by Lauren Dubinsky
, Senior Reporter | August 14, 2017
From the August 2017 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine
“Right now everything is software-driven, so when changes are made to the documentation it’s just a matter of changing the firmware on a piece of equipment, but with each firmware there are changes in the documentation,” says Fortune.
Not slowing down
This year’s AAMI conference was a record-breaking one with 2,603 attendees, up from about 2,200 last year. This is a sign that more health care organizations are serious about improving and growing their in-house teams.
Siemens’ McCallum says this is a trend that has grown over the last five years and he doesn’t see it slowing down anytime soon.
"There are a lot of people who are really good at repairing equipment and doing it faster and at a very high quality,” he adds. “What I see with departments is that they are moving up the value chain and trying to rationalize the economics and quantify the quality aspects of [strengthening their in-house teams]."Back to HCB News