32 episodes

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is developing a series of podcasts in partnership with the studios of Healthcare Tech Talk. The podcasts will explore today's most pressing healthcare technology challenges and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them. Terry Baker and Kelley Hill, along with renowned subject matter experts, discuss everything from how different technology is developed, implemented, used and maintained, to the patient experience, to endeavors that highlight the crucial role that healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals play in the delivery of healthcare.

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The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is developing a series of podcasts in partnership with the studios of Healthcare Tech Talk. The podcasts will explore today's most pressing healthcare technology challenges and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them. Terry Baker and Kelley Hill, along with renowned subject matter experts, discuss everything from how different technology is developed, implemented, used and maintained, to the patient experience, to endeavors that highlight the crucial role that healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals play in the delivery of healthcare.

    Episode 32: Importance of Drying Flexible Endoscopes

    Episode 32: Importance of Drying Flexible Endoscopes

    If water or moisture remains in the internal channels of flexible endoscopes, an overgrowth of bacteria can appear in a short period of time, presenting serious health risks to patients.

    • 28 min
    AAMI Podcast 31: Medical Device Security and the Intersection of HTM and IT

    AAMI Podcast 31: Medical Device Security and the Intersection of HTM and IT

    Staying ahead of mounting healthcare cybersecurity threats will require a unified approach on the part of healthcare technology management (HTM) and information technology (IT) professionals. In this episode, Cory Brennan, a medical device security consultant for CynergisTek, discusses HTM-IT collaboration, developing a new generation of HTM professionals, risk assessments for medical devices, and establishing a unified regulatory approach to medical device security.

    • 29 min
    AAMI Podcast 30: A Conversation with Binseng Wang, HTM Iconoclast

    AAMI Podcast 30: A Conversation with Binseng Wang, HTM Iconoclast

    The inaugural AAMI & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Iconoclast Award makes it official: Binseng Wang, a self-described rebel, is a master at challenging norms and assumptions. With congenial resolve and authority, Wang has made significant contributions in rallying the HTM field to pursue the most important outcome, improving the delivery of patient care. In this episode, Wang discusses how challenging practices that are not firmly grounded in objective evidence is vital toward improving HTM.

    • 12 min
    AAMI Podcast 29: Supporting the Governance and Regulation of AI

    AAMI Podcast 29: Supporting the Governance and Regulation of AI

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are poised to transform healthcare delivery by providing earlier diagnosis and targeted treatments while driving greater efficiencies. AI will enhance the delivery of care in a variety of ways, but according to Pat Baird, head of global software standards at Philips, it won't require a new regulatory paradigm. Instead, the challenge will be taking what we already about standardization and applying it to AI and machine learning.

    • 16 min
    AAMI Podcast 28: Home Healthcare and Infusion Safety

    AAMI Podcast 28: Home Healthcare and Infusion Safety

    Advances in technology have helped patient care to move outside the confines of the hospitals and into the patients' homes. However, moving technology into less controlled environments brings a myriad of complications, and navigating the transition effectively requires communication, caregiver and patient preparation, and a standardized process. In this episode, Mary Weick-Brady and Jason Amaral, members of the AAMI Foundation's home infusion group, share insights on successfully transitioning infusion therapy from the hospital to the home.
    For more information, check out the new AAMI Foundation report, From Hospital to Home: A Process Map for Successful Infusion Therapy Transition.
     

    • 29 min
    AAMI Podcast 27: Use of Virtual Reality in HTM Training

    AAMI Podcast 27: Use of Virtual Reality in HTM Training

    Healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals can use VR to practice medical device maintenance activities, such as troubleshooting a virtual telemetry board, while increasing understanding and knowledge retention in the process. In this episode, Rick Sidlo and Aaron Goryl from GE Healthcare discuss the advantages of using VR to train HTM professionals, how the experience compares with traditional classroom training, and where VR is headed in terms of its ease of use, access, and affordability.

    • 19 min

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