You probably know the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) covers hospitals and insurance companies. But do you know your medical device company could fall under HIPAA too?
AAMI staffers scrambled at the last minute to provide enough room for attendees at George Mills' annual address to AAMI conference attendees. On his docket this year: infection prevention, endoscope reprocessing, and, of course, the ins and outs of the alternative equipment maintenance program.
Indianapolis-based TriMedx has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aramark’s Healthcare Technologies (HCT) business, which is a provider of healthcare technology services, ranging from repair and maintenance to outsourcing of clinical engineering services, to more than 500 healthcare providers nationwide.
Leaders of ECRI Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices announce a definitive agreement that bolsters both organizations’ efforts to make medication, medical devices, and healthcare practices across care settings safer for patients, now and in the future.
The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources, Inc. have published a new book titled “Health Care Worker Safety Checklists: Protecting Those Who Serve.” The book includes a collection of 62 checklists designed to keep healthcare workers safe.