The Joint Commission International (JCI) announces that beginning April 5, Survey Analysis for Evaluating Risk (SAFER) Matrix, a new approach for identifying and communicating a healthcare organization’s risk levels, will be integrated into JCI’s accreditation survey process for hospitals and academic medical centers.
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 announces the appointment of Herman McKenzie, MBA, CHSP, to director of the Department of Engineering, Standards Interpretation Group. McKenzie reports to executive vice president and chief medical officer Ana Pujols McKee, MD.
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.