AAMI Standards Monitor Online 11 September 2020
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Comments due September 21, 2020
AAMI/IEC 62366-1:2015, Medical devices – Part 1: Application of usability engineering to medical devices(proposed reaffirmation of an American National Standard). This document specifies a process for a manufacturer to analyze, specify, develop and evaluate the usability of a medical device as it relates to safety. This usability engineering (human factors engineering) process permits the manufacturer to assess and mitigates risks associated with correct use and use errors, i.e., normal use. It can be used to identify but does not assess or mitigate risks associated with abnormal use. Contact: Hae Choe
Comments due October 5, 2020
AAMI/ISO 80369-7, Small-bore connectors for liquids and gases in healthcare applications – Part 7: Connectors for intravascular or hypodermic applications (revision of an American National Standard). )Specifies dimensions and requirements for the design and functional performance of small-bore connectors intended to be used for connections in intravascular applications or hypodermic connections in hypodermic applications of medical devices and accessories. Contact: Colleen Elliott
AAMI/ISO 80369-20:2015, Small-bore connectors for liquids and gases in healthcare applications – Part 20: Common test methods (proposed reaffirmation of an American National Standard). Specifies the test methods to evaluate the performance requirements for small-bore connectors specified in the ISO 80369‑ series. Contact: Colleen Elliott
AAMI/CN, Small Bore Connectors Committee is working on the revision of AAMI/ISO 80369-7, Small-bore connectors for liquids and gases in healthcare applications — Part 7: Connectors for intravascular or hypodermic applications. Contact: Colleen Elliott
AAMI EQ, Medical Equipment Management Committee. The committee is working on the development of AAMI EQ110/Ed.1, Guidance for health care technology management education programs. This standard seeks to provide a recommended framework for new or established education programs in health care technology management (HTM). Contact: Patrick Bernat.
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Information on draft international standards under ballot can be found in ANSI Standards Action.International Committee and Working Group Meetings
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