Here is groundbreaking data, direct from the manufacturers. It is a compilation of ACTUAL COSR (Cost of Service Ratio) of X-Ray. Laser and other medical Equipment, as reported by the medical device manufacturers themselves. And it covers the years 2003 through 2016. It should a steady decline in the annual COSR. COSR is the actual… Continue reading COSR for All Medical Equipment – 2003 – 2026 – From the Manufacturers
The report contains findings based on ECRI’s identification of potential dangers that should be areas of improvement in the following year. The list for top threats to health technology is 2018 includes: Ransomware and other cybersecurity threats to healthcare delivery. Endoscope reprocessing failures exposing patients to infections. Mattresses and covers exposed to body fluids and… Continue reading Ransomware tops list of 10 health technology hazards
Make HTM Great Again, ASHE Mull Collaboration On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, representatives from Make HTM Great Again, the South Carolina non-for-profit HTM association, had a conference call with task force members of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Board of Directors and paid leadership. The purpose of the call was to form a… Continue reading ASHE Conference Call with Make HTM Great Again – Summary Below
Recent articles highlight the unprecedented turnover of hospital personnel. (See http://www.htmblogg.com , May 18, 2017) . A recent poll revealed that more than half of the respondents had been at their hospital for less than 5 years, but 43% had been there less than 2 years. While the lack of longevity of any personnel… Continue reading HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare
Legal experts say New York-registered service contract providers must take immediate action to comply with the state’s new Cybersecurity Regulation before the looming deadline at the end of next month, and before the state’s regulators levy heavy fines and penalties to send a message to the industry. Editor’s Note: This column, written by Locke Lord… Continue reading Cybersecurity Law
To all Biomeds and friends of Biomeds Patrick K. Lynch CBET, CCE, CHTM Note: The first few pages of this are introductory materials. But I and the biomed profession need you to write a very important email the AHA about our future. If you do not have time to read this, go to the… Continue reading Take This Step to Save The HTM Profession!
20 most beautiful hospitals in America, as ranked by Soliant Written by Mackenzie Bean | June 27, 2017 | Print | Email Middletown, N.Y.-based Orange Regional Medical Center is the most beautiful hospital in the country, according to Soliant Health’s 2017 list of the 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America. Soliant Health, an Atlanta-based healthcare staffing company, released its ninth annual list Tuesday.… Continue reading 20 most beautiful hospitals in America