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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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Who’s Who Among the Top Professional Organizations?

What’s the world’s largest professional organization of biomedical engineers? If HTM professionals want to improve their knowledge about the practice and theory of biomedical engineering, where should they turn? Professional organizations are key to answering these questions and more, maintains supervisory biomedical engineer Clarice M.L. Holden in this Soapbox column.

Healthcare Gets ‘Smart’

The acceleration of the Internet of Things has brought us a world in which everything is connected to everything else and data becomes as available as oxygen—and as necessary. In this article, Zinwave’s Slavko Djukic shares key ways healthcare facilities can address their connectivity challenges.

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Healthcare Gets ‘Smart’

The acceleration of the Internet of Things has brought us a world in which everything is connected to everything else and data becomes as available as oxygen—and as necessary. In this article, Zinwave’s Slavko Djukic shares key ways healthcare facilities can address their connectivity challenges.

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Toshiba Medical, AHRA Open Applications for Patient Safety Program

Putting Patients First grants enable healthcare facilities to fund programs, training, or seminars aimed at improving patient care and safety and customizing treatment in CT, MR, ultrasound, x-ray, and vascular imaging. The program provides six grants of up to $7,500 each to hospitals and imaging centers, and an additional grant of up to $20,000 to an integrated delivery network.

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Patient Safety Institute Appoints New Members

The Lucian Leape Institute has announced the appointment of two new members. Effective May 1, Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and David Michaels, PhD, MPH, former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, will be part of the patient safety think-tank.

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