• Child patient and her mother smile at one another in a pediatric hospital. Health Equity: The Common Denominator in FDA Initiatives for Pediatric Device Innovation
    Martha Vockley
    Jul 28, 2021
    The U.S. FDA is contributing to a new public-private initiative to create a strategic framework aimed at transforming the pediatric medical device ecosystem. The agency is also expanding efforts to collect crucial, real-world data.
  • FDA_logo_high_quality_sq_200-1 FDA Revokes Respirator, Decontamination Equipment Emergency Use Authorizations
    Fran Kritz
    Jul 28, 2021
    Citing sufficient U.S. supply, the FDA recently revoked emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for disposable respirators not approved by National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), as well as some decontamination equipment.
  • Burnout - Sq Tips to Identify and Avoid Burnout
    Jennifer Peters
    Jul 28, 2021
    “Burnout” has been a buzzword for several years, even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic, when the health technology community was challenged by new stresses both at work and at home. A recent survey by The Hartford found that 61 percent of those questioned identified as being burned out.
  • Hospital Monitoring Alarm Two Key Research Projects Win AAMI Foundation Grants
    Erin Clancy
    Jul 27, 2021
    The AAMI Foundation has named the 2021 recipients of the Mary K. Logan Research Award Program. Two grants, totaling $80,000, were awarded to research initiatives that focus on improving patient outcomes by advancing the landscape of clinical alarms and enhancing radiation effects on breast cancer patients.
  • A woman working and smiling at her laptop. AAMI Standards Debuts New Cloud-Based Committee Central Platform
    Jul 26, 2021
    AAMI’s standards committees and working groups are transitioning to a new information management platform for an optimized workflow and voting process.