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.
Comments on the 24×7 website for the last two weeks have focused on preventive maintenance (PM) procedures and policies and the ins and outs of battery testing.Read More
Sonitor RTLS Technologies will showcase its new Quad-LT location transmitter series at the upcoming HIMSS conference. The RTLS transmitter can divide a room into four separate virtual zones for increased efficiency and reduced cost.Read More
Speaking on the final day of the North Carolina Biomedical Association’s annual conference, Jeff Smith of Interstate All Battery Center stressed the importance of full life-cycle management of medical batteries.Read More
According to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the FDA has recognized two UL battery safety standards as consensus standards for certain types of medical batteries. The two standards are UL 2504 for Household and Commercial Batteries and UL 1642 for Lithium Batteries (Cells).Read More
Smart batteries represent a key advance in battery technology. They use a microprocessor to monitor the battery’s state of health and to control the charge when the battery is plugged into a smart charger. The technology continues to improve.Read More
Real-time location technology is transitioning into its third generation as facilities move away from strict focus on asset tracking and temperature monitoring and toward a greater emphasis on workflow logic and advanced business rules and analytics.Read More