Dallas-based Interstate Batteries announces that it is now offering an alternative to the OEM Sapphire Infusion Pump battery 16354-01. Company officials say the infusion pump replacement battery combines original equipment manufacturer quality with Interstate’s service to reduce downtime, risk, and cost.
Although batteries are often an afterthought when it comes to medical devices, they are critically important. Poor battery management can knock crucial medical devices out of action, compromise patient care, and cost organizations a lot of money.
This revised standard specifies performance requirements for portable primary batteries with aqueous electrolyte and zinc anode (non-lithium) to ensure their safe operation under normal use and reasonably foreseeable misuse.
In an open letter to Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Don Wright, MD, AdvaMed—a trade group representing more than 300 medical technology manufacturers—implored the HHS to bolster relief efforts in Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Each year, you tell us what you love about your job; what you, well, don’t exactly love; how much you make; and what you believe are the biggest issues currently affecting the field. Here, 24x7 Magazine chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens reveals the major themes that emerged in 2017’s salary survey. Don't miss out.