The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Foundation's Healthcare Technology Safety Institute has posted a collection of white papers, reports and guides to help health care organizations improve technology-related patient safety. Among the topics covered are "Using Data to Drive Alarm System Improvement Efforts, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Experience," "Smart Pump Implementation: A Guide for Healthcare Institutions" and "Recommendations for Alarm Signal Standardization and More Innovation, The Christiana Care Health System Experience."
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AAMI posts patient safety resources
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