The Healthcare Technology Foundation was founded on the principle that achieving improvement in the safe use of healthcare technology requires diverse stakeholders to come together in order to utilize their collective knowledge on the design, use, integration and servicing of healthcare technology, systems and devices.
The mission of HTF is to:
"Improve healthcare delivery outcomes by promoting the development, application and support of safe and effective healthcare technologies."
The Foundation supports:
- The promotion of excellence in clinical engineering leadership through research, education and certification
- Funding of related research and programs,
- Effective collaborations between medical device producers, regulators, users and clinical engineers,
- The creation of safety-related education material that is useful to members of the public
Joint Commission Medical Device Alarms Sentinel Event Alert – Modern Healthcare April 16th article on topic includes reference to HTF 2006 and 2011 Clinical Alarms Surveys4/23/2013
HTF and AAMI jointly sponsor Alarms Hazard session at the National Patient Safety Foundation Congress4/23/2013
DonationsIf you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the HTF, please call us at 610-567-1240 or donate online here. Donations are accepted securely through your Paypal® account or credit card. Executive Leadership includes Tobey Clark, President, Hank Stankiewicz, Vice President, Jennifer Ott, Secretary, Henry Montenegro, Treasurer, William Hyman ScD, Immediate President, and Yadin David, EdD, President Emeritus.