congress, which will take place in September 2021.
If you are experiencing constant failures in medical equipment, the problem may not be with the equipment itself. It might be your electricity. Medical technology is susceptible to power quality issues, and healthcare facilities have complex, variable power draws that can lead to power quality problems.
In this article, one of the nation’s top authorities on medical device cybersecurity, MedCrypt’s Axel Wirth, discusses how the U.S. is currently faring in terms of cybersecurity and why it’s time to take action.