The American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association announces the launch of a new Energy to Care Dashboard Tool, offering an at-a-glance view of healthcare facilities’ energy use.
HTM expert Patrick Lynch has compiled 10 reasons why he believes the industry needs a national HTM organization—one that is chapter-based, so that the local and state associations can merge under a national umbrella. That way, he says, biomeds can flex their collective muscle to really get something done, “instead of just meeting locally to complain about it.”
The 2018 American College of Clinical Engineering Body of Knowledge (BOK) has unveiled the results of their 2018 survey of HTM professionals. The 2018 BOK Survey was created for a unique purpose: to determine the current scope of practice and knowledge base for clinical engineers—information the U.S. Board of Examiners will use to design the clinical engineering certification exam.
Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee has been named an American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) 2019 Energy Champion for demonstrating strong leadership in becoming a more energy-efficient facility and using saved resources to support patient care.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA CPSP 2-2018 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices, which outlines industry best practices and guidelines for electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers to raise their level of cybersecurity sophistication in manufacturing facilities and engineering processes.