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Would you spend 20 million dollars on software?

According to Becker's Health It, the state of Connecticut has scrapped a software program it spent $20 million developing that was intended to exchange health […]
August 24, 2022
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Let's talk about UDIs, the GMDN and the new rules.

In the biomedical and hospital field, much is said about medical devices, maintenance, new medical technology, management, and parts; engineers, technicians, and other staff are […]
May 10, 2022
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COVID 19, SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus)

TJC The Joint Commission Covid Masks Ventilators regulations TJC Joint Commission, minimize spread of Covid-19 into healthcare facilities ECRI Free resources to Medical Facilities for […]
April 13, 2020
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CMS proposes public reporting of inspections

In this post, CMS proposed "public reporting of clinical quality measure data", specifying limited criteria for each type of organization. According to NPR Health News, […]
August 15, 2017
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SAFER matrix - Survey Analysis For Evaluating Risk

This single matrix is now used to evaluate risk instead of various criteria that varied by EP.  It is a simple 3 level risk evaluation […]
August 12, 2017
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The Joint Commission on Environment of Care changes

Relevant information presented by TJC (The Joint Commission) before 2017: For the past several years, facilities management and hospital safety have been under a microscope […]
August 11, 2017
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Interesting Resources on Infection Control

" ... Including about 100,000 annually at a cost of $30B in North America alone. ... Inadequate hand hygiene remains a frequent and modifiable contributing […]
September 22, 2015
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Federal Consensus Standards for Medical Devices

Federal Consensus Standards for Medical Devices The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), which is a part of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), […]
October 26, 2014
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Atul Gawande on end-of-life choices

Jon Stewart interviewed Atul Gawande on this book "Being Mortal".  Gawande reports that a group of cancer patients choosing palliative care at end of life […]
October 7, 2014
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Joint Commission 101

Joint Commission 101 Patient Safety - Joint Commission, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) The Joint Commission The Joint Commission is an independent (not government), not-for-profit […]
September 28, 2014
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Risk Management Plan

Risk Management Plan 1. Introduction Risk management is mostly defined as the systematic applications of management. Risk management is to be integrated with different activities […]
August 2, 2013
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Hospital-acquired infections

In the United States alone, hospital borne illnesses reach to more than 1.7 million and 99,000 of them die every year. In Europe, nosocomial infections […]
August 2, 2013
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