AAMI News: March 2015, Vol. 50, No. 3


Standards Forum to Feature FDA, OSHA

Scheduled for April 1–2 in Herndon, VA, the S3 Challenge will give audience members the chance to interact with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) representatives and learn about electrical and mechanical hazards. Read more...

S3 Challenge 2015

Tubing Challenges Focus of FDA Guidance

Small-bore connectors can easily link many medical devices and delivery systems. And while they are crucial to lifesaving treatment, they also pose a danger: tubing misconnections. Read more...

Small-bore Connectors

FCC Crackdown on Wi-Fi Blocking Applies to Hospitals

With the use of Wi-Fi hotspots on the rise, some commercial establishments have blocked wireless consumers from using their personal devices to access the Internet. A new enforcement advisory from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...Read more...


Superbug’s Spread Highlights Reprocessing Challenges

Before 1992, a bacteria known as CRE was relatively uncommon in the United States. However, its spread in patients undergoing certain endoscopic procedures has caused great concern in the healthcare community and in the mainstream press. Read more...


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