Category: Safety

Safety

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GE Healthcare Launches Cybersecurity Offering

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.

Cybersecurity

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FDA Warns of GE Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

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.

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.