• Focus on Human Factors: For Medical Devices, Human Factors Matter
    Jul 1, 2020
    Molly Story, PhD, is a global advisor to the Medical Device Development Unit at Sanofi and cochair of AAMI’s Human Factors Engineering Committee. Formerly, Story worked as human factors and accessible medical technology specialist at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Office of Device Evaluation.
  • News in Brief: July 2020
    Jul 1, 2020
  • AAMI Statement Against Racism and Intolerance
    Jul 1, 2020
    AAMI supports the eradication of racism and intolerance in our culture and we stand with those across the globe peacefully protesting for positive change. This moment demands that we move beyond raising awareness and offering statements of support in order to create meaningful and lasting transformation.
  • A Tour of the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization Process
    Jul 1, 2020
    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has issued several emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for personal protective equipment (PPE), including, for example, respirators, face shields, and gowns.
  • AAMI Honors 2020 Award and Scholarship Winners
    Jul 1, 2020
    Each year, AAMI and the AAMI Foundation recognize health technology’s best and brightest for their leadership, dedication, and contributions to healthcare technology.
  • One on One: Ken Schwarz
    May 29, 2020
    When Ken Schwarz was young, he wanted to be a doctor or an engineer. After joining the Army, he became a biomedical engineer. Today, he's working at the forefront, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • AAMI All-Star: Arif Subhan
    May 29, 2020
    This month's All-Star is Arif Subhan, chief biomedical engineer at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in Los Angeles, CA.
  • A Letter of Thanks to the AAMI Community
    Robert Jensen, AAMI president and CEO
    May 29, 2020
    There are times in life when the words “thank you” are not enough. I am grateful to our AAMI community members’ caring and noble actions making such a profound difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Rocket Scientists Create—and Doctors Test—Ventilator for COVID-19 Patients
    May 29, 2020
    A ventilator prototype for patients with COVID-19 was designed by engineers at the NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.
  • AAMI Mourns the Loss of Industry Leader Stanley Wallace Weitzner
    May 29, 2020
    Dr. Stanley Wallace Weitzner, Duke University Medical Center professor emeritus of anesthesiology and chair of medical standards committees for nearly half a century, passed away at the age of 90 in December.
  • Career Center: Transitions are Exciting—And Scary
    Don Armstrong, CBET, CHTM, is a biomedical equipment technician in Vero Beach, FL
    May 29, 2020
    Don Armstrong discusses professional and personal transitions.
  • The Big Picture: June 2020
    May 29, 2020
    Exciting photos from the field.
  • We "Heart" HTM
    May 29, 2020
    A truly heartfelt thank-you to the HTM professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Your hard work, courage, diligence, and commitment to healthcare institutions and the patients they serve has been nothing short of heroic.
  • Asked & Answered: June 2020
    May 29, 2020
    This month, we’re featuring questions and answers from AAMI’s May 4 webinar, “Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the Decontamination of N95 Respirators.”
  • Tech World: The Next Imperative in Medical Device Cybersecurity
    Axel Wirth is the chief security strategist and Vidya Murthy is chief operating officer at MedCrypt.
    May 29, 2020
    MedCrypt's Axel Wirth and Vidya Murthy discuss the next steps in medical device cybersecurity.
  • AAMI’s Best of BI&T Awards Recognize Journal Authors
    May 29, 2020
    A new way of looking at the HTM and CE professions, a deep dive into medical device recall data, and the value of making small changes that can have a big impact on quality—these are the three articles published in AAMI’s peer-reviewed journal, BI&T, that shaped the health technology world in 2019.
  • HTM Leadership Groups Welcome Members
    May 29, 2020
    AAMI has appointed new members and offers a thank-you to members exiting their roles on the Technology Management Council and the Healthcare Technology Leadership Committee.
  • News in Brief: June 2020
    May 29, 2020
    News In Brief offers important news from the health technology field.
  • FDA Issues Industry Final Guidance on Requesting Nonbinding Feedback
    May 29, 2020
    The FDA published a final guidance document outlining how medical device manufacturers can submit a request for nonbinding feedback on issues documented during agency inspections and how the agency will evaluate and respond to such requests.
  • Standards Spotlight: June 2020
    May 29, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape AAMI standards efforts.