As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact global health care, AAMI is providing this curated collection of resources to assist the health technology field. While AAMI finds these sources to be credible and has compiled this collection as a service to the field, these references are not endorsed by AAMI and the inclusion of any reference or resource should not be construed as endorsement, promotion, or support of any organization.

To request new or updated information, resources and links, please contact Colleen Elliott at celliot@aami.org

 

Ventilators/Resuscitators/CPAP/BiPAP

These guidance documents have been developed by the AAMI COVID-19 Response Team, made up of manufacturers, clinicians and FDA representatives, to respond to the ventilator shortage emergency.

Previous versions, for reference:

The ISO and IEC standards referenced in these guides have been made freely available by ANSI and can be obtained through this link.

 

Standards
Other Guidance & Non-U.S. Specifications

PPE Regulations, Specifications & Standards

Non-surgical Masks
Mask Reprocessing
Tech Packs

Gowns and Surgical Drapes

Standards

Gloves

Infusion Pumps

Sterilization and Disinfection

Extracorporeal Blood Purification Devices

Clinical Thermometers

Nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs
  • Northwell Health had developed a design for 3D printing of NP swabs.  They are releasing the design to anyone with a Formlabs printer. To request the design files and protocols fill out this form: https://www.northwell.edu/3d-design-innovation

Testing and Testing Labs

FEMA Logistics and Shipping

FDA Contacts

Materials for Devices - Production, Textiles, Skilled Labor Production

Production

National Association of Manufacturers and Business Roundtable launched a survey for businesses to identify specific ways they can provide or produce the supplies that are in high demand. They are working closely with federal agencies, including FEMA, to ensure that it captures the supply information they need. https://brt.nam.org/?_zs=TlDad1&_zl=suEe6

 

Textiles
  • The National Council of Textile Organizations, representing the complete domestic textile supply chain, provides the latest information from the federal government on issues impacting this industry along with a directory manufacturers available to meet the needs of textile-related healthcare supplies and PPE.
    • COVID-19 RESPONSE - Follow this link for the latest guidance from various government agencies on textile-related questions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • COVID-19 TEXTILE-RELATED SUPPLY & PPE DATABASE - The full spectrum of the U.S. textile industry, from fiber though finished products, has been at the forefront of efforts to deploy resources to address the critical need for personal protective equipment and other medical and sanitation supplies in the fight against coronavirus.  Follow this link to access a directory of finished goods manufacturers and input producers for textile-related healthcare supplies and PPE.  
  • The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has provided a list of members that employ skilled workforces and have technical capability to cut-and-sew a wide range of gloves and garments needed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A list of members is available at www.safetyequipment.org/publichealth.com
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