Medical Equipment Industry News

Risk Management

Medical physics and the costs of noncompliance: What’s obvious and what hides beneath?
The overlooked consequences are bigger than immediate penalties
Philips recalls Forte Gamma Camera system following complaint
Detector could detach from device and cause injury
Makers, regulators fearing impact of sterilization plant closures over ethylene oxide use
Pollution concerns have led to shutdowns that may cause shortages
Anthem pays HHS $16 million over 'largest health data breach in US history'
Promises 'major corrective action' after info exposed on 79 million people
Cybersecurity threats top ECRI's list of health technology hazards for second year
There were 77 healthcare data breaches in first three months of 2018
GE teams with CHI Franciscan Health to implement AI-powered command center
Fifth health system to incorporate this technology
Anatomy of a hospital cybersecurity attack
Tips for detecting, responding to, and preventing attacks at your facility
Study finds managerial discretion drives voluntary medical device recalls
Are physicians being relied on to screen out defective products?
Early discharge associated with better outcomes after TAVR
Researchers find that discharging patients within 72 hours yields clinical benefits
Physicians should be granted immunity to malpractice lawsuits, says study
Recorded a 13 percent decline in adverse events over four years
Higher radiation dose isn't the best option for prostate cancer
Study shows it doesn't affect patient survival rate
Siemens, IBM and others join charter to improve cybersecurity
Trust outlines ten areas where governments and businesses can reduce threats
New arrest in fatal MR mishap
Metal detectors at the Mumbai hospital were not functioning
Man dies in India MR mishap
Was carrying elderly relative's oxygen tank