AAMI News May 2016, Volume 51, Issue 5
More than half of U.S. hospitals have been hit with ransomware in the last year, and another 25% are either unsure or have no way of knowing whether they could have been affected, according to a survey conducted by Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Analytics.
HTM Week 2016 will run May 22–28. In anticipation of this celebration, AAMI asked members of the field to spotlight colleagues who have gone above and beyond to help patients and others in their organizations.
The announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was gathering information about the third-party service, refurbishment, and remanufacturing of medical devices has echoed through healthcare technology circles.
AEDs can save lives, but the devices have been associated with manufacturing and maintenance problems, and many devices have been recalled over the past 10 years.
- FDA Looks to Speed Up Approvals, Cut Development Costs
- News in Brief
- Foundation Tests Waters for Device Training Initiative
- Interactive Exhibit to Bring Interoperability Standards to Life
- AAMI 2016 in Tampa
- Find an Expert
- The Big Picture: Joint Working Group on Pacemakers and ICDs
- Tech World: Daughter's Battle with Cancer Motivates BMET
- Career Center: Emotional Battlefield Accompanies Retirement from Military
- In Profile: Phil Raymond
- Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Blake, PhD, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC, FAAN
- Spotlight on Standards: Major Revision to Quality Management Standard Completed
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