AAMI Horizons: Featuring an Article by HTF Board Member Karen Giuliano(1/15/2016)
Infusion system safety is a subject of intense interest for medical device manufacturers, clinicians, regulators, healthcare technology experts, and patient safety advocates. The Healthcare Technology Foundation is proud to support the fall issue of AAMI's Horizons supplement, the focus of which is infusion system safety. The issue provides insights from experts on topics such as improving the user interface for smart pumps, improving ease of use for and compliance with smart pump drug libraries for infusions, and how human factors engineering can help improve ease of infusion pump programming. To learn more, check out the news release posted at www.aami.org/press/Horizons and visit this issue splash page at www.aami.org/horizons. Included in the publication was an article by HTF board member Karen Giuliano, PhD, Rn, MBA – IV Smart Pumps: The Impact of a Simplified User Interface on Clinical Use. HTF's newest board member, Erin Sparnon, MEng, was a contributor to the roundtable discussion on Working Toward Safer, Easier–to-Use Infusion Systems.