The Clinical Engineering department of the Duke University Health System is responsible for managing the medical equipment in three hospitals, including the thousand-bed Duke University Medical Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Outlined here is general recommendations for healthcare facilities to use when responding to medical device-related incidents. Applicable to both healthcare technology management professionals and biomedical engineering students, this information will shed light on current and future incidents.
A lot has changed from the previous edition of CMMS for Healthcare Technology Management, Ted Cohen and I decided to get together to update it. The blog is a quick synopsis of what you can expect in the third edition.
An overview of my most recent publication, “AEM Program Guide: Alternative PM for Patient Safety”. The guide points out some ideas that I believe represent the best thinking about AEM issues while the Healthcare Technology Management community works towards a consensus on how to best implement an AEM program.