ECRI Institute announces that it has forged a partnership with International Consulting Management & Engineering (ICME) Healthcare to expand the use of independent medical device evaluations, patient safety guidance, and evidence-based technology management to nine countries in the Middle East and Africa.
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.
Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, MBA, RN, CIC, has joined The Joint Commission as its new director of infection prevention and control in the Division of Healthcare Improvement. Garcia-Houchins is responsible for the oversight of infection prevention and control initiatives at The Joint Commission.