AAMI News July 2019, Volume 54, Issue 7
A recurring theme emerging from an update by The Joint Commission during the AAMI Exchange was the importance of HTM departments having documented, defensible evidence supporting their equipment management strategies.
For decades, the treatment for childhood orthopedic conditions such as scoliosis was straightforward and relatively unchanged.
A lack of general awareness about healthcare technology management and the absence of a common nomenclature are among the global challenges affecting the HTM community.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is hoping to publish a draft guidance document by Sept. 30, 2019, that will help clarify the differences between the servicing and remanufacturing of medical devices.
- Industry Critiques FDA Proposal to Limit Predicate Devices for 510(k)s
- NEWS in Brief
- Postcard from the Field: A Firsthand Look at Sterile Processing
- AAMI Exchange Photo Gallery
- Entrepreneurs ‘Xcelerate’ Innovation at Pitch Competition
- HTM Professionals Step into the ‘Shark Tank’
- The Big Picture: AAMI President and CEO Rob Jensen and Toby Cosgrove, MD, at the AAMI Exchange
- Standards and the Sterile Processing Department: Getting Real
- Career Center: An Uncommon Challenge: Leading an HTM Department at a Research Institute
- One on One with Nathan Lynch
- And the Iconoclast Is … Binseng Wang
- Members on the Move
- Standards Spotlight: Exploration of Standards for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Advances
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