The article about the 2012 update of one of health care technology’s most important set of standards—NFPA 99—came in as the second most-read story of the year.
With the revision, NFPA 99—which had not had a major overhaul since it first came out in 1985—became an official set of codes.
One of the most significant changes was the switch from basing requirements on occupancy to basing them on patient risk. Another big change included dropping manufacturer requirements. The most controversial part surrounded the use of isolated power systems, particularly in operating rooms.
The content of this important update will help shape the future of health care technology management. And whatever that future looks like, 24×7 will have you covered.
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