Graphite nanoplatelets integrated into plastic medical surfaces can prevent infections, killing 99.99% of bacteria which try to attach—a viable solution to a problem which affects millions and costs huge amounts of time and money.
Waukesha, Wis.-based GE Healthcare has introduced Skeye, a new service that brings together medical device expertise, artificial intelligence, and process management tools to help hospital groups in their fight against cybersecurity threats.
The FDA is warning healthcare providers, facilities, and patients about cybersecurity vulnerabilities security firm CyberMDX identified for certain GE Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers.
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.
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 this safety hazard.
In this case study, radiation safety officer Matthew VanDerVort shares how he tackled a problem concerning imaging service engineers: safeguarding them from ionizing radiation and monitoring their dosimetry badges.