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Image: Physio-Control Launches Voluntary Field Action for LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillator

Physio-Control has announced a voluntary field action for the LIFEPAK 1000 defibrillator due to reported instances where the device has shut down unexpectedly during patient treatment....

Image: Class 1 Recall: UPDATE: Importance of Following Validated Reprocessing Instructions for PENTAX ED-3490TK Video Duodenoscopes: FDA Safety Communication

Since the February 2016 communication, PENTAX provided the FDA with additional information related to a potential risk associated with the design and manufacturing of the ED-3490K duodenoscope....

Image: Global CT Scan Test Phantom Market 2017- Gammex, Capintec, CIRS, Fluke Biomedical, Carville, IBA Dosimetry

The report (2017 CT scan test phantom Market) provides a basic overview of the CT scan test phantom industry 2017 including – definitions, classifications, CT scan test phantom market by applications and CT scan test phantom industry chain structure....

Image: Nuclear Imaging Market – Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecasts 2012 – 2018

The report highlights and compares industry leaders, product categories, individual market share, competitive strategies, and trends during the forecast period of 2012-2018....

Image: Class 1 Recall: FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. removes certain older duodenoscope models from clinical use: FDA Safety Communication

Fuji informed the Agency of its plans to remove legacy 250/450 duodenoscope models from clinical use based on the limited number currently in use....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Bayer Recalls Medrad Intego PET Infusion System Source Administration Sets due to Particulates Generated in Vial

Bayer has determined all Source Administration Sets used with the Medrad Intego PET Infusion System may produce a particulate matter in the medicine vials....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified in St. Jude Medical's Implantable Cardiac Devices and Merlin@home Transmitter: FDA Safety Communication

Many medical devices—including St. Jude Medical's implantable cardiac devices—contain configurable embedded computer systems that can be vulnerable to cybersecurity intrusions and exploits....

Image: Conquest Imaging Reorganizes to Meet Growth Demands

Promotes Michael Lubliner to National Role...

Image: Carestream Health Earns High Marks* in KLAS Enterprise Imaging Report for Healthcare IT Offerings

Hospital CIO Touts Strong Performance of Carestream’s Vendor-Neutral Archive...

Image: FDA lays out postmarket medical device cybersecurity recs in final guidance

The recommendations apply to medical devices that use software, including programmable logic and software that is regulated as a medical device, including mobile medical apps....

Image: HTMA-Georgia to hold first conference

HTMA-SC has invited HTMA-GA to join them when they hold their annual conference on May 5, according to an email from the HTMA-GA Board....

Image: PartsSource Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification as Leader in Healthcare Quality

Latest achievement reaffirms the company’s commitment to the more than 3,000 hospitals that rely on PartsSource for efficient procurement of the highest quality products and on-demand services...

Image: CBET Review & More: A Look at the New Certification Requirements

Today, certification exams may be taken through AAMI’s Credentials Institute (ACI). The institute points out that certification demonstrates to potential employers a commitment to the healthcare technology field....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Nurse Assist Inc. Recalls Normal Saline Flush IV Syringes Due to Possible Burkholderia Cepacia Bloodstream Infections

Nurse Assist Inc. is recalling the normal saline flush syringes due to incidents of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) contamination. B. cepacia is a bacterium that can cause bloodstream infections, particularly in patients with weak immune systems....

Image: New Award to Debut as Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration

As part of the activities marking AAMI’s 50th anniversary next year, AAMI has added an additional honor to its awards program that will spotlight the outstanding achievements of one local or regional healthcare technology management (HTM) association...

Image: Conquest Imaging Appoints New Sales Executive to Lead New Product Growth

Conquest Imaging recently appointed Laci Yocum as Senior Director of Strategic Sales, taking over a vital role for Conquest Imaging as the company moves toward providing a stronger consulting role for delivery facilities nationwide. ...

Image: Medical Laser Systems Market set to reach US$2,031.0 Million by 2018; North America will Continue to Dominate the Global Market

Of the key varieties of medical laser systems examined in the report, the segment of diode lasers holds the dominant market share and is expected to retain its dominant stance in the global market over the forecast period as well....

Image: Watch the NEW Covidien Valleylab FT10™ PM Procedure Using the ESU-2400 Autosequence

BC Group International has released a new video demonstrating the NEW Covidien Valleylab FT10™ PM Procedure using the ESU-2400 Electrosurgical Unit Analyzer....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Greatbatch Medical Recalls Standard Offset Cup Impactor Used for Hip Joint Replacement due to Inadequate Sterilization

Greatbatch Medical is recalling the Standard Offset Cup Impactor with a POM-C handle that failed sterility testing when sterilized in a dedicated instrument case....

Image: Versatile and Silent Recapper for High DNA Sample Throughput

RadboudUMC, one of the largest and leading Academic Medical Centers in The Netherlands, has reported on its effective use of the Micronic Univo Screw Cap Recapper SR096 to securely seal its valuable DNA samples....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Centurion Recalls Multi-Med Single Lumen Catheters due to Excess Material that May Split or Separate

Centurion is recalling the Centurion Convenience Kits containing Multi-Med Single Lumen Catheters. The catheters have a potential for excess material to remain at the tip of the catheter from the manufacturing process....

Image: Comprehensive care for newborns in just one device

The new HAMILTON-C1 neo combines a range of therapy options with maximum mobility in a highly versatile ventilator designed specifically for neonates....

Image: PartsSource Names Jina Tweed Vice President of Quality Assurance

Joins company to lead process improvement and supplier quality on behalf of 3,000 hospital clients...

Image: AAMI Releases Framework to Guide Benefit-Risk Assessments of Medical Devices on the Market

A new special report from AAMI lays out a framework for how the medical device industry and the FDA could embrace a new—and shared—way of thinking when it comes to considering the benefits and risks of products already on the market....

Image: Used Agilent Instrument at MYCO

Medical equipment can be on a pricy end. However, at MYCO, we make it less stressful for you by providing you affordable used equipment that still does the perfect job....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Medtronic Recalls Neurovascular Products due to Potential Separation and Detachment of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Coating

Medtronic is recalling of certain lots of its Pipeline embolization device, Alligator retrieval device, X-Celerator hydrophilic guidewire, and UltraFlow and Marathon flow-directed micro catheters....

Image: AAMI Delivers Wireless Healthcare Technology Resource with Fall Issue of ‘Horizons’

AAMI has released the fall 2016 issue of its award-winning, peer-reviewed publication, Horizons—with a special focus on wireless technology in healthcare....

Image: Storage Tubes with External Thread ensure Sample Integrity

Sample preservation and storage solutions designer Micronic released the innovative new 0.75ml and 1.40ml tubes with an external screw thread. The two tube sizes are the first in a range of new designs featuring an external thread....

Image: AAMI: Infusion Errors Top ECRI’s 2017 List of Health Technology Hazards

Infusion pump errors are the number one health technology safety concern to watch out for in 2017, according to an annual report published by experts at the ECRI Institute....

Image: Bayer Unveils Latest Radiology Offerings and RAD-AID International Collaboration

Bayer has announced the full launch of its U.S. Radiology myORDERS eCommerce website at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago....

Image: Class 1 Recall: SentreHeart Recalls FindrWIRZ Guidewire System due to Coating Separation

SentreHeart is recalling the FindrWIRZ Guidewire System because the PTFE coating may separate from the packaging and potentially cause serious injuries to patients....

Image: JPI Healthcare Solutions Introduces “X-Vue DR Solutions”

JPI Healthcare has announced the release of “X-Vue DR Solutions”, a family of Digital Radiography product offerings. The new detectors employ Cesium technology and are a cost-effective, retro-fit DR solution for use...

Image: PartsSource Names Mark Tomasetti as Chief Technology Officer

Mark Tomasetti joins company to lead development of comprehensive technology solutions for healthcare industry...

Image: How Radiology Can Improve Outcomes and Make Medicine Better

Through comparative studies, outcomes research could point out how, under certain circumstances, the use of one imaging technology might be better than others....

Image: Advanced neonatal ventilation during MRI procedures

After successful 510(k) clearance for the Neonatal option, the HAMILTON-MR1 is now available to provide sophisticated ventilation therapy during MRI procedures for even the smallest patients....

Image: UK innovators take patient simulator to worldwide market

Rigel Medical, which has a USA office in Tampa, FL, aims to broaden its worldwide market share with its latest patient simulator technology....

Image: Roundtable: Computed Tomography

TechNation contacted several experts and asked about purchasing and maintaining equipment. We also asked about the latest advancements....

Image: Tips for Acquiring Parts: Strategies that help the Bottom Line

      Luckily, there are resources for determining the right part, finding it, and maintaining costs. Many providers exist who offer ways to cut costs in light of shrinking health care budgets. Many of these...

Image: Class 1 Recall: HeartWare Recalls Ventricular Assist Device Controllers Due to Loose Connectors which may Prevent Alarm from Sounding and Pump Stops

HeartWare Inc. is recalling the HVAD controller due to a loose power connector which may cause the rear portion of the pump's driveline connector to become separated from the front portion of the driveline connector....

Image: Class 1 Recall: HeartWare Recalls Ventricular Assist Device Pumps Due to Contamination Causing Electrical Issues

HeartWare Inc. is recalling the HVAD pumps due to a design problem with the driveline connector. The driveline is a tube that connects the HVAD's pump to the external controller and power source....

Image: Class 1 Recall: St. Jude Medical Recalls Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-D) Due to Premature Battery Depletion

St. Jude Medical is recalling certain models of the Fortify, Unify, and Assura ICDs and CRT-Ds due to reports of rapid battery failure caused by deposits of lithium, forming within the battery, and causing a short circuit....

Image: Class 1 Recall: TeleFlex Medical Recalls Tracheostomy Tube Set Due to Possible Disconnection During Patient Use

Teleflex is recalling the Willy Rusch Tracheostomy Tube Set due to the possibility that the connector may disconnect from the tracheostomy tube during use on a ventilated patient....

Image: FBS Symposium Offers Education, Networking

Knowledge and skills that will enhance the quality service or management of your Clinical Engineering Department is just one reason to attend expanded networking opportunities is another benefit....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Leonhard Lang Multi-function Defibrillation Electrodes DF29N Will Not Work with Welch Allyn Automatic External Defibrillator model AED 10

The Leonhard Lang defibrillation electrode is being recalled due to a connector compatibility issue with the Welch Allyn AED model 10. The user may not be able to connect the electrodes to the defibrillator when a shock is needed....

Image: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Importance of Cybersecurity and Medical Devices

The arrival of October marked the beginning of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Proclaimed by President Obama National Cybersecurity Awareness Month encourages the public as well as industry to understand the importance of cybersecurity....

Image: BC Group Releases New Updates for the ESU-2400 and ESU-2400H

Testing with your ESU-2400 Analyzer has gotten even easier! The ESU-2400 Electrosurgical Unit Analyzers has a new software update, which renews compatibility with the new Covidien ForceTriad™ Software Update 3.8....

Image: Class 1 Recall: UPDATE: Mycobacterium chimaera Infections Associated with LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) St?ckert 3T Heater-Cooler System: FDA Safety Communication

The FDA is updating its June 1, 2016 Safety Communication to provide new information about Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera) infections associated with the use of the 3T in U.S. patients who have undergone cardiothoracic surgeries....

Image: People on the Move – October 17, 2016

James H. Hinton has been named the President and CEO of the Dallas, Texas-basedBaylor Scott & White Health, the largest nonprofit healthcare system in Texas. Hinton joined the company from Presbyterian Healthcare Services of New Mexico, and...

Image: Ultrasound Technical Support

Conquest Imaging's Matt Tomory touches on a few of the most common things Conquest Imaging is contacted for concerning Ultrasound Technical Support....

Image: GE Healthcare Addresses ‘Non-Transferable’ Software

GE Healthcare recently mailed a letter to diagnostic imaging device and service providers around the globe that explains a restriction on the use of “software that is not part of the equipment’s base system standard operating software.”...

Image: Preorder the New IPA-3400 Infusion Pump Analyzer

The IPA-3400 is the newest addition to the line of BC Biomedical test equipment....

Image: What will be the “look” of HTM educational programs in the future?

How will the HTM program of the future be structured? Will it be completely live instruction, completely online or possibly a hybrid of both or will it survive in any form?...

Image: Datrend Systems Launches vPad-A1

Datrend Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their latest product, vPad-A1....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Premature Battery Depletion of St. Jude Medical ICD and CRT-D Devices: FDA Safety Communication

FDA is providing information and recommendations regarding St. Jude Medical’s advisory on ICD and CRT-D batteries that may fail earlier than expected....

Image: Medical Device Security – Neutralizing the Threat

Recently, Banner Health announced that it had been hacked. The cyber attack is thought to have affected 3.7 million “patients, health plan members and beneficiaries, food and beverage customers and physicians and health care providers."...

Image: Roundtable: Anesthesia Devices

New technology and updated features can make maintaining medical devices difficult and that is true when it comes to anesthesia devices....

Image: 3 Simple Ways to Raise Your First-Time Fix Rate

Your customer or end user’s confidence in your ability to repair will soar if they can count on you to repair their system on the first visit....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Baxter Corporation Recalls 50 mm 0.2 Micron Filter Due to the Potential for a Missing Filter Membrane and Possible Particulate Matter Contamination

Baxter Corp. is recalling the 50 mm 0.2 Micron Filter after receiving reports about the presence of particulate matter and the potential absence of filter membrane layers in the filter set....

Image: AAMI Announces New President and CEO

AAMI’s Board of Directors has named Robert D. Jensen, a longtime executive in the healthcare industry, as the association’s third president and CEO....

Image: Class 1 Recall: DePuy Synthes Recalls Power Tool System Battery Adaptors Due to Possible Explosion Risk

DePuy Synthes is recalling the Adaptor and Light Adaptor for their SBD and SBD II due to a potential for the adaptors to produce extreme internal pressure, which may cause the device to explode....

Image: AAMI Certification Programs Receive ANSI Accreditation

In a major acknowledgment of the quality of AAMI’s certification programs, three of them have been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)....

Image: Global Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market Outlook 2020 with Highlights of Key Players Such as Medtronic PLC, GE Healthcare and Philips Healthcare - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market Outlook 2020" report to their offering....

Image: Intelligent humidification with the new HAMILTON-H900

After successful 510(k) clearance, Hamilton Medical presents the new active humidifier HAMILTON-H900 in the US. With improved ergonomics, ease of use, and facilitated handling....

Image: Roundtable: Infusion Pumps

New technology is having an impact on the infusion pump market. The global infusion pumps and accessories market is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2020, according to a news release from market research firm MarketsandMarkets....

Image: Ultrasound Tech Expert: Are Your Ducks in a Row?

For a limited time, Conquest Imaging is offering all products, parts and services for 15% off our regular prices....

Image: AAMI: Free Young Professional Webinar Series

AAMI’s free “brown bag” style webinar series for students and young professionals seeks to spark conversations about the issues facing those who are just starting out in the field....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Cook Medical Recalls Roadrunner® UniGlide® Hydrophilic Wire Guide Because of Potential Coating Contamination

Cook Medical’s supplier of hydrophilic coating for the Roadrunner Uniglide Hydrophilic Wire Guide recalled certain lots of material because of a potential contamination by glass particles....

Carestream is shipping its new DRX Core family of detectors designed to make reliable, high-quality DR images to imaging centers, small to mid-size hospitals, urgent care facilities, specialty clinics and providers that perform mobile imaging exams....

Image: Benefits of Used Liquid Chromatography Equipment

Liquid chromatography is a method used to divide a sample into individual parts. This separation occurs when the sample interacts with mobile, and stationary phases. Many medical industries can benefit from using used liquid chromatography equipment....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Incorrect Assignment of Test Results Associated with Sciex Mass Spectrometers: FDA Safety Communication

Sciex notified the FDA that, under certain conditions, the defect in the software versions identified above may lead the devices to display results that do not match the specimens tested....

Image: AAMI: Fewer Options for HTM Education

Those looking to enter the biomedical technology field now have fewer options when selecting an educational program, according to AAMI....

Image: Company Showcase: Technical Prospects

Technical Prospects was founded by Bob Probst in 1997. The 18-year Siemens CT service engineer decided to branch out and use his knowledge to start a company that would provide a viable alternative to OEM sales and service....

Image: Webinar Provides CT Tips

Imaging service professionals received a special treat with the free TechNation webinar “CT Best Practices and More” presented by Jerome Howard, a sales support engineer at Dunlee, a division of Philips....

Siemens Healthineers has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the SOMATOM Drive computed tomography (CT) system. This new dual source scanner is designed to drive precision in diagnostic imaging across a wide range of...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Alere Recalls INRatio® and INRatio2® PT/INR Monitoring System Due to Incorrect Test Results

Under certain conditions, the INRatio System may generate an incorrect low result; an INR result that is lower than the result expected using a plasma-based laboratory INR method....

Image: Corporate Profile: Pacific Medical

Pacific Medical opened its doors over a decade ago. It continues to grow and is thriving in the medical industry....

Image: Roundtable: Sterilizers

Medical equipment has advanced tremendously since the very first surgery was performed. Innovations and new ideas continue to impact the often life-saving techniques of surgery, including minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery options....

Image: Class 1 Recall: FDA Recommends Health Care Facilities Stop Using Custom Ultrasonics’ System 83 Plus Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AERs) for Reprocessing Duodenoscopes; These Reprocessors Remain Available to Reprocess Other Flexible Endoscopes: FDA Safety Communication

The FDA is notifying health care facilities of Custom Ultrasonics' May 6, 2016 URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALLdisclaimer icon, and advising users to stop using its System 83 Plus AERs for reprocessing of duodenoscopes....

Image: FDA Announces Workshop Regarding Refurbishing, Servicing of Medical Devices

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a public workshop entitled “Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities...

Image: Class 1 Recall: BioMerieux SA Alerts Customers about Potential Inaccurate Test Results When using NucliSENS easyMAG Magnetic Silica for Nucleic Acid Extraction

BioMerieux is recalling the NucliSENS® easyMAG® Magnetic Silica (MagSil) because of effects on nucleic acids extraction performance....

Image: AAMI Update: AAMI 2016 Roundup

The AAMI 2016 Conference & Expo had a banner year with 2,349 people attending the event in Tampa, Florida – a new record....

Image: The Women of HTM

A cultural revolution occurred from the 1950s to the 1970s that changed the nation’s employment and household-income landscape dramatically....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Recalls VentStar Oxylog 3000 Pediatric Patient Breathing Circuit Due to Potential Valve Leakage

The firm discovered that the check valve on the circuit may leak. This could result in the patient re-breathing exhaled gas with reduced oxygen concentration and increased carbon dioxide levels....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Recalls VentStar Oxylog 3000 Pediatric Patient Breathing Circuit Due to Potential Valve Leakage

The firm discovered that the check valve on the circuit may leak. This could result in the patient re-breathing exhaled gas with reduced oxygen concentration and increased carbon dioxide levels....

Image: Philips intros a smart health product ecosystem

Philips is no stranger to health. In fact, Philips Healthcare (nee Philips Medical Systems) comprises a big chunk of the multinational corporation, providing some serious industrial equipment for hospitals, from CT scanners to defibrillators....

Image: Trisonics Names Jennifer Riner, CEO

Trisonics would like to announce that former Chief Operating Officer, Jennifer Riner has been promoted to CEO of Trisonics....

Image: Class 1 Recall: CareFusion Recalls AVEA Ventilator Due to an Electrical Issue Which May Cause an Unexpected Shutdown

CareFusion is recalling the AVEA Ventilator because of a faulty fuse on the ventilators’ alarm board, which may cause the ventilator to unexpectedly shut down....

CareFusion is recalling the AVEA Ventilator because of a faulty fuse on the ventilators’ alarm board, which may cause the ventilator to unexpectedly shut down....

Image: Pacific Medical announced today that it has partnered with Jordan Health Products (“JHP”)

Pacific Medical has expanded to cover many different facets of patient monitoring equipment by repairing devices and accessories, selling equipment/parts, and providing technical support....

Image: FDA Explains Plans to Use Real-World Data in Medical Device Regulatory Decisions

The FDA on Tuesday released new draft guidance clarifying how it plans to determine cases when real-world data may be sufficient for use in premarket and postmarket regulatory decisions, without changing the standards used to make those decisions....

Image: Philips Healthcare Multi-Vendor Service

Assets in the healthcare environment represent a significant expense to any organization; second only to labor costs. Managing these assets and their associated expenses requires a combination of expertise, experience and proven tools....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Stryker Sustainability Solutions (formerly Ascent Healthcare Solutions) Recalls Flush Angiographic Catheter Due to Tip Separation

Stryker Sustainability Solutions (formerly Ascent Healthcare Solutions), is recalling Angiodynamics Soft Vu Omni Flush Angiographic Catheters due to reports of separation of the tip of the catheter from the main body....

Image: FDA Officials Call For National Medical Device Evaluation System

Top officials at the FDA have reiterated the need for a program that integrates data from clinical registries, electronic health records, and medical billing claims to gather more comprehensive evidence of medical device safety and effectiveness....

Image: GE Healthcare, ThoughtWire ink 5-year deal to develop hospital apps

GE Healthcare Partners (NYSE:GE) said today it inked a 5-year collaboration agreement with Toronto-based software company ThoughtWire to develop digital tools for hospitals and health systems....

Image: Global Blood Monitoring Devices Consumption 2016:- Bayer Healthcare, Abbott Laboratories, A&D Medical, J&J

The Global Blood Monitoring Devices Consumption 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Blood Monitoring Devices market....

Image: PartsSource and McKesson Advancing Medical Products Procurement with Punch-Out Integration

PartsSource is pleased to announce an integration with McKesson to allow for punch-out capabilities to the PartsSource catalog, an online marketplace containing products from over 6,000 OEMs and suppliers....

Image: Class 1 Recall: HeartWare Inc. Extends Recall to Include Batteries Used in the Ventricular Assist Device Due to Premature Power Depletion

HeartWare Inc. is recalling the batteries because they may lose power prematurely due to faulty cells....

Image: HealthStratica names Bayer systems engineer as president and CEO

Pittsburgh startup healthStratica, a health care information technology products company, has named Amy Chaya as president and CEO, confirmed healthStratica founder Donald Taylor Wednesday....

Image: Pentagon taps Zoll Medical for $400M contract to provide vital signs monitors

Zoll Medical, a devicemaker based in Chelmsford, MA, has received a $400 million contract from the Pentagon to provide the U.S. Army and Air Force with monitors that will be used to check vital signs....

Image: Trisonics Receives Accreditation for Quality Management System

PRI Registrar recognizes Trisonics for its commitment to continual improvement in their management system...

Image: UPS Expands European Field Stocking Locations to Support Medical Device Industry

UPS today announced the expansion of its medical device field stocking locations (FSLs) in Europe, to reduce delivery time and increase inventory visibility....

Image: FDA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Medical Device Amendments

FDA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Medical Device Amendments...

Image: Global Opportunities in Medical Equipment Maintenance Market by Region Forecast to 2020

The global medical equipment maintenance market is expected to reach $ 2,242.0 million by 2020 at highest CAGR of 16.7%...

Image: Samsung’s WS80A with Elite Ultrasound System and CereTom-Equipped Mobile Stroke Unit Featured at Premier, Inc. Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition

Samsung, an emerging leader in medical imaging technology, announced today that its WS80A with Elite Ultrasound System and CereTom-equipped Mobile Stroke Unit were selected to be featured at the prestigious Premier, Inc. Innovation Celebration....

Image: FDA Finalizes Guidance on Extrapolating Data for Pediatric Medical Devices

A little more than a year after introducing the draft version, the FDA on Monday finalized guidance on how and when it may be appropriate to leverage existing clinical data to support pediatric medical device indications and labeling....

Image: Portable ultrasound for brain injuries could save soldiers and civilians

A portable ultrasound system that can detect bleeding in the brain could help save the lives of soldiers on the battlefield and people living in remote communities far from well-equipped hospitals....

Image: Icon Group in Australia Selects Varian Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment

Varian Medical Systems has announced it has been selected by the Icon Group to provide 10 TrueBeam medical linear accelerators for cancer centers Icon operates across Australia....

Image: AAMI Foundation Wins ASAE Gold

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has bestowed a prestigious national gold award on the AAMI Foundation for its patient safety initiatives....

Image: Taking Care of the Equipment You Use: Your System

Modern ultrasound equipment (post 2005) has changed greatly through the years. Because of this, it is essential to create a care and handling plan for your center for these vital pieces of equipment....

Image: Troubleshooting the Toshiba Aplio 300/400/500 Ultrasound Systems

Unlike previous versions of the Aplio (80, MX XG), these systems are not a continuing evolution of previous platforms, but a brand new design....

Image: Elite Biomedical: Nobody Does it Better

Elite Biomedical Solutions supports hospital biomed departments with new replacement parts, re-certified parts, on-site service and repairs that keep clinical equipment performing at optimal levels....

Image: Global Medical Equipment Calibration Services Market: Dominance of Local Players Fueling Growth

The emerging quality-oriented approach adopted by patients when it comes to medical devices, and the demand for new and refurbished medical equipment has led to rising incidence of product recalls....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Mycobacterium chimaera Infections Associated with Sorin Group Deustchland GmbH Stickert 3T Heater-Cooler System: FDA Safety Communication

The FDA is providing new information about Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera) infections associated with the use of the 3T in patients who have undergone cardiothoracic surgeries....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Hummingbird Med Devices Inc. Recalls Hummi Micro-Draw Blood Transfer Device Due to Potential for Parts to Disconnect

Hummingbird Med Devices Inc. is recalling the Hummi Micro-Draw Blood Transfer Device because the Y-shaped connector and the yellow tube may disconnect from each other prior to or during use....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Medtronic Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions Recalls Battery Pack Used on Patient Monitors Due to Potential Fire Risk

Medtronic Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions is recalling the battery packs due to a manufacturing defect that causes an increase in temperature within battery that may cause a fire in the system monitor....

Image: HAMILTON-T1 for Armed Forces

Fully-featured ICU ventilation for military patient transports under the world’s toughest conditions...

Image: National Conference to Shed Light on Healthcare Technology

More than 1,500 healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals are set to gather in Tampa, FL, next week for a wide-ranging conference that will focus attention on some of the biggest patient safety issues in modern healthcare....

Image: Cost Savings Trend for Hospitals: Updating Equipment Maintenance and Repair Processes

As ongoing political debates continue to threaten cuts to the National Institutes of Health and Medicare, many hospitals and healthcare facilities are considering options to reduce overall operating costs to save funds....

Image: FDA Releases Draft Guidance for 3D Printed Medical Devices

On May 10, 2016, FDA released its first draft guidance for medical device manufacturers who are using additive manufacturing (AM), commonly referred to as 3D printing....

Image: Sodexo and Medisend Partner to Bring Biomedical Career Opportunities to Veterans

Sodexo is partnering with Medisend to support the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program in its capacity as an accelerated educational pathway to careers in the healthcare industry....

Image: AAMI Foundation Provides Framework to Help Reduce Nonactionable Clinical Alarms

The AAMI Foundation’s National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety has published a framework that it believes will provide a “consistent roadmap” for hospitals trying to reduce the number of nonactionable alarms....

Image: Waters Introduces Xevo TQ-XS, the Most Sensitive Benchtop Mass Spectrometer Available

Waters Corporation today introduced the new Xevo® TQ-XS mass spectrometer, the most sensitive benchtop tandem quadrupole instrument available....

Image: FDA Issues Long-Awaited 3D Printing Guidance for Medical Devices

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new draft guidance for medical device manufacturers working with additive manufacturing (AM), which is more commonly known as 3D printing....

Image: Class 1 Recall: B. Braun Medical Inc. Recalls Dialog+ Hemodialysis Systems Due Defective Conductivity Sensors

B. Braun Medical Inc. is recalling the Dialog+ Hemodialysis System due to cracks in conductivity sensors that may allow air to enter into the solution (dialysis fluid or dialysate) used to help filter waste and other excess fluids in the blood....

Image: Support Grows for HTM Week as Organizations Join AAMI to Celebrate

Seventeen national and local professional organizations have agreed to join AAMI in a special celebration recognizing healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals....

Image: AAMI 2016 Conference & Expo Tackles Biggest Challenges in Healthcare Technology

The AAMI Annual Conference & Expo, which will run June 3–6 at the Tampa Convention Center, is the premiere industry event for HTM professionals....

Image: Celebrate HTM Week with MedWrench!

Win a MedWrench Pullover by celebrating HTM week with MedWRench!...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Boston Scientific Corporation Recalls Fetch 2 Aspiration Catheter Due to Shaft Breakage

Boston Scientific Corporation is recalling the Fetch 2 Aspiration Catheter because the catheter shaft may break at various points along the device, before or during procedures....

Image: Philips Ultrasound Validates BC Group’s Ultrasound Leakage Tester and Probe Adapter

Philips Ultrasound Validates BC Group’s Ultrasound Leakage Tester and Probe Adapter...

Image: Prevent Damage to Your Wireless DR Panels.

Protect your investment with Multi's custom storage bin with its form fitted panel slots....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Focus Diagnostics Recalls Laboratory Examination Kits Due to Inaccurate Test Results

Focus Diagnostics is recalling Simplexa™ Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 Direct and Simplexa™ Group A Strep Direct kits containing the Direct Amplification Discs due to poor lamination between the sample reaction wells....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Vascular Solutions Recalls Guardian II Hemostasis Valve Due to Low Pressure Seal Defect

Vascular Solutions is recalling the Guardian II Hemostasis Valve because of a defect in the low pressure seal, which may allow air bubbles into the device and block blood supply to the heart or blood vessels (air embolism)....

Image: FUJIFILM Sonosite launches new SonoSite SII, the simply smart ultrasound system

FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc. announced today CE mark and 510(k) clearance for its new mountable ultrasound system, the SonoSite SII....

Image: Stryker buys startup to bolster safety in minimally invasive spine surgery

Orthopedics implant and spine player Stryker ($SYK) has acquired Florida-based startup SafeWire in order to add to its minimally invasive spinal surgery products....

Image: Rigel Medical launches new product at the AAMI 2016 show

Rigel Medical (Booth 510) will be showcasing its biomedical test instrumentation at the AAMI 2016 Expo (June 3 – 6, Tampa, Florida), including important new additions to the range....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dexcom Inc. Recalls G4 Platinum and G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Receivers Due to Audible Alarm Failure

Dexcom Inc. is recalling the Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems because the audible alarm may not activate in the receiver piece when low or high glucose levels (hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia) are detected....

Image: Technical Training Goes Online

July 11th marks another milestone for Technical Prospects, and an outstanding opportunity for you! We will now be offering X-Ray Basics online!...

Image: Biomed student killed in accident, leaves behind wife and 3 kids

The Oregon Biomedical Association sent an email Thursday night reporting sad news....

Image: Extending the life of lifesaving surgical equipment

On a recent visit to a regional hospital in sub-Saharan Africa, I found myself in an operating room with 12 abandoned anesthesia machines — more unused devices than the hospital has surgical staff....

Image: Toshiba wins clearance from USAF for Aplio Platinum ultrasound systems

Toshiba (TYO:6502) said today it won clearance through an “authorization to operate” with the U.S. Air Force for the company’s Aplio Platinum series of ultrasound systems....

Image: Should there be new national implementation of medical device evaluation? New report says yes.

It’s challenging to assess how safe and effective new medical devices are, which can be problematic concerning patient safety, but also for investors....

Image: The New Number One Rule of Customer Service

“Rule number one: The customer is always right. Rule number two: When the customer is wrong, refer to rule number one.”...

Image: Stakeholders question FDA’s plan to release early warning on medical devices

Industry groups are responding to the FDA’s proposal to publicly release emerging safety signals before substantiation after the agency released draft guidance explaining its plans to track and release early medical device safety signals....

Image: STERIGENICS INTERNATIONAL HAS ACQUIRED NELSON LABORATORIES – ACQUISITION CREATES LARGEST FULLY INTEGRATED GLOBAL STERILIZATION AND LAB SERVICES OPERATION

Sterigenics International LLC, the leading global provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies and medical isotopes, and a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and GTCR, today announced that it has acquired Nelson Laboratories, Inc....

Image: AAMI Announces 2016 Award Recipients

An impressive lineup of healthcare technology experts and innovators, along with patient safety champions, standards volunteers, young professionals, and students is set to receive an AAMI award or scholarship this year....

Image: Meet BC Group’s Newest Safety Analyzer

The Fully Featured SA-2500 is Durable and Affordable for Biomedical Technicians...

Image: AAMI President Says “FDA Needs Our Help”

The FDA has asked for help in answering some important questions about service, repair, refurbishment, and remanufacturing of medical devices....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Cook Medical Recalls Central Venous Catheter and Pressure Monitoring Sets and Trays due to Tips that May Split or Separate

Cook Medical is recalling these devices because the tips may split or separate from the catheters due to a manufacturing error....

Image: Philips Inks $77 Million Medical Equipment Deal With U.S. Defense Department

Philips Inks $77 Million Medical Equipment Deal With U.S. Defense Department...

Image: Elite Biomedical Solutions Achieves ISO Certifications

Elite Biomedical Solutions is proud to announce that it has obtained ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 certifications....

Image: North America and Asia Pacific Top Performers in Global Medical Laser Systems Market, to be Most Innovative

Laser entails light amplification by the emission of radiation and it holds certain desirable properties such as coherence, high monochromaticity, and directionality....

Image: Sage Services Group celebrates 10th Anniversary

Sage Services Group was founded in 2006 and began as a regional patient monitoring sales and service company in the Charleston, South Carolina area....

Image: Ventilation Testing with BC Group’s PFC-3000 Benchtop Flow Analyzer

The PFC-3000 measures flow, pressure, temperature humidity and oxygen concentration and is compatible with 13 gas standards and 10 gas types....

Image: Abbott’s ABSORB Dissolving Heart Stent Gets FDA Panel Nod

A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel overwhelmingly gave its nod for approval of dissolving heart stent, the first-of-its-kind medical implant that dissolves into the body after brings narrowing arteries back to normal....

Image: Canon closes in on Toshiba's medical unit after fierce bidding

Toshiba Corp (6502.T) has granted Canon Inc (7751.T) exclusive negotiating rights for its medical equipment unit after a hotly contested auction, with a report putting Canon's offer at more than $6 billion....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Arrow International Inc. Recalls Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheter Kits and Percutaneous Insertion Kits Due to Sheath Separation Issue

Arrow International Inc. is recalling the Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheter Kits and Percutaneous Insertion Kits because the sheath body may separate from the sheath hub during the insertion procedure....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Verathon Inc. Recalls GlideScope Titanium Single-Use Video Laryngoscope Due to Potential Video Feed Disruption

Verathon Incorporated is recalling the GlideScope Titanium Single-Use Video Laryngoscope because of a potential disruption in the video feed from the camera in the laryngoscope blades to the monitor....

Image: Siemens Announces FDA Clearance of Three New Mobile C-arms in Cios Line

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared three brand-new system models – Cios Fusion, Cios Connect, and Cios Select – in the company’s Cios family of mobile C-arms....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Abbott Vascular Recalls MitraClip Clip Delivery System Due to Issue with Delivery System Deployment Process

Abbott Vascular has received reports of cases where the Clip Delivery System could not be detached from the Clip due to a malfunction of the device. These cases resulted in open heart surgery to retrieve the delivery system....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Olympus Validates Updated Reprocessing Instructions for Duodenoscope Models TJF-160F and TJF-160VF: FDA Safety Communication

Olympus Corporation of the Americas (Olympus) has issued updated, validated manual reprocessing instructions for the TJF-160F and TJF-160VF duodenoscope models (160 F/VF duodenoscope models) to replace those provided in the original device labeling....

Image: Carestream Demonstrates New Touch Prime Ultrasound Systems at American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Convention

Carestream Demonstrates New Touch Prime Ultrasound Systems at American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Convention...

Image: Connectivity with Numerous Smart Medical Devices Proves to be Seamless Using HEMS

As Demonstrated at both the 2015 and 2016 Connectathons, Interoperability with Numerous Smart Medical Devices Proves to be Seamless Using EQ2’s HEMS CMMS...

Image: Global Homecare Medical Equipment Market To Witness High Demand For Mobility Devices

MarketResearchReports.biz now carries a report titled ‘Homecare Medical Equipment Markets Share Analysis: Market Shares, Analysis, And Index, Worldwide, 2006 To Current, Quarterly,’ is an exhaustive study of the prevailing dynamics in the market....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Evita V500 and Babylog VN500 Ventilators - Recall Expanded to Include Optional PS500 Batteries with New Power Supply Firmware

Dräger Medical expanded its December 2015 recall to include the PS500 Optional Power Supply units that were updated with new software as part of the December recall....

Image: Fujifilm, Canon Are Front-Runners in Bidding for Toshiba Medical Business

Fujifilm Holdings Corp. and Canon Inc. have the best shot at acquiring Toshiba Corp.’s medical-device business with the race nearing the finish line on a possible $6 billion deal, people familiar with the matter said....

Image: Understanding ISO Certifications: Important Information for all Healthcare Decision Makers

What does it actually mean when a medical device company claims they are ISO certified? ISO certifications serve as proof that a company meets quality management system (QMS) requirements, but not all certifications are created equal....

Image: Medical Laser Systems Market – Trends 2016

The global medical laser systems market is dominated by North America. This regional market for medical laser systems is driven by the increasing prevalence of chronic disorders such as diabetes and obesity....

Image: Roundtable: Computerized Maintenance Management System

A Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), sometimes referred to as a Computerized Maintenance Management Information System (CMMIS), is a valuable tool for HTM professionals....

Image: AAMI President Honored as ‘HTM Champion’

The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) has selected AAMI President Mary Logan to receive its Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Champion Award for her advocacy for the field throughout the healthcare sector....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Cook Medical Expands Recall for Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters to Include Additional Product Lots

Cook Medical has expanded its original July 2015 recall for the Beacon Tip Catheter to include additional product lots. The recall now affects 408,011 total catheters distributed in the US....

Image: Class 1 Recall: FDA Recommends Health Care Facilities Transition from Custom Ultrasonics Endoscope Washer/Disinfectors to Alternate Reprocessing Methods: FDA Safety Communication

The FDA is revising its November 2015 Safety Communication to provide updated information about its communications with Custom Ultrasonics regarding its November 2015 Recall Order....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Neurosurgical Head Holders (Skull Clamps) and Device Slippage: FDA Safety Communication

From January 2009 to January 2016, the FDA received more than 1,000 medical device reports (MDRs) associated with the slippage or movement of a skull clamp before and/or during surgical procedures, resulting in more than 700 injuries....

Image: A Letter from PartsSource

Last month we celebrated our 15th Anniversary and believe we are incredibly privileged to contribute cost savings, productivity and enhanced quality to healthcare!...

Image: Datrend Systems Launches vPad-RF

Datrend Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their latest product, vPad-RF. vPad-RF, the smallest full-featured Electrosurgical Unit (ESU) Analyzer on the market....

Image: Respected Healthcare Technology Leaders Nominated for AAMI Board of Directors

The AAMI Nominating Committee has selected five longtime AAMI volunteers and well-known industry figures—including a longtime leader at the nation’s largest healthcare accreditation organization—to serve on the association’s Board of Directors....

Image: Frost & Sullivan Spotlights Carestream’s Innovation and Continued Success in North American Medical Imaging Market

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Carestream Health its 2016 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership for innovation focused on value-based imaging that solves real-life problems and addresses unmet customer needs....

Image: Rice Lake Weighing Systems Awards BC Group for Outstanding Sales

BC Group is proud to announce that it has received Rice Lake Weighing Systems’ Award for Outstanding Sales Performance in 2015....

Image: Class 1 Recall: PENTAX Validates Reprocessing Instructions for ED-3490TK Video Duodenoscopes: FDA Safety Communication

PENTAX has issued updated, validated manual reprocessing instructions for the ED-3490TK Video Duodenoscope to replace those provided in the original device labeling....

Image: Kalorama: Laboratory Information Systems Market Grows to $1 Billion

The global market for laboratory information systems reached $1 billion in 2015, according to Kalorama Information....

Image: AAMI Promotes Proactive Approach to Healthcare Cybersecurity in Wake of Hospital Ransomware Attack

    The stunning news that a California hospital paid ransom to regain control of its computer systems after a malware attack serves as a stark reminder that healthcare facilities need to take a focused and strategic approach to...

Image: Stryker to Acquire Physio-Control for $1.28 Billion

Stryker to Acquire Physio-Control for $1.28 Billion. Transaction marks company’s third acquisition this month....

Image: Announcing the QA-ES III Electrosurgical Analyzer for testing and ensuring the proper performance and safety of electrosurgical units

The Fluke Biomedical QA-ES III Electrosurgical Analyzer tests all critical electrosurgical unit (ESU) functions, including precision power, current, frequency, crest factor, and load resistance....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Medical Inc. Recalls Emergency Transport Ventilators Due to a System Error that may lead to a Halt in Ventilation Therapy

Dräger is recalling the Oxylog Emergency Transport Ventilators because an electrical issue may cause the device to stop working if the control knobs (adjustment potentiometers) are not regularly used....

Image: Tri-Certified: Our 10 Step QA Process

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at Trisonics as we prepare each ultrasound system to be put into practice?...

Image: Webinar Wednesday Examines Infant Incubator Testing

In the latest TechNation Webinar Wednesday session, Fluke Biomedical’s Ashton Solecki provided an in-depth look at how to ensure proper performance of modern infant incubators and radiant warmers....

Image: Global Fetal and Neonatal Care Equipment Market Assessment & Forecast: 2015-2019

North America continued to lead global fetal and neonatal market with a share of 36.4% in 2014 that translated into revenues worth US$ 1,176.0 million....

Image: Oracle Health Sciences to Provide Clinical E-Monitoring Solution to Bayer HealthCare

Oracle announced that two of its core Health Sciences offerings have been selected by Bayer HealthCare, to oversee and manage the company’s clinical monitoring processes....

Image: New Rigel Ventest 800 for Accurate Verification of Ventilator Performance

Rigel has extended its range of test instrumentation for biomedical equipment with the introduction of a ventilator tester....

Image: New Benchtop Centrifuge Incorporates Hybrid Rotor for Application Flexibility

Thermo Scientific Medifuge small benchtop centrifuge provides versatility within a compact footprint...

Image: TechNation Kicks Off 2016 Webinar Wednesday Series

Entering its third year, the TechNation Webinar Wednesday series has added new features that were unveiled during the first webinar of 2016....

Image: PartsSource Celebrates 15 Years in the Industry

A historic milestone has been reached by achieving our 15th anniversary as a company....

Image: Trisonics January System Special

Trisonics is now offering a special price for the Philips iU22 Ultrasound System...

Image: AAMI Accepting Nominations for Awards, Scholarship Program

    Approximately $30,000 will be awarded to healthcare technology leaders, innovators, and students during a special ceremony at the AAMI 2016 Conference & Expo. The conference will be held June 3–6 in Tampa, FL...

Image: Lone Wolf Tactics for MD Expo Success

Reuniting with colleagues is a big part of the biannual MD Expo for many HTM professionals and vendors. However, what do you do if you are brand new to the HTM community?...

Image: MD Expo Meetings Offer Great ROI

MD Expo Meetings Offer Great ROI...

Image: Industry Players Join Forces to Launch Combined Brand

Long-term industry stalwarts InterMed Biomedical, InterMed Ultrasound, InterMed Nuclear Medicine, and InterMed X-Ray have joined forces with premier financial player Wafra Partners, LLC to form The InterMed Group....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Brainlab Cranial Image-Guided Surgery (IGS) System – Navigation Inaccuracy

Brainlab is recalling the Cranial IGS System due to potential inaccuracies in the display by the navigation system compared to the patient anatomy....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Stryker Fuhrman Pleural and Pneumopericardial Drainage Sets - Catheter May Break During Insertion

Stryker Sustainability Solutions received two reports that the catheter included in the Drainage Set broke off in the pleural cavity while inserting the device into the patient....

Image: Maintaining TEE Ultrasound Technology:  Steps to Safeguard Image Quality and Functionality

Medical imaging is a daily part of modern healthcare and can be a critical tool for physicians to accurately diagnose a condition. But if an image lacks high-quality resolution, it can make it more difficult for physicians to...

Image: Fluke Biomedical announces the INCU II Incubator/Radiant Warmer Analyzer

Fluke Biomedical announces the INCU II Incubator/Radiant Warmer Analyzer for testing and ensuring the safety of infant incubators and radiant warmers...

Image: NEW RIGEL 62353 PLUS MEETS MODERN MEDICAL DEVICE TEST NEEDS

Rigel Medical has introduced an upgraded version of its dedicated tester for the in-service and post-repair safety testing of medical electronic devices in line with the standards required by IEC 62353....

Image: GE Healthcare Selects Chicago for Global Headquarters

GE Healthcare has announced that it has chosen Chicago as its global headquarters, effective early 2016....

Image: Capstone Health Alliance announces PartsSource Agreement

Capstone Health Alliance announced an innovative agreement with PartsSource, the largest provider of medical parts to the healthcare industry....

Image: FujiFilm Introduces New SonoSite iViz

SonoSite iViz brings ultrasound to the patient anywhere, anytime....

Image: HTMA-GA Offers Free AMX-4 Portable X-ray System Class

HTMA-GA Offers Free AMX-4 Portable X-ray System Class...

Image: PartSource Introduces their NEW PartsSource Chrome Extension

PartsSource has launched their new PartsSource Chrome extension. You can drastically increase productivity with the new extension....

PartsSource has launched their new PartsSource Chrome extension. You can drastically increase productivity with the new extension....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Evita V500 and Babylog VN500 Ventilators - Issue with Optional PS500 Battery Power Supply May Cause Ventilators to Shut Down Unexpectedly

Dräger is recalling the PS500 battery power supply because a software issue causes shorter than expected battery run times....

Image: Class 1 Recall: The FDA Recommends Health Care Providers Stop Using Customed, Inc. Surgical Convenience Packs and Trays: FDA Safety Communication

The FDA is warning health care providers and staff at health care facilities not to use Customed convenience packs and trays for any surgical procedures....

Image: BC Group Announces the DA-2006-VL Has Received FDA 510(k) Clearance

BC Group Announces the DA-2006-VL Has Received FDA 510(k) Clearance...

Image: Service Training: Sharing The Knowledge

It may seem odd to some as to why a company would train their clients (or potential clients) on how to do the work that those same customers are currently paying that company to do....

Image: Class 1 Recall: Boston Scientific Corporation, Chariot Guiding Sheath May Break off During the Procedure

Class 1 Recall: Boston Scientific Corporation, Chariot Guiding Sheath May Break off During the Procedure...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Dräger Perseus A500 Anesthesia Workstation - Faulty Power Switch May Cause Device to Stop Working

Class 1 Recall: Dräger Perseus A500 Anesthesia Workstation - Faulty Power Switch May Cause Device to Stop Working...

Image: Class 1 Recall: FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. Validates Revised Reprocessing Instructions for Model ED-530XT Duodenoscopes: FDA Safety Communication

Class 1 Recall: FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. Validates Revised Reprocessing Instructions for Model ED-530XT Duodenoscopes: FDA Safety Communication...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Insulet Corporation OmniPod Insulin Management System: Needle May Fail to Deliver Insulin

Class 1 Recall: Insulet Corporation OmniPod Insulin Management System: Needle May Fail to Deliver Insulin...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Risk of Eye and Skin Injuries from Hand-held Laser Pointers: FDA Safety Communication

Class 1 Recall: Risk of Eye and Skin Injuries from Hand-held Laser Pointers: FDA Safety Communication...

Image: Class 1 Recall: Arkray Recalls SPOTCHEM II Test Strips Due to Inaccurate Blood Sugar Readings

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death....

Class 1 Recall: eVent Medical LS, 5i, or 7i Inspiration Ventilators May Shut Down without Alarm...

Image: Pacific Medical LLC: Onward and Upward

Pacific Medical LLC: Onward and Upward...

Image: EQ2, LLC Announces New Pricing Options for the Modular HEMS CMMS

EQ2, LLC Announces New Pricing Options for the Modular HEMS CMMS...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic in Georgia

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic in Georgia...

Image: BC Technical Acquires MagnaServ Enterprises, Inc.

The nation’s leading non-OEM medical imaging solutions provider further strengthens its imaging support and service capabilities with the acquisition of MagnaServ....

Image: Entech Now Authorized Service Provider for Midmark

Entech Now Authorized Service Provider for Midmark...

Image: InterMed Receives Safety Award

InterMed Biomedical was recently recognized as a recipient of the SHARP award....

Image: ProbeHunter validates the performance of ultrasound probes

ProbeHunter validates the performance of ultrasound probes...

Image: Biomedical Imaging at One-Thousandth the Cost

Mathematical modeling enables $100 depth sensor to approximate the measurements of a $100,000 piece of lab equipment...

Image: On-Site Test Equipment Calibration

On-Site Test Equipment Calibration...

Image: Summit Imaging Achieves ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 Certifications

New certifications recognize company processes to ensure quality and pursue continuous improvement...

Image: Automated Testing with BC Group’s New CONMED PM Kit

CONMED PM Kit Provides the Tools for Automated Testing of CONMED System 2450 and 5000...

“Since launching the world’s first digital radiography system, the CXDI-11 detector, in 1997, Canon Inc. has been dedicated to providing radiologists with the technology they need to meet the demands of the industry,”...

Image: MD Expo Introduces Reverse Expo!

MD Expo Introduces Reverse Expo!...

Image: Quantum Installs 3 Quantum Digital Radiographic Systems at All Florida Orthopaedic Associates in St. Petersburg, FL

Quantum Installs 3 Quantum Digital Radiographic Systems at All Florida Orthopaedic Associates in St. Petersburg, FL...

Image: Shimadzu Medical Systems receives 2015 'Best in KLAS' medical equipment award

Shimadzu Medical Systems receives 2015 'Best in KLAS' medical equipment award...

Image: Trisonics moves headquarters near Harrisburg

Trisonics moves headquarters near Harrisburg...

Image: Dräger Earns Respiratory Care's Highest Honor for Seventh Straight Year – AARC Zenith Award

Dräger Earns Respiratory Care's Highest Honor for Seventh Straight Year – AARC Zenith Award...

Image: New Uni-Sim Lite All in One Patient Simulator from Rigel

New Uni-Sim Lite All in One Patient Simulator from Rigel...

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death....

Image: EQ2, LLC AND AMT DATASOUTH CORP ANNOUNCE THEY HAVE INTEGRATED THEIR TEAMS TO OPTIMALLY SERVE THE HOSPITAL MARKET

Resulting synergies are numerous for teams that provide customized solutions for CMMS, printing and downtime solutions...

In accordance with a Consent Decree entered in January 2007 with Custom Ultrasonics, the FDA ordered Custom Ultrasonics to recall all of its AERs from health care facilities due to the firm’s continued violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and...

Image: AAMI President Stepping Down at End of 2016

AAMI President Stepping Down at End of 2016...

Image: Authenticating Refurbished Ultrasounds to Optimize Treatment and Save Money

Authenticating Refurbished Ultrasounds to Optimize Treatment and Save Money...

Image: FDA Issues Draft Guidance On Electromagnetic Compatibility Of Medical Devices

FDA Issues Draft Guidance On Electromagnetic Compatibility Of Medical Devices...

Image: Trusted Industry Leader Launches Telemetry Case

Sage Services Group, a leading provider of medical patient monitoring services, parts, and accessories, has launched a new innovative product, the guardian....

Image: Corporate Profile: Elite Biomedical Solutions

Corporate Profile: Elite Biomedical Solutions...

Image: New DRX Plus Detectors Available in U.S. and Europe

New DRX Plus Detectors Available in U.S. and Europe...

Image: Operating Table Market Expected to Grow

Operating Table Market Expected to Grow...

Image: Baxter Names José Almeida Chairman and CEO

Baxter Names José Almeida Chairman and CEO...

Image: Biomedical equipment repair program provides alternative avenue to medical field

Biomedical equipment repair program provides alternative avenue to medical field...

Image: Not All ISO Certifications Are Created Equal: What Healthcare Leaders Need to Know

Not All ISO Certifications Are Created Equal: What Healthcare Leaders Need to Know...

Image: HTM Wins Big in Vegas

HTM Wins Big in Vegas...

Image: Refurbished Medical Equipment Market – Market Research Report, 2012 – 2018

Refurbished Medical Equipment Market – Market Research Report, 2012 – 2018...

Image: Trisonics Introduces Mobile App For Ultrasound Parts

Trisonics Introduces Mobile App For Ultrasound Parts...

Image: New Rigel SafeTest 50 Safety Analyzer for High Volume Testing of General Purpose Medical Equipment

New Rigel SafeTest 50 Safety Analyzer for High Volume Testing of General Purpose Medical Equipment...

Image: ReNew Biomedical and MME Medical Move into New Facility

ReNew Biomedical and MME Medical Move into New Facility...

Image: Tips From Trisonics: Transducer Disinfectant

Tips From Trisonics: Transducer Disinfectant...

Image: Mammography Devices market to Exceed $980 Million

Mammography Devices market to Exceed $980 Million...

Image: Nuclear Medicine Expert Presents Informative Webinar

Nuclear Medicine Expert Presents Informative Webinar...

Image: Integrating the Imaging Workflow

In today's rapidly changing healthcare environment in which multiple modalities and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems are implemented, it can be a challenge to integrate these solutions....

Image: Pacific Medical Launches Pac Wars!

Pacific Medical wants to send you and your department to a movie theater far, far, away... (or, you know, just down the street)....

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at West Carroll Memorial Hospital in Oak Grove, LA

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at West Carroll Memorial Hospital in Oak Grove, LA...

Image: Patrick Lynch: Why You Need Lots of Job Levels for BMET

Patrick Lynch: Why You Need Lots of Job Levels for BMET...

Image: Right To Repair – Overcoming Obstacles

Right To Repair – Overcoming Obstacles...

Image: Global Medical Imaging LLC acquired by Jordan Industries International

Global Medical Imaging LLC acquired by Jordan Industries International...

Image: Welch Allyn Selects Clinical Dynamics Line of AccuPulse NIBP Simulators with CalTables for Testing of Vital Signs Monitors and Devices

Welch Allyn Selects Clinical Dynamics Line of AccuPulse NIBP Simulators with CalTables for Testing of Vital Signs Monitors and Devices...

Image: Datrend Systems launches Ventilator Tester

Datrend Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their latest product, VenTest....

Image: Attendees Applaud Medical Equipment Maintenance Webinar

Attendees Applaud Medical Equipment Maintenance Webinar...

Image: Refer a friend to MedWrench for the chance to win a Mini Jambox!

Refer a friend to MedWrench for the chance to win a Mini Jambox!...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Sanford Children's Clinic in Klamath Falls, OR

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Sanford Children's Clinic in Klamath Falls, OR...

Image: Medical devices vulnerable to hackers

Thousands of critical medical systems, such as MRI machines, are available for hackers to access online, according to researchers....

Image: How House Calls Can Cut Medical Costs

How House Calls Can Cut Medical Costs...

Image: Karaoke Coming to MD Expo

Karaoke Coming to MD Expo...

Image: Masimo Donates $5 Million in Medical Equipment to Assist Jordan in Providing Healthcare to Over 1 Million Syrian Refugees

Masimo Donates $5 Million in Medical Equipment to Assist Jordan in Providing Healthcare to Over 1 Million Syrian Refugees...

Image: RaySafe Highlights Real-Time Radiation Dose Monitoring System at CIRSE 2015

RaySafe Highlights Real-Time Radiation Dose Monitoring System at CIRSE 2015...

Image: Siemens Announces FDA Clearance of Mammomat Fusion Mammography System

Siemens Announces FDA Clearance of Mammomat Fusion Mammography System...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology in WI

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology in WI...

Image: CESO Announces 2016 Conference

CESO Announces 2016 Conference...

Image: Special from AllParts Medical

Special from AllParts Medical...

Image: BC Group Announces the Monopolar Handpiece Simulator for ESU Analyzers

The Monopolar Handpiece Simulator safely and automatically triggers the Monopolar Handpiece Output from an Electrosurgical Generator...

Image: Trisonics System Special

Check out these system specials from Trisonics for the month of September...

Image: OpenFDA Makes Medical Device-Related Data Easier to Access and Use

OpenFDA Makes Medical Device-Related Data Easier to Access and Use...

Image: Philips unveils consumer, connected health bid featuring app and 5 devices, including watch

Philips unveils consumer, connected health bid featuring app and 5 devices, including watch...

Image: Facing problems with Anesthesia Gas?

MedEquip can help solve all of your Anesthesia Gas Machine problems!...

Image: FDA to Exempt Certain Medical Devices from Premarket Rules

FDA to Exempt Certain Medical Devices from Premarket Rules...

Image: Two Eminent Reasons to Speed Device Approvals

Two Eminent Reasons to Speed Device Approvals...

Image: AAMI Secures Key Accreditation Role

AAMI Secures Key Accreditation Role...

Image: Bayer Expands Finerenone Development Programme With Three Phase III Studies

Bayer Expands Finerenone Development Programme With Three Phase III Studies...

Image: Check out Endoscopy Specialists New Inventory

Check out Endoscopy Specialists New Inventory...

Image: FDA Oversight on High-Risk Apps in Mobile Health Industry

FDA Oversight on High-Risk Apps in Mobile Health Industry...

Image: FDA to Exempt Certain Medical Devices from Premarket Rules

FDA to Exempt Certain Medical Devices from Premarket Rules...

Image: Company Showcase: More than Just Parts

Company Showcase: More than Just Parts...

Image: Former Philips Healthcare executive James M. 'Jim' Fulton dies at age 62

Former Philips Healthcare executive James M. 'Jim' Fulton dies at age 62...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County...

Image: PhiGEM Parts is having a Monitor Blow-Out Sale

PhiGEM Parts is having a Monitor Blow-Out Sale...

Image: New DRX-Evolution Plus Digital Imaging System Available for Order Worldwide

Carestream Health’s newest DRX digital imaging system—the CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus—offers major software and hardware enhancements to help expedite complex medical imaging exams and support future advanced imaging applications....

Image: ScanMed Brings Prostate/Pelvic MRI Coil for Prostate Cancer Detection to the Masses on CBS Action News 3

ScanMed, LLC CEO Dr. Randall Jones (PhD, MBA) introduces Prostate/Pelvic MRI Coildedicated to prostate cancer detection on Omaha's CBS Action News 3 segment "The Morning Blend."...

Image: GE Makes $8.5B Deal To Sell Healthcare Finance Unit To Capital One

GE Makes $8.5B Deal To Sell Healthcare Finance Unit To Capital One...

Serious Adverse Events with Implantable Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs): FDA Safety Communication...

Supplemental Measures to Enhance Duodenoscope Reprocessing: FDA Safety Communication...

Image: Tri-Imaging Solutions Announces Kim Cole as the New Director of Customer Service

Tri-Imaging Solutions Announces Kim Cole as the New Director of Customer Service...

Image: Datrend Systems launches a ruggedized version of their vPad-ESTM Electrical Safety Analyzer

Datrend Systems launches a ruggedized version of their vPad-ESTM Electrical Safety Analyzer...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital...

Class 1 Recall: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Hospira Symbiq Infusion System...

Class 1 Recall: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Hospira Symbiq Infusion System...

Image: Trisonics named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the region

Trisonics named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the region...

Image: GE Healthcare to invest more than $1 billion over five years in enhanced training for healthcare professionals

GE Healthcare to invest more than $1 billion over five years in enhanced training for healthcare professionals...

Image: Purchasing CMMS: HTM Professionals Recommend What You Should Be Asking

Purchasing CMMS: HTM Professionals Recommend What You Should Be Asking...

Image: Ultrasound Tech Expert: Component Failures Create Additional Issues

Ultrasound Tech Expert: Component Failures Create Additional Issues...

Image: Bayer HealthCare Enters Into Collaboration With Sprint Bioscience On Tumor Metabolism Program

Bayer HealthCare Enters Into Collaboration With Sprint Bioscience On Tumor Metabolism Program...

Image: Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners...

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Randox woos new customers by hosting workshop in US...

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Vendor Q&A: Telemetry Systems...

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AAMI Senior VP Honored for Standards Work...

Carestream Health entered the radiography/fluoroscopy (R/F) market with two systems that deliver high-quality, cost-effective imaging: the CARESTREAM DRX-Excel and CARESTREAM DRX-Excel Plus....

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Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-Digital Radiographic System at Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group in Colorado Springs, CO...

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The annual Best Companies list is featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine. One-hundred companies are ranked in small, medium and large employer categories....

The firm has received several complaints where patient cassettes, which are the center of gas flow in the system, have come loose....

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FDA Proposes New Criteria for Surgical Gowns...

Image: Imaging Equipment Maintenance – Best Practices for Promoting Efficiency

Imaging Equipment Maintenance – Best Practices for Promoting Efficiency...

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Medical telemetry devices are used to monitor a patient’s vital signs. There are also devices for the specific monitoring of cardiac data. These devices help with treatment options and can help with medical diagnosis....

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Selecting compliant power products is an essential but often confusing part of a healthcare manager’s job....

Image: BC Group Attends the Annual MD Imaging Expo

BC Group Attends the Annual MD Imaging Expo...

Image: Toshiba America Medical Systems and Merge Healthcare Partner on Cardiology and Hemodynamic Solutions

Merge Healthcare’s Best in KLAS Merge Hemo™ and Merge Cardio™ and Toshiba’s vascular xray systems offered as an enhanced solution...

Image: Olympus Introduces Industry-First Next-Day Product Replacement Guarantee for Surgical Business

Olympus Introduces Industry-First Next-Day Product Replacement Guarantee for Surgical Business...

Image: Philips and Westchester Medical Center Health Network announce comprehensive enterprise partnership

Philips and Westchester Medical Center Health Network announce comprehensive enterprise partnership...

Image: Conquest Imaging Announces Depot Repair for Portable Ultrasound Systems

Conquest Imaging Announces Depot Repair for Portable Ultrasound Systems...

Image: Trisonics' July System Special

Trisonics' July System Special...

Image: AAMI Unveils Guide for Maintenance Strategies

AAMI Unveils Guide for Maintenance Strategies...

Image: HTM Department Reinvents Itself with Image Makeover

HTM Department Reinvents Itself with Image Makeover...

Image: Tech World: Trailblazer Enjoys a Job Where No Two Days Are the Same

Tech World: Trailblazer Enjoys a Job Where No Two Days Are the Same...

Image: 7 Questions To Ask When Purchasing An Ultrasound System

Purchasing a new ultrasound system is huge commitment that affects both your business and your patients. As technology and medicine continue to evolve, so do the features that come along with ultrasound systems....

Image: Randox success an inspiration for Northern Ireland's export companies

Randox success an inspiration for Northern Ireland's export companies...

Class 1 Recall: HeartWare Ventricular Assist System – Updated with Multiple Reasons for Recalls...

Image: The Future: Raising the Bar

Every year we meet with our programs (both Biomedical Equipment Technology and Medical Imaging Systems Technology) advisory committees to get guidance on the curricula and to receive feedback on how our graduates are doing....

Image: Tri-Imaging Solutions announces 60,000-square foot facility

Tri-Imaging Solutions announces 60,000-square foot facility...

Image: Philips Debuts Lumify, Its First App-Based Ultrasound Solution

Philips Debuts Lumify, Its First App-Based Ultrasound Solution...

Image: Konica Minolta Launches New Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions for AeroDR

Konica Minolta Launches New Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions for AeroDR...

Image: EQ2 LLC Showcasing Latest HEMS CMMS Software at AAMI Denver

EQ2 has added many new features to its already strong CMMS HEMS Enterprise software....

Image: Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Agrees to Acquire International Medical Equipment and Service, Inc. (IMES)

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Agrees to Acquire International Medical Equipment and Service, Inc. (IMES)...

Image: Trisonics- Authorized Distributor For GE Healthcare

Trisonics- Authorized Distributor For GE Healthcare...

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X7-2t Transducer Available Now!...

Image: Introducing the vPad-Secure

The vPad-Secure is a multi level security app for the vPad Platform, designed for organizations who need the ability to control workflow from a central location....

Image: Maintaining and Troubleshooting the Philips iU22/iE33 Ultrasound Systems

The Philips iU22 and iE33 ultrasound systems are excellent general imaging, vascular and cardiology units that have gained a very large share of the market over the last 10 years....

Baxter Healthcare, VASCU-GUARD Peripheral Vascular Patch - May Cause Blood Clots...

Image: Carestream Health’s Ultrasound Systems Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance; Now Available for Order in U.S

Prospective Customers Praise System’s Sealed, All-Touch Control Panel, Advanced Imaging Capabilities...

Image: Pay it Forward: USOC Medical Makes Strides in Community Awareness

In 2015, USOC Medical of Irvine, California, decided to craft a mission statement “to be a company that does more than just make money,” said marketing director Fariah Jiva....

Image: Roundtable: Infusion Therapy

Infusion therapy devices are important tools when it comes to delivering quality health care with positive outcomes....

Image: Trisonics Continuing Its Service In Ohio

Trisonics Continuing Its Service In Ohio...

Image: Biomed 101: ESU Principals, Safety and Testing

Modern medical electorsurgery uses this principle of cautery, but uses heat generated by electric current rather than hot stones....

Image: Imaging Expo Preview

For years, the biannual MD Expo has satisfied the biomedical community with its value-based information-sharing, continuing education, and vendor networking events....

Image: The Importance of Batteries: A Program of Management

Batteries have made the list, time and again, of issues that HTM professionals believe require attention. There is the scrutiny of CMS and The Joint Commission as well, that a battery-related incident may invite....

Image: Welch Allyn Partners with the Ohio State University College of Nursing to Help Improve Patient Care

The partnership will study the physical examination process through structured learnings and research for further enhancements...

Infusion pumps are used to push fluids, medications, and/or nutrients into a patient for therapeutic purposes....

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Image: Trisonics' Tip on How to Reset the Patient Database on the Philips iU22/iE33

Trisonics' Tip on How to Reset the Patient Database on the Philips iU22/iE33...

Image: Baxter Receives U.S. FDA Approval for 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP from Sabinanigo, Spain, Facility for the U.S. Market

Baxter Receives U.S. FDA Approval for 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP from Sabinanigo, Spain, Facility for the U.S. Market...

Image: ECRI, with an office in Plymouth Meeting, is tops in medical technology testing

ECRI, with an office in Plymouth Meeting, is tops in medical technology testing...

Image: Five ways hospitals can cut equipment maintenance costs

In 2015, one way many healthcare facilities will look to achieve this is by improving equipment maintenance and repair processes, both in terms of reducing costs and ensuring the long-term reliability of the repaired equipment....

Image: Trisonics' Memorial Day System Special

Check out this Memorial Day system special from Trisonics...

Image: Global refurbished medical equipment market is estimated to grow expected to reach $9.37 billion by 2019

Global refurbished medical equipment market is estimated to grow expected to reach $9.37 billion by 2019, at a CAGR of 12.5% from 2014 to 2019...

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The Outlook on OEM Access...

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Ultrasound: World Market Analysis...

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Image: Bayer To Present Data on CTEPH, PAH Treatment Advancements at Upcoming Conference

Bayer To Present Data on CTEPH, PAH Treatment Advancements at Upcoming Conference...

Vulnerabilities of Hospira LifeCare PCA3 and PCA5 Infusion Pump Systems: FDA Safety Communication...

Image: Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, makes its first appearance at the Heart Rhythm Society Conference, showcasing the RaySafe i2

Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, makes its first appearance at the Heart Rhythm Society Conference, showcasing the RaySafe i2...

Image: Oxford Instruments plc has acquired Medical Imaging Resources, Inc.

Oxford Instruments plc has acquired Medical Imaging Resources, Inc. (MIR)....

Image: Quantum Installs Three Q-Rad Radiographic Systems at The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center in Montgomery, OH

Quantum Installs Three Q-Rad Radiographic Systems at The Christ Hospital Outpatient Center in Montgomery, OH...

Image: Navigating the AAMI Expo - 2015 AAMI Conference & Expo

Navigating the AAMI Expo - 2015 AAMI Conference & Expo...

Image: Myron Hartman’s former students recall his “positive impact”

Myron Hartman’s former students recall his “positive impact”...

Image: Carestream Shows FDA Cleared Viewer at SIIM 2015

Carestream Shows FDA Cleared Viewer at SIIM 2015...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Saint Alphonsus Joint Preservation & Reconstruction Clinic in Boise, ID

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Saint Alphonsus Joint Preservation & Reconstruction Clinic in Boise, ID...

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Use approved medical devices – FDA to hospitals...

Ultrasound systems continue to be a valuable medical technology. We asked industry experts about the latest advances in this medical imaging modality and how HTM departments can best manage and service them....

Image: Trisonics' May System Special

Check out this system special from Trisonics for the month of May....

Image: Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, unveils a new Survey sensor for the RaySafe X2

Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, unveils a new Survey sensor for the RaySafe X2...

Image: Research delivers insight into the reprocessed medical devices market - global industry analysis and forecast 2014 - 2020

The global reprocessed medical devices market was valued at USD 0.78 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.3% from 2014 to 2020, to reach USD 2.58 billion in 2020....

Image: The medical device tax: A primer

The medical device tax: A primer...

Image: Bayer supports cancer biomarker research in Europe

The FINANCIAL -- Bayer HealthCare and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) are the main coordinators of the newly founded international consortium CANCER-ID to develop and validate novel blood-based biomarker technologies in cancer....

Image: Latest report on Global ultrasound transformer industry 2015 deep market analysis forecast

Global Ultrasound Transformer Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation, Forecast, Landscape, scenario, Applications, Regions, Vendors....

Image: Medical Equipment Stocks Are Ready to Break Out

After an orderly correction, the medical equipment sector is poised for another move higher....

Image: Clinical Laboratory Equipment Supplier Opens New Division

Myco-Instrumentation, a laboratory equipment supplier, opens a division Myco-Analytical as a solution for those looking for analytic instruments....

Image: Fluke Biomedical launches online training center, bringing accessible training to the biomedical engineering community

Fluke Biomedical, the global leader in medical device quality assurance solutions, launched Advantage Training, an online center aimed at providing accessible training to the biomedical engineering community....

Image: Trisonics Recognized as Governor’s ImPAct Award Nominee

Trisonics Recognized as Governor’s ImPAct Award Nominee...

Image: Baird Capital Invests in Medical Device Services with Alpha Source

Private equity firm Baird Capital has invested in medical equipment services company Alpha Source....

Image: Bills seek end to “Mother, may I?” system for new health care equipment

The No. 1 question on everybody's mind, regardless of where they are on the ideological spectrum, is how can we cut costs and ensure quality in health care...

Image: FDA Seeking Safer Medical Devices Through eLabeling Pilot

Medical devices used in home healthcare settings may soon be made safer thanks to a labeling program being piloted by the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)....

Image: World Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing in US$ Million....

Image: 3 Megatrends in Healthcare

For investors, the healthcare sector is where dreams can be made many times over -- or potentially lost in a flash....

Image: MRI vs Ultrasound

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is a test that uses magnetism together with radio waves and the help of a computer to produce pictures of internal bodily structures like your prostate gland....

Image: Siemens' new ACUSON S2000 Helx ultrasound system for better management of liver diseases

Siemens' new ACUSON S2000 Helx ultrasound system for better management of liver diseases...

Image: Bayer HealthCare Invests $100 Million in New Product Testing Facility to Support Emerging Generations of Hemophilia Treatments

New investment represents continued commitment to California Bay Area as the biotech manufacturing center for Bayer...

Image: Bayer Advances Clinical Development Program for Investigational Cancer Drug Copanlisib

Bayer Advances Clinical Development Program for Investigational Cancer Drug Copanlisib...

Image: FDA Issues Two Guidance Docs Aimed At Speeding Access to New Medical Devices

FDA Issues Two Guidance Docs Aimed At Speeding Access to New Medical Devices...

Image: Medical device industry takes another shot at tax repeal

Is the second time the charm? The medical device industry hopes so....

Image: Bayer to educate physicians and veterinarians around the globe on vector-borne diseases

Bayer to educate physicians and veterinarians around the globe on vector-borne diseases...

Image: Refurbished Medical Equipment Market worth $9.37 Billion by 2019 with Rising Demand

Refurbished Medical Equipment Market worth $9.37 Billion by 2019 with Rising Demand...

Image: Royal Philips launches 5th made in India medical equipment for export

Royal Philips launches 5th made in India medical equipment for export...

Image: Cardiac Medical Devices to Reach $67.5 Billion in 2019; Emerging Markets Hold Highest Growth Promise

Cardiac Medical Devices to Reach $67.5 Billion in 2019; Emerging Markets Hold Highest Growth Promise...

Image: Lifesaving medical devices being sold in Australia despite breaching US quality guildelines

Lifesaving medical devices being sold in Australia despite breaching US quality guildelines...

Image: MRI Technique for Detecting Cancer Could Replace Biopsies

MRI Technique for Detecting Cancer Could Replace Biopsies...

Image: Olympus Korea slapped with import ban on medical equipment

Olympus Korea slapped with import ban on medical equipment...

Image: Pay it Forward- Napoleon Franco Pareja La Casa del Nino Children’s Hospital

Napoleon Franco Pareja La Casa del Nino Children’s Hospital...

Image: Philips To Increase Export Of Medical Equipment From India

Medical equipment major Philips India Ltd. is targeting the domestic as well as the overseas markets for its new digital X-ray machine, said a senior official....

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Ultrasound effectively guides surgeons during medical thoracoscopy...

Image: Varian Medical Systems CEO Pushes for Health Care Infrastructure Investment in Africa

Varian Medical Systems CEO Pushes for Health Care Infrastructure Investment in Africa...

Image: Why Does the Probe Matter?

A Patient-Centered Approach to Ultrasound Probe Management...

Image: Philips launches new `Made-in-India’ medical equipment

Philips has launched new diagnostic equipment that has been developed and designed at its two R&D Centres in India and manufactured at its Greenfield facility at Chakan near Pune....

Image: Alco Sales & Service Announces Their New E3 Classic Line Catalog

Alco Sales & Service Announces Their New E3 Classic Line Catalog...

Image: Trisonics' April System Special

Check out this system special from Trisonics' special on the GE Vivid I...

Image: Big Data and Alarm Management - Marshaling a Brain Trust to Find Answers

Imagine the chaos for firefighters in a firehouse if the alarm rang incessantly. What is worse, imagine if only a small percentage of the alarms were real emergencies....

Image: Pacific Medical Featured on the Discovery Channel

Discovery TV Program Features Pacific Medical-Exploring Innovations in Medical Equipment & Technology...

Olympus Validates New Reprocessing Instructions for Model TJF-Q180V Duodenoscopes...

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TechNation asked experts about patient monitors to find out the latest advances in these important medical devices. Our panel of experts also shared information on servicing patient monitors and what to look for when purchasing these devices....

Image: Oakwood enhances imaging services with new Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Canton Healthcare Center

Oakwood enhances imaging services with new Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Canton Healthcare Center...

Image: TSO3 Enters Into First Commercial Agreement for STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer

"We are extremely pleased to have Getinge Infection Control representing our STERIZONE® technology"...

Alma Lasers, a global innovator of laser, light-based, radiofrequency and ultrasound solutions for the aesthetic and surgical markets announced the addition of the Harmony XL Pro™ platform to its product portfolio....

Image: Carestream Demonstrating New Ultrasound System  With Unique All-Touch Control Panel at AIUM

Company’s Platform and Design Features Can Enhance Productivity, Ease of Use While Delivering High-Quality Patient Images...

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Trisonics Transducer Inspection Warning...

Image: Fluke Biomedical releases its biggest test automation software update ever

Fluke Biomedical releases its biggest test automation software update ever...

Image: Lack of Medical Device Interoperability Impacting Patient Care, Nurses Say

Lack Of Medical Device Interoperability Impacting Patient Care, Nurses Say...

Image: Medical Device Integration a Key Concern for Patient Safety

Medical Device Integration a Key Concern for Patient Safety...

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MediMizer Web Work Order App saves time, money...

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Check out these system specials available from InterMed...

Image: Escalating Cost of New Equipment Buoys the Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing Market

The global market for Medical Equipment Rental and Leasing is projected to reach US$63 billion by 2020, driven by increasing budget constraints, and escalating cost of new equipment....

Image: Explore Global medical equipment calibration services market that is expected to reach USD 2.1 billion globally in 2020

The global medical equipment calibration services market is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 2.1 billion in 2020 growing at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2014 to 2020....

Image: Trisonics' March System Special

Check out this System Special from Trisonics for the month of March!...

Image: One of a Kind OR Today Live! Announced for Summer 2015!

The inaugural OR Today Live!, presented by OR Today magazine, is set for Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at the luxurious Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas....

Image: Whoever heard of like-used?

At Bayer Multi Vendor Service, our products look and perform like-new.We rebuild versus repair. Expect the best!...

Image: New Georgia HTM association launched

New Georgia biomed association will hold Kickoff Breakfast at MD Expo...

Image: FDA Issues Guidances for Medical Device-Related Apps and Systems

FDA Issues Guidances for Medical Device-Related Apps and Systems...

Image: Conquest Imaging receives ISO 9001:2008 certification

Conquest Imaging receives ISO 9001:2008 certification  ...

Image: Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, celebrates 1,000 real-time dosimetry system installations

Unfors RaySafe, a Fluke Biomedical company, celebrates 1,000 real-time dosimetry system installations...

Image: Carestream Demos new Touch Ultrasound System at AIUM Show

Carestream Demos new Touch Ultrasound System at AIUM Show...

Image: 5 Tricks Every HTM Professional Should Know

Advice from Experienced Industry Professionals...

Image: New Standard Provides Guidance on Medical Equipment Maintenance Strategies

A hotly anticipated document intended to help healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals keep medical devices functioning efficiently and effectively has made its debut....

Image: Rise of the Machines

Advancements in robotic surgery are increasing demand for the technology for use in minimally invasive procedures, but the market still requires greater adoption by surgeons and new competitors to drive down the price of equipment....

Image: Ultrasound System enhances point of care workflow.

Facilitating bedside patient assessments, TE7 combines touchscreen UI, simplified workflow, ergonomic design, and focused exam presets that accommodate diverse point-of-care scenarios. Imaging quality helps accelerate clinicians' patient care...

TechNation reached out to industry leaders for their insights regarding CMMS, how it can help clinical engineering departments and what to expect in the future...

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Student from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) to join Heart to Heart International and Welch Allyn on Humanitarian Service Trip to Haiti...

Image: Quantum Installs Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at the Burbank Advanced Imaging Center

Quantum Installs Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at the Burbank Advanced Imaging Center...

Image: Trisonics is Offering a System Special

Check out this month's system special from Trisonics!...

Image: FDA issues massive recall of GE MRI scanners

FDA issues massive recall of GE MRI scanners...

Image: Pay It Forward: Giving back through medical missions

For 37 years, Philips Software Quality Engineer Ed Myers has worked in the medical device field, testing software on a range of products from patient monitors to central stations as he rose through the ranks from project management to consultancy....

Image: Steady Growth Expected in MRI Market

Steady Growth Expected in MRI Market...

Image: New report looks into Global ultrasound machine market 2014 opportunity analysis and forecast report

New report looks into Global ultrasound machine market 2014 opportunity analysis and forecast report...

Image: Report: U.S. Market for Infusion Therapy Devices to Grow

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “U.S. Market for Infusion Therapy Devices 2015? report to their offering....

Image: U.S. Ultrasound Equipment Market

    U.S. Ultrasound Equipment Market   Apart from segments for POC ultrasound equipment, the U.S. market for ultrasound equipment is highly saturated. As such, growth in most segments is expected to remain stable. The...

Image: Patient Monitoring Collaboration Enables Mobile Clinical Workflow, Combats Alarm Fatigue

Combined Welch Allyn and Spok solution gives remote clinical staff ability to receive patient alerts on mobile devices...

Image: Refurbished Medical Equipment Market Worth $9.37 Billion by 2019

Emerging markets such as India, Brazil, and Mexico are lucrative regions for companies engaged in the refurbishment of used medical equipment....

Image: Biomed 101: Testing 1, 2, 3: The Importance of Authenticating Refurbished Ultrasound Parts and Probes

Biomed 101: Testing 1, 2, 3: The Importance of Authenticating Refurbished Ultrasound Parts and Probes...

Image: Quantum Installs Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic Systems at ProHEALTH Centers

Quantum Installs Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic Systems at ProHEALTH Centers...

Image: A Heavy Burden: Medical device industry battles excise tax, FDA oversight and policymaking challenges

A Heavy Burden: Medical device industry battles excise tax, FDA oversight and policymaking challenges...

Image: Equipment Replacement Strategies - Hunting Down Cost Saving Measures

Equipment Replacement Strategies - Hunting Down Cost Saving Measures...

Image: EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can “Talk” with the New, Smart Medical Instruments

EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can “Talk” with the New, Smart Medical Instruments...

Image: Intelligent ventilation for neonates

The high?performance capabilities of the HAMILTON?C1 with the new Neonatal option include lung protective strategies and adaptive ventilation modes to ensure that each baby receives treatment tailored to its specific needs....

Image: Market Analysis: Steady Growth Expected in MRI Market

Medical imaging continues to lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is among the leaders in medical imaging....

Image: Oxford Instruments Healthcare Partners With CURA

Oxford Instruments Healthcare Partners With CURA...

Image: Pacific Medical Debuts a Unique New Telemetry Building Expansion

Pacific Medical Showcases the Expansion of its New Telemetry Department Cutting up to 50% off Typical Repair Times...

Image: Mortara Instrument, Inc. Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance to Market Its New Surveyor S4 Mobile Monitor Within the United States

Mortara Instrument, Inc. Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance to Market Its New Surveyor S4 Mobile Monitor Within the United States...

Image: Datrend Systems launches a ruggedized version of their vPad-ES Electrical Safety Analyzer

Datrend Systems launches a ruggedized version of their vPad-ES Electrical Safety Analyzer...

Image: Medtronic finalizes $42.9b Covidien deal

Medtronic finalizes $42.9b Covidien deal...

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Check out this GE Logiq 9 system special from Trisonics...

Image: InterMed System Specials

InterMed currently has two GE Infinia units for sale....

Image: Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring

Market Analysis: Patient Monitoring...

Image: Oxford Instruments Healthcare Now Provides Backup Biomedical Support

Oxford Instruments Healthcare Now Provides Backup Biomedical Support...

Image: Health Canada Approves Focal One HIFU Device for Prostate Treatment

EDAP TMS has announced that its Focal One HIFU device received approval from Health Canada in January 2015. This approval authorizes the company to market the Focal One device for the treatment of prostate cancer throughout Canada....

Image: Welch Allyn Acquires Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care Settings

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most prevalent but preventable blinding diseases in the world, over 100 million affected....

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad Radiographic System at Southtown Orthopedic Group

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad Radiographic System at Southtown Orthopedic Group...

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BMET Career Called One of the 'Five Best Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of' by Money Magazine...

Image: Congress Takes Aim at the Device Tax

Congress Takes Aim at the Device Tax...

Image: Your Guide to the AORN Conference

Your Guide to the AORN Conference...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at South Shore Hospital

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at South Shore Hospital...

Image: Roundtable: RTLS systems More common, but are they right for your facility?

Roundtable: RTLS systems More common, but are they right for your facility?...

Image: The Yin and Yang of (Ultrasound) Service

The Yin and Yang of (Ultrasound) Service...

Image: Ultrasound Service Tips: IT Network Design

Ultrasound Service Tips: IT Network Design...

Image: Ultrasound Tech Expert: Used? Refurbished? Reconditioned? Where do your parts come from?

Ultrasound Tech Expert: Used? Refurbished? Reconditioned? Where do your parts come from?...

Image: Trisonics Partners with GE Healthcare for Authorized Distributorship

Trisonics Partners with GE Healthcare for Authorized Distributorship...

This recall was updated on January 8, 2015....

A recall has been issued for Heart Sync, Multi-function Defibrillation Electrodes because they will not work with Philips FR3 and FRx AEDs. Philips made changes to the connector design of their FR3 and FRx AEDs, and because of these changes, the...

Image: Legislation Repealing the Medical Device Tax Introduced

Legislation Repealing the Medical Device Tax Introduced...

Image: M.I.T. selected to provide equipment, service to new clinic

M.I.T. selected to provide equipment, service to new clinic...

Image: Endoscopy Market to Eclipse $12 billion

Endoscopes and accessories are becoming more and more common in healthcare. These devices are useful tools for a growing variety of health concerns....

Image: When Disaster Strikes: Dealing with the Unexpected

What happens when another day on the job is not just another day? While no two days are ever exactly the same for an HTM professional, what do you do when life throws you a curve ball?...

Image: Diagnostic Ultrasound Market Expected to Reach $4.9 Billion

An increase in the uses of ultrasound systems and new technologies equate to growth in the U.S. and global markets. A report from GlobalData estimates that the global ultrasound market will be worth $4.9 billion in 2019....

Image: Market Analysis: Endoscopy market to eclipse $12 billion

Colonoscopes are an import area of the U.S. market and will continue to drive growth. Screening practices in the United States and reimbursement levels for colonoscopies will aid in the growth of the market....

Image: Roundtable: Computed Tomography

The CT market is undergoing a shift as dose reduction becomes more and more important. Medicare reimbursements are also impacting change for these important healthcare devices....

Image: AAMI Names Top 10 Medical Device Challenges

AAMI Names Top 10 Medical Device Challenges...

Image: Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Little Rock Hematology/Oncology, a division of CARTI

Quantum Installs a Q-Rad-DIGITAL DRX Radiographic System at Little Rock Hematology/Oncology, a division of CARTI...

Image: All Imaging: GE Voluson e6 – 730 comparison

GE Voluson e6 – 730 comparison...

Image: GlobalData: U.S. nuclear imaging equipment market to remain steady

Asia-Pacific to see strong growth by 2020...

Image: Delphinus Awarded 510(k) Clearance for Color Imaging with SoftVue™ Automated Breast Ultrasound

Unparalleled Tissue Characterization Based on Transmission Signals...

Image: EQ2 and Rigel Medical Announce the Release of an Automated CMMS – RIGEL 288 Interface

EQ2’s complete clinical equipment management system - HEMS and the Rigel 288 Safety Analyzer now provide a fully automated, accurate and reportable system for documenting medical device safety in hospitals worldwide....

Image: Datrend Systems launches their next generation Incubator & Radiant Warmer Tester

Datrend Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their latest product, vPad-IN....

Image: How to Care for Your Autoclave or Steam Sterilizer

Caring for your autoclave is very important and can be easily overlooked. We often see this step neglected which can cause high and frequent repair costs....

Image: Pacific Medical Announces Corporate Donation & Partnership with Toys for Tots

Pacific Medical Kicks off the Holiday Season of Giving by Spearheading a Community Donation Contribution of $1.00 for each Purchase and Repair in December to Make a Difference in Family’s Lives across Orange County...

Image: Evopump Revolutionizes Delivery of Injectable Drugs

Clinical engineering technology start-up innovator Cam Med LLC devised a revolutionary pump that delivers one or more medications in simultaneous and subcutaneous manners....

Image: Roundtable: Test Equipment

Test equipment is vital for the HTM community. Biomeds rely on these high-tech devices to perform many tasks to help them maintain medical devices....

Image: 2015 Healthcare Trends

Could surgeons come to rely on cellphones to help monitor patients in the operating theater, or on Facebook for a second consultation?...

Image: Fluke Biomedical/Unfors RaySafe Gear Up for Growth in EMEA Region

Industry leader taps top talent, invigorates channel and invests in best-in-class training...

Image: How to Choose the Best Imaging Equipment Service Provider

How to Choose the Best Imaging Equipment Service Provider...

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