Category: Safety

Safety

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Prepping for Cybersecurity: Scott Trevino

Protecting healthcare systems against cyber threats requires intensive training and education throughout the workforce. Scott Trevino, senior vice president of product management and solutions at TRIMEDX, discusses the steps the clinical asset management company is taking to prepare their associates for the future.

Safety

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Six Ways to Protect Connected Devices

Leaders at hospitals and healthcare systems, as well as medtech device manufacturers, need to take steps to reduce risks and close large security gaps. The first step, of course, is awareness of the risks. Here are six points to think about.

Cybersecurity

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Three Ways to Boost IoT Security

With the number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices anticipated to swell beyond 41 billion by 2025, organizations should put security at the forefront of their IoT strategies. Nowhere does this ring truer than in the healthcare sector, where patient safety is on the line.

Medical Device Errors

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AAMI Foundation Grants to Fund Research on Reducing Pediatric Medication Errors

Named in honor of AAMI’s former president and CEO, the Mary K. Logan Research Awards Program was established in 2016 with a gift from the association’s board of directors. The grants awarded through the program are intended to support research and initiatives that focus on improving patient safety and eliminating morbidity and mortality associated with the use of health technology.

Fire Safety

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ECRI Institute Announces New Initiative to Extinguish Surgical Fires

Although rare, surgical fires pose serious​ consequences to patients, hospital staff, and to the reputation of the healthcare facility. ECRI Institute, with decades of experience investigating surgical fires, announces a new consultative program focused on eliminating th​is safety hazard.