Category: Maintenance Strategies

Maintenance Strategies


Joint Commission Announces SAFER Matrix

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.

Maintenance Strategies


Bed Maintenance: Should HTM Do It?

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.

Preventive Maintenance


Are You Championing Patient Care?

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.

Alternative Equipment Maintenance


The Joint Commission Names New Director, Engineering

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.

Asset Management


LindaCare, Philips Partner for Cardiac Remote Monitoring

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.

Power Management


Leading the Charge

In this roundtable, three medical equipment battery experts discuss what’s propelling growth in this sector and reveal what pitfalls to avoid when purchasing medical batteries.