Category: Preventive Maintenance

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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.

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MITA Unveils Its Servicing Standard for Medical Imaging Equipment

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has announced the publication of NEMA/MITA 2—Requirements for Servicing of Medical Imaging Equipment, a voluntary standard outlining MITA’s minimum quality management system requirements for medical imaging device servicing.

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MITA Expands Service Standard to Cover All Medical Devices

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced that it is expanding the scope of the NEMA American National Standard for Servicing of Medical Imaging Devices to cover all medical devices, not just medical imaging technologies. MITA officials say this decision—which is likely to be met with criticism from many in the medical device sector—“comes after the consideration of extensive stakeholder feedback indicating a desire for one, universal standard for the medical device industry.”

Scheduling

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The Dawn of the Digital Age

There’s a new shift in expectations for healthcare—and it’s turning the paradigm of traditional top-down care delivery on its head. Enter digital technology, which is empowering patients to make smarter healthcare choices. Here's how digital technologies—and millennials—are shaping healthcare.

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MITA Endorses Five-Year Delay of the Medical Device Tax

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has voiced its support for H.R. 4716, introduced by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), that will suspend the medical device tax for five years.