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The AAMI podcast is a partnership between the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and the studios of Healthcare Tech Talk. This podcast explores today's healthcare technology management (HTM) issues and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them. Terry and Kelley, along with renowned subject matter experts, discuss everything from technology implementation to disruptive innovation to the patient experience, and endeavors to reveal the maximum potential of the HTM profession.

The AAMI podcast is a partnership between the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and the studios of Healthcare Tech Talk. This podcast explores today's healthcare technology management (HTM) issues and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them. Terry and Kelley, along with renowned subject matter experts, discuss everything from technology implementation to disruptive innovation to the patient experience, and endeavors to reveal the maximum potential of the HTM profession.
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The AAMI podcast is a partnership between the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and the studios of Healthcare Tech Talk. This podcast explores today's healthcare technology management (HTM) issues and the multidisciplinary approaches that are being used to clarify and resolve them. Terry and Kelley, along with renowned subject matter experts, discuss everything from technology implementation to disruptive innovation to the patient experience, and endeavors to reveal the maximum potential of the HTM profession.

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Episodes

Episode 23: The State of Sterile Processing

9/10/2017
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How are hospitals doing with sterile processing, and what's the biggest challenge to effective sterilization today? Sterile processing expert and author Rose Seavey shares her insights, offering tips to both healthcare facilities and the makers of medical devices. She also talks about ST79, a widely used standard for steam sterilization, which has just been released with a major update. This podcast is sponsored by Healthmark.

Duration: 00:16:21


AAMI Episode 22: Patch Management in Healthcare

6/20/2017
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With cybersecurity attacks on the rise in healthcare and a growing appreciation for the threats posed to patients, patch management is more important than ever—yet it remains a challenge for most hospitals. Why? "I don't think there's any other industry that has such a diversity of different devices from different manufacturers run in an environment where the pieces are so dependent on each other. That makes it difficult to, for example, take one device down, patch it and reboot it without...

Duration: 00:19:52


AAMI Podcast 21- Tips to Tackle the Wireless Challenge

5/19/2017
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What’s the biggest mistake hospitals make in introducing and implementing wireless technologies? “Not appreciating the complexity,” says Shawn Jackman, co-chair of AAMI’s Wireless Strategy Task Force and founder and CEO of Clinical Mobility Inc. In a conversation with host Terry Baker, Jackman explains what HTM professionals can do to educate themselves about wireless technologies and provides suggestions for what hospitals must do now to achieve wireless success. Produced by: The...

Duration: 00:21:59


Episode 20: Beefing Up Healthcare Cybersecurity

3/17/2017
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The clinical engineering team at Intermountain Healthcare has a success story to share about its initiative to safeguard its medical equipment from viruses and cyberattacks. Two members of the team, Mike Busdicker and Priyanka Upendra, describe how they conducted a systemic review of all network-connected devices and, working with other departments, came up with a plan to address potential vulnerabilities. They share their tips and lessons learned, and advise all healthcare facilities to...

Duration: 00:14:31


AAMI Pocast 19: A Conversation with AAMI’s New President

2/6/2017
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Just a few months on the job, new AAMI President and CEO Robert Jensen describes his vision for the association, how his time as a Marine officer helped to prepare him for this job, and the opportunities (and challenges) he sees for the healthcare technology community. A crucial part of AAMI's mission, Jensen said, is to help provide "visionary ideas" so that the professionals on the frontlines of healthcare technology can "craft the future that will actually serve the patients and the...

Duration: 00:15:24


AAMI Podcast 18- The Changing World of Medical Imaging

4/19/2016
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Medical imaging technology has advanced considerably in modern times, with the rise of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Factor in the growth of 3D and 4D imaging, along with the integration of imaging with computers and software, and it’s easy to understand why imaging is one of the most exciting areas in healthcare technology. Glen McQuien, director of operations at Modern Biomedical and Imaging Inc., talks about the changes he’s seen in his career and those...

Duration: 00:27:03


AAMI Podcast 17- Clinical Alarm Management

2/19/2016
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Hospitals are under pressure to draft and implement comprehensive policies that show they have a handle on the crucial patient safety issue of alarm fatigue. There’s been an explosion in the number of medical devices with alarms and alerts, resulting in a noisy healthcare setting and desensitizing clinicians to the meaning or importance of alarms. With more alarms going off, the intended goal of alerting clinicians to true emergencies has been diminished, and patient safety has been...

Duration: 00:35:51


AAMI 16- Culture of Safety

12/22/2015
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Today we talk with two experts on building a Culture of Safety" within a Healthcare organization. Sponsored by: Healthmark Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:45:48


AAMI Podcast 15- Infusion System Safety

11/22/2015
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We have a great discussion with two experts regarding Infusion System Safety. Learn even more at AAMI Hot Topics Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:34:15


AAMI Podcast 14- The education of HTM professionals.

10/12/2015
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We have a great conversation with Barbara Christe, Ph.D., and Frank Painter about the various job titles, duties and educational needs of HTM professionals. More information: AAMI Resources Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:46:51


AAMI Podcast 13- Cybersecurity in Healthcare Technology

8/18/2015
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With hospital data breaches—and stiff fines—on the rise and a growing black market for patient information, cybersecurity is one of the more pressing issues in healthcare technology. How can healthcare facilities keep patient information secure? How vulnerable are medical devices to attacks by hackers? Ken Hoyme, a distinguished scientist at Adventium Labs, and Izabella Gieras, director of clinical technology at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA, discuss the cybersecurity...

Duration: 00:36:05


AAMI Episode 12- Digital Health, Bridging the gap between promise and reali

6/25/2015
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Digital Health is already a 4 Billion dollar industry and growing. More than 100 new devices are expected to go through FDA approval in 2015. None-the-less there still seems to be a gap in the promise and reality of Digital Health. Dr. Gunnar Tromer fromBCG Digital Ventures joins us to discuss how we bridge that gap. Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:28:08


AAMI 11- Big Data from medical devices

6/16/2015
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By now most of us have heard the term "Big Data", but what does it mean and how does it apply to HTM professionals? In this episode we talk with experts who are using data from medical devices to help clinicians make decisions and improve care for patients. Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:40:29


AAMI Podcast Episode 10- Preventative Maintenance

5/3/2015
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Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:29:43


AAMI Episode 9- Risk management

4/5/2015
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With the help of two experts, we take an in depth look at risk management and the role of Healthcare Technology Management professionals in the risk management process. Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:35:31


AAMI Podcast Episode 8- Imaging Challenges and Trends

3/11/2015
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In this epsisode we discuss Challenges and Trends in Imaging. Produced By:AAMI and Healthcare Tech Talk

Duration: 00:43:23


AAMI Episode 7- Continuous Electronic Monitoring of patients on opiods

2/18/2015
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In this episode we interview two experts regarding the continouos electronic monitoring of patients on opiods.

Duration: 00:46:15


AAMI Podcast Episode 6-Systems Thinking in Healthcare

1/19/2015
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In this episode we speak to 3 experts about Systems Thinking in Healthcare.

Duration: 00:42:24


AAMI Podcast Episode 5- Tackling the Challenge of Tubing Misconnections

12/17/2014
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Tubing misconnections are a significant threat to patient safety. The accidental connection of different delivery systems—through which patients receive medication, nutrients and other fluids—can result in serious patient harm, even death. A number of organizations, including AAMI, and federal regulators have banded together to work on a new initiative that aims to reduce that risk through the development and use of new small-bore connectors and standards. The FDA’s Scott Colburn and...

Duration: 00:43:53


AAMI Podcast Episode 4- Ebola brings renewed focus on sterilization.

11/16/2014
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The Ebola outbreak as renewed the focus of healthcare professionals on sterilization and personal protective equipment. In this episode we have 3 experts in the field of sterilization join us to explore how healthcare organizations can ensure they have the technology and processes in place to esure proper sterilization.

Duration: 00:44:44

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