close

Advertisement

  • Joe Deater dressed as Jon Snow from Game of Thrones for Halloween. Voices of HTM: Joe Deater
    Gavin Stern, Director of Publications
    Sep 15, 2021
    Joe Deater is a BMET III at Munson Healthcare in northern Michigan and adjunct instructor at Northwestern Michigan College for the Biomed I and II classes for their associate degree program.
  • The symbol of a lock and fingerprint float above a computer motherboard. Reflecting on CyberInsights with Axel Wirth
    Axel Wirth
    Sep 15, 2021
    Cybersecurity expert Axel Wirth has been penning CyberInsights for five years. He takes a moment to reflect on the article series and answer five questions that have been essential to medical device cybersecurity discussions. A CYBERINSIGHTS feature.
  • A row of unlit lightbulbs and a single lit one. Call for Healthcare Technology’s ‘Bright Ideas,’ 2022
    Sep 10, 2021
    AAMI is now accepting nominations for its annual “Bright Ideas” program, which recognizes innovative HTM departments that are implementing creative solutions to challenges.
  • CBET-LOGO-1500_sq AAMI BMET Apprenticeship Program Gains Valuable College Support
    Brian Stallard
    Sep 10, 2021
    AAMI's national BMET Apprenticeship Program has gained valuable new support through the College of Biomedical Equipment Technology. The online college is offering Apprentice Program participants access to A&P and mathematics courses at a reduced rate.
  • PPE_EmergencyRoom_Hospital_421551927_sq Safety Is a Must when Repairing or Replacing Equipment in an Isolation or COVID-19 Room
    Becky Crossley, CBET
    Sep 9, 2021

    What safety measures should HTM professionals follow when repairing or replacing equipment in an isolation room or COVID-19 room? BMET Specialist Becky Crossley explains in this TROUBLESHOOT IT feature.

  • Photo portrait of Kurt Finke Finke, Healthcare Technology Management Leader, Retires from VA
    Sep 8, 2021
    After 37 years of distinguished service, Kurt Finke, director of the Office of Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has retired. AAMI leadership, colleagues, and friends, celebrate the impact of his career.
  • FDA Launches Progress Tracking Program for 510(k) Premarket Applications
    Randolph Fillmore
    Sep 7, 2021
    The U.S. FDA has just launched an application progress tracking program that takes the guesswork out of determining the status of a 510(k) premarket application.
  • An audio waveform flows in and out of an ear Updated IEC 60601-1-8 Breaks New Ground in Development of Alarm Sounds
    Sep 7, 2021
    The International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC’s) 60601 series of technical standards is concerned with the safety of medical electrical equipment and represents a benchmark for the commercialization of medical equipment in many countries.
  • Pic New Technology Uses AI and Machine Learning to Identify Pediatric Genetic Disorders
    Chris Hayhurst
    Sep 1, 2021
    For children with certain rare genetic disorders, the difference between life and death too often depends on their diagnosis. If they’re lucky enough to be identified early, the interventions they have available can be more effective, and developmental support can be provided when it’s needed most. 
  • Shawn Jackman SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Shawn Jackman
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Shawn Jackman, founder of Clinical Mobility.
  • Michelle Jump 2019 SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Michelle Jump
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Michelle Jump, vice president of security services at MedSec.
  • Michael McNeil SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Michael C. McNeil
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Michael C. McNeil, global chief information security officer at McKesson.
  • Kevin Fu SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Kevin Fu
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Kevin Fu, acting director of medical device security at the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
  • Cory Brennan SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Cory Brennan
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Cory Brennan, attorney and security advisor at Hall Render.
  • Chris Falkner SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Chris Falkner
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Chris Falkner, product owner of cybersecurity governance & standards at Kaiser Permanente
  • Axel SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Axel Wirth
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Axel Wirth, chief security strategist at MedCrypt
  • Ali Yoessef SQ Voices of Cybersecurity: Ali Youssef
    Gavin Stern
    Aug 30, 2021
    A conversation with Ali Youssef, director of medical device and IOT security at Henry Ford Health System in Michigan.
  • Indian flag over a medical device Does India’s ICMED Plus Scheme Defy Standards Harmonization?
    Brian Stallard
    Aug 27, 2021
    Significant adjustments have recently been made India’s quality management Certification for Medical Devices (ICMED) scheme. The new scheme now has experts worried that India is stepping further away from the international harmonization of medical device standards.
  • Chart (1) Global Pricing Study Finds Gains for Medical Device Industry
    Fran Kritz
    Aug 25, 2021
    A recent global pricing survey focusing on medical device companies found that most saw their profits increase during 2020 despite COVID-19 disruptions. But many are planning for those gains to be short lived.
  • Ransomware (1) HIMSS21: What Do You Do When Ransomware Strikes?
    Gabrielle Hirneise
    Aug 25, 2021
    When hit with ransomware, should you pay the ransom? It’s a question sure to make any healthcare delivery organization (HDO) sweat. According to a resiliency-focused keynote during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2021 Global Health Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS21), the answer is, “maybe.”