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
American Association of Respiratory Care AARC Times journal.
Posted with the Permission and Approval of the American Association for Respiratory Care. ©2013, All Rights Reserved11/12/2013
American Association of Critical-care Nurses Article PublishedThe American Association of Critical-care Nurses (AACN) published an article in its Bold Voices Journal: Healthcare Technology Roundtable: Alarms Systems Management on the HTF/AAMI HTSI roundtable discussion at the 2013 AAMI Annual Meeting.
ECRI Institute and HTF partner on video and bilingual brochures on Home Infusion Safety11/12/2013
Philips Healthcare Interviews HTF PresidentPhilips Healthcare interviews HTF president on Alarm Fatigue in September issue of The Trace Journal.
HTF welcomes new board members Barrett Franklin and Steve Merritt!9/25/2013
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, Jennifer L. Jackson, Vice President, Jennifer Ott, Secretary, Henry Montenegro, Treasurer, William Hyman ScD, Immediate Past President, and Yadin David, EdD, President Emeritus.