AAMI News August 2016, Volume 51, Issue 8
With millions of online health records being exposed or stolen on a monthly basis, healthcare facilities are under increasing pressure to beef up their cybersecurity protections.
A retired hospital biomed becomes a surveyor for The Joint Commission.
An AAMI committee is gearing up to expand the scope of a standard dealing with protective gowns, a move prompted by the deadly 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
“We all own the problem of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), and we all need to own the elimination of them,” writes AAMI President Mary Logan.
- News in Brief
- FDA OKs Use of Standalone Symbols for Medical Device Labels
- Focus on Industry
- Guide Seeks to Help HTM Departments Move Beyond the Basics
- Device Industry Contemplates 'Brexit' Impact
- Wearables Aim to Keep Swimmers Safe
- The Big Picture: Malcolm Ridgway
- Tech World: Biomed, Nurses Team Up on Device Alarm Challenge
- AAMI Moves to Simplify Recertification Requirements
- Career Center: The Purpose of Finding Purpose in Your Career
- Member News: One on One with Jennifer DeFrancesco
- Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Prust
- Member News: Members on the Move
- Spotlight on Standards: Enteral Connector Standard Nears U.S. Finish Line
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