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June 17, 2019
The only ISO quality standard specific to the high-risk medical device industry is ISO 13485:2016. Explore the critical shortcomings of ISO 9001 within the healthcare industry and why being “ISO-certified” isn’t enough. Part 2 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.
June 4, 2019
As health systems increasingly depend on vendors to provide essential medical equipment rental and service, one concerning quality gap has emerged: a lack of regulatory oversight of those service providers. Part 1 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.
May 21, 2019
Clinical engineering departments are being tasked to do more, yet staffing levels have not increased to keep up with the heavier workload. What’s more, BMET demands are changing too. How can hospitals meet these demands and address technician needs?
April 4, 2019
Agiliti is honored to be recognized for the 2019 BLS Illumination Award, emphasizing the importance of promoting safe medical laser programs in operating rooms across the healthcare industry.
July 31, 2018
In the midst of Summer, it can be difficult to think about Winter. But in terms of getting prepared for the flu season, that’s exactly what needs to happen.
July 9, 2018
Biomedical technicians are now responsible for more equipment than ever before. This responsibility and other related challenges are complicating hospital equipment service demands.
June 4, 2018
Hospital administrative tasks are necessary and important, but they place extra strain on staff across the facility. Reduce the burden to improve patient care.
May 21, 2018
Hospital clinical engineering departments are increasingly squeezed for time and resources, making it harder for CE directors to achieve objectives that can have a greater impact for their team and hospital.
May 7, 2018
National Nurses Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the excellent work done by all nursing teams and staff. It’s also a good time to acknowledge and explore opportunities to improve nurse working conditions.
April 30, 2018
Price pressures from multiple directions are forcing hospitals to explore opportunities to more effectively manage costs and outcomes to attract patients and allow for growth.
April 17, 2018
As health system M&A activity continues at increasing rates and scale, implementing strategies to ensure a smooth and quick integration becomes ever important to the bottom line.
April 2, 2018
Many hospitals are investing in “extras” to make a good first impression with their patients. But these “extras” fail to address core issues that impact the patient experience.
March 21, 2018
Millennials are about to replace Baby Boomers as the largest living adult generation in the U.S. This will have a significant impact on the recruitment and retention of healthcare technology management professionals.