AAMI News September 2019, Volume 54, Issue 9
At the peak of hurricane season, the Food and Drug Administration has offered tips to safeguard medical devices before, during, and after hurricane and related disasters. This is a good time to check your disaster plan to make sure it covers all the bases.
The pace at which technology is evolving makes it difficult for traditional standards and TIRs to keep up. AAMI members have voiced the need to have quicker guidance on issues where limited data exist, where there is variation in practice, or where there is confusion among stakeholders.
The Food and Drug Administration is sponsoring two public innovation challenges to encourage new developments in medical device sterilization.
Travis Lindahl, staff engineer for product safety at Stryker Instruments in Kalamazoo, MI, will head to Shanghai, China, in October to represent the United States at the 83rd International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) General Meeting.
- NEWS in Brief
- ‘100% Certified’ Elevates BMET Team
- VA Strengthens HTM Learning and Development
- AAMI Names New Awards Committee Chair
- AAMI Advances HTM Standards
- FDA Recognizes AAMI Standards for Interoperability, Safety Assurance Cases
- The Big Picture: CABMET Donates Award to Project C.U.R.E.
- Asked & Answered: Hospital Cellphone Policies
- Career Center: 'I Passed!' A Career-Long Journey to Certification
- One on One with Kevin Hera
- AAMI All Star: Bhaskar Iduri
- Members on the Move
- Standards Spotlight: Clinicians Can Help to Draft Healthy Standards for Medical Devices
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