Category: Safety

Safety

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Inside KLAS’ Internet of Medical Things 2019 Report

Healthcare security professionals all have one question on their minds: How can they protect patients in an increasingly connected world? To explore this issue, KLAS published the Internet of Medical Things 2019 report.

Cybersecurity

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CSPi Launches Medical Device Cybersecurity Solution

Cybersecurity provider CSPi and Seceon have linked up to develop a product to address one of the biggest security challenges related to the Internet of Things (IoT): where endpoint detection and response applications and other bolt-on security services cannot be deployed on IoT devices.

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.