Minneapolis-based global non-governmental organization MATTER announces that it is committed to repurposing medical equipment and supplies to aid people and reduce landfill non-hazardous medical waste amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Joint Commission is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Pioneers in Quality: Proven Practices program, which recognizes hospitals and health systems that have successfully leveraged electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and health information technology to advance quality improvement.
Disagreement often ensues when the subject of bed maintenance by biomeds arises, reveals biomedical expert Patrick Lynch. In May's The LynchPin column, Lynch lays out both arguments regarding HTM professionals handling bed maintenance and shares his personal opinions about the matter. Don't miss out.
Are your innovative efforts in quality and safety improving patients’ lives? If so, applications for the 2019 Eisenberg Awards are being accepted from August 19-October 1 and are available on The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum websites.
The Joint Commission has named Kathryn D. Petrovic, MSN, RN-BC, the next director of the Department of Standards and Survey Methods. Mary Brockway, RN, MS, the current director, announced her retirement earlier this fall.
Digital health company LindaCare is collaborating with Philips to combine LindaCare’s OnePulse cloud-based solution for the remote monitoring of patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices with the Philips IntelliSpace Cardiovascular informatics platform.