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Texas Children’s Hospital Earns ECRI’s Health Devices Achievement Award

Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston is the winner of ECRI Institute’s 10th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award. The honor recognizes an outstanding initiative undertaken by an ECRI Institute member healthcare institution that improves patient safety, reduces costs, or otherwise facilitates better strategic management of health technology. Texas Children’s won for its alarm management initiative.

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AAMI Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards and Scholarships

AAMI has announced that it is accepting nominations for its annual awards and scholarships programs. Approximately $30,000 will be awarded to healthcare technology leaders, innovators, and students during a special ceremony at the AAMI 2016 Conference & Expo, held June 3–6 in Tampa, Fla. Award nominations and scholarship applications are due by February 15, 2016.

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Call for 2016 Nominations for Clinical Engineering Hall of Fame

The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) is seeking nominations of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of clinical engineering for induction into its hall of fame. Nominees can be any person, alive or deceased, who has made outstanding or notable contributions to the CE profession. Completed nominations must be received by February 28, 2016.

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First Winners of Grant Program for Imaging Safety Announced

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation and Toshiba America Medical Systems have awarded Memorial Hospital of Converse County and Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center its inaugural Safety First grants to improve technologist safety during diagnostic imaging procedures. Launched earlier this year, the program awards two ASRT members up to $7,000 each for the implementation of a radiologic technology safety program or idea that creates a safer work environment.

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Call for Entries: ECRI’s Health Devices Achievement Award

ECRI has announced that it is accepting entries for next year’s Health Devices Achievement Award. The honor is presented annually to an ECRI Institute member institution that has demonstrated an outstanding initiative that improves patient safety, reduces costs, or otherwise facilitates better strategic management of health technology.

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Joint Commission Announces 2014 Eisenberg Award Recipients

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) have announced the 2014 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, which will be presented March 23 at the NQF Annual Conference in Washington, DC.