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AAMI: Health Technology Experts Are a Vital Resource for Coronavirus Response

Healthcare organizations need to ensure that medical equipment is maintained by trained HTM professionals, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. That’s the guidance from AAMI in the wake of news reports that individuals who are not trained in healthcare technology are recommissioning, repairing, or maintaining life-saving technologies like ventilators.

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AAMI Adopts Updated Series of Dialysis Standards

The International Organization for Standardization has released a redesignated and revised series of five standards that provide healthcare professionals and manufacturers with guidance for ensuring the quality and safety of dialysis fluids for hemodialysis and related therapies.

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10 Reasons Why We Need a National Biomedical Association

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.”

American College of Clinical Engineering

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The HTM Industry Mourns the Loss of ‘Maverick’ Bill Hyman

William A. “Bill” Hyman, ScD, an esteemed clinical engineering professional and frequent 24x7 contributor, passed away this summer. In a statement, the American College of Clinical Engineering called Hyman a “dedicated professional— always generous and willing to share his extensive knowledge.”

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2019 NESCE Symposium

The New England Society of Clinical Engineering (NESCE) will sponsor the Northeastern Healthcare Technology Symposium at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center in Framingham, Mass, from Tuesday, October 22,...

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

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NEMA Publishes New White Paper on Cyber Hygiene Best Practices

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.