The voluntary standard supports security risk management within healthcare delivery organizations by providing standardized information on security control features integrated within medical devices, MITA officials say.
Not only do healthcare cyberattacks threaten medical systems and data, they also jeopardize patient safety. Fortunately, all hope is not lost. Networking aficionado Arleen Thukral discusses best practices for medical device cybersecurity here.
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.