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Healthcare Technology Management Collection

Healthcare Technology Management Collection

Updated in 2014, this popular collection now includes:
  • The Career Moves CD, 2013
  • IT World Reference CD: A Biomed's Guide, 2012
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Manual
  • Fundamental Collection, 2013
  • Clinical Engineering Management Guide: Lessons from the Field
  • Bright Ideas: Case studies and practical tips to improve technology management in your healthcare facility
  • Medical Equipment Management Manual, 2009
  • Cybersecurity in Healthcare, Spring Horizons, 2014
  • Human Factors — Horizons 2013 and 2010
  • Home Healthcare — Horizons 2013 and 2010
  • Mobile Health, Fall Horizons, 2012
  • Sterilization Horizons — 2012 and 2008
  • Managing Medical Devices on the IT Network, Fall 2011
  • Alarm Horizons, 2010
  • Imaging Horizons
  • Hemodialysis Horizons
  • Future Horizons
  • ANSI/AAMI EQ56:2013, Recommended practice for a medical equipment management program
  • AAMI TIR9:1992, Evaluation of clinical systems for invasive blood pressure monitoring
  • AAMI TIR11:2005, Selection and use of protective apparel and surgical drapes in health care facilities
  • AAMI TIR18:2010, Guidance on electromagnetic compatibility of medical devices in health care facilities
  • AAMI TIR21:1998, Systems used to forecast remaining pacemaker battery service life
  • ANSI/AAMI/IEC TIR62354:2009, General testing procedures for medical electrical equipment


The updated collection—consisting of detailed and practical resources written by and expressly for biomedical equipment technicians, clinical engineers, and other healthcare technology professionals—offers guidance on topics ranging from preparing for a Joint Commission survey to troubleshooting equipment and benchmarking salaries and benefits.

The Healthcare Technology Collection is also quick and easy to use thanks to the web-like user interface and the convenient, high-powered search and find functions of Adobe Acrobat, which are provided free with the CD. "AAMI Site"


You can find several resources on safety:

  • Journals
  • Reports
  • White Papers
  • Newsletters
  • Case Studies


Find useful resources in the following categories


Organizations

ACCE Healthcare Technology Foundation

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)

American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

American Hospital Association (AHA)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

American Public Health Association

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

Bay Area Association of Medical Instrumentation "BAAMI", Tampa, FL

Biomedical Engineering Society

Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI)

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

EBME Biomedical & Clinical Engineering

Emergency Care and Research Institute (ECRI)

Healthy Building Network (HBN)

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)

Joint Commission International (JCI)

META - Medical Equipment & Technology Association

National Medical Association

Practice Greenhealth

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS)

Saudi Scientific Society for Biomedical Engineering (SSSBE)

The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES)

The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua)

The Joint Commission (TJC)



Federal Agencies: Health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

CDC Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention

CDC National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention

CDC National Prevention Information Network

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Public Health Service (USPHS)

Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA)



Miscellaneous

Corrections Connection

Healthfinder

Library of Congress “Thomas” (legislative information)

Medline / PubMed

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

National Guideline Clearinghouse

National Network on Tobacco Prevention and Poverty

Office of National Drug Control Policy

World Health Organization