Flawed. That’s how Marcus Schabacker, CEO of ECRI, describes the device approval process for granting emergency use authorizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. And now, he says it’s time the U.S. FDA and the industry re-examine the quick process that could compromise patient safety.
Disagreement often ensues when the subject of bed maintenance by biomeds arises, reveals biomedical expert Patrick Lynch. In May's The LynchPin column, Lynch lays out both arguments regarding HTM professionals handling bed maintenance and shares his personal opinions about the matter. Don't miss out.
A new Quick Safety advisory from The Joint Commission addresses how hospitals can safely implement patient use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems for their hospitalized diabetic patients.