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Poor Facility Cleaning Jeopardizes Medical Tool Sterilization

A study published by Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found that vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) failed to completely sterilize surgical tools. Seventy-six percent of the time the tools were soiled with salts or blood and not cleaned before undergoing…
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Developing a Medical Device Maintenance Plan

Maintenance has a proven track record of extending the longevity of medical devices of every shape and size. Just like a car or personal computer, adhering to regular updates and routine maintenance can ensure that a piece of medical equipment runs smoothly for…
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Low Energy-Equipped Bluetooth Medical Devices May Pose Increased Cybersecurity Threat

SweynTooth – an exploit that can cause device crashes and failures Connection, connection, connection – medical devices are becoming increasingly…
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How ECMO Life-Support Technology Is Saving Lives During COVID-19

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) life-support technology is a less well-known, but critically effective option for treating COVID-19. Ventilators have been a crucial component in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, but in some of the worst cases, they aren’t…
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What is Imaging Engineering?

Medical imaging technologies have led to a number of breakthroughs in the medical world, and are a crucial piece of equipment for hospitals, medical clinics, and research institutions everywhere. Like all equipment, medical imaging devices need to be maintained and…
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Medical Device Repair Act: the Right to Repair

The Medical Device Repair Act is making strides in the healthcare industry. Attention to medical equipment repair and maintenance has increased substantially during the COVID-19 pandemic as hospitals find themselves stretching and searching for resources to…
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