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Author Miniati, Roberto, author

Title Clinical engineering : from devices to systems / Robert Miniati, Ernesto Iadanza, Fabrizio Dori
Published London : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2016]
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Contents Front Cover; Clinical Engineering; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Evolution of Clinical Engineering: History and the Role of Technology in Health Care; Explaining What Is a Clinical Engineer; Requirements to Be a Clinical Engineer; Educational System for CEs; How Clinical Engineering Shall Evolve; Conclusion; References; 2 Clinical Engineering in Growing Markets: The China Case Study; Introduction; Overview of Clinical Engineering and Healthcare Technology Management Market; The Evolution of Clinical Engineering in China
Management Approaches for 21st-Century Complex Clinical SystemsConclusion; References; Web References; 7 Decision Support Systems in Healthcare; Introduction; A Clinical Decision Support System for Congestive Heart Failure Management; The Cooperative Framework; The Heart M&M System; The Machine Learning Core; Cardiologist Front-End; Nurse Front-End; A DSS for Hospital Administration and Facilities Management; SACS Main Module; SVG Rendering Engine; LICENSE; EUREKA; References; 8 Early Stage Healthcare Technology Assessment; Healthcare Technology
Medical Equipment AcquisitionAcceptance Testing; Training; Preventive Maintenance; Corrective Maintenance; Quality Assurance; Risk Management and Vigilance; Equipment Disposal; Computerized Maintenance Management Systems; Future Perspectives; References; 6 Management of Complex Clinical System; Introduction; Foundational Principles and Concepts; Managing the Evolution to Today's Complex Clinical Systems; The Rapidly Evolving Complex 21st-Century Clinical System; Unintended Consequences: Understanding and Managing Emergent Behaviors in Systems of Systems
Professional Development of Chinese Clinical EngineersReferences; 3 Clinical Engineering in Developing Countries; Introduction; Funding; Geography; Healthcare Policies; Traditional Medicine; Distinction Between BME and MP; Maintenance Difficulties; Diversity of Manufacturers; Donated Equipment; Training; Conclusion; References; 4 Clinical Engineering for Consolidated Markets: European Case Study; Introduction; The Healthcare Market; Clinical Engineering Work; Clinical Engineering Processes; Strategic Planning; Device Management and Support in Clinical Use; Clinical Engineering and ICT
Research, Development, and EducationResearch; Education and Teaching; Capacity Building; Conclusions; References; 5 Hospital Technology Management; Introduction; The Universe of Medical Technology; Need for Management; Medical Technology Life Cycle; The Overall Picture; Regulatory Aspects; International Standards and Regulations; Medical Devices Regulations in Europe; Medical Device Nomenclatures; Unique Device Identification of MDs; Technology Assessment; Hospital Technology Management and Clinical Engineering; Medical Equipment Inventorying; Medical Equipment Procurement Planning
Summary Clinical Systems Engineering: New Challenges for Future Healthcare covers the critical issues relating to the risk management and design of new technologies in the healthcare sector. It is a comprehensive summary of the advances in clinical engineering over the past 40 years, presenting guidance on compliance and safety for hospitals and engineering teams. This contributed book contains chapters from international experts, who provide their solutions, experiences, and the successful methodologies they have applied to solve common problems in the area of healthcare technology. Topics include compliance with the European Directive on Medical Devices 93/42/EEC, European Norms EN 60601-1-6, EN 62366, and the American Standards ANSI/AAMI HE75: 2009. Content coverage includes decision support systems, clinical complex systems, and human factor engineering. Examples are fully supported with case studies, and global perspective is maintained throughout. This book is ideal for clinical engineers, biomedical engineers, hospital administrators and medical technology manufacturers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Biomedical engineering.
Biomedical Engineering.
Biomedical Technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Dori, Fabrizio (Professor of clinical engineering), author
Iadanza, Ernesto, author
ISBN 0128038241 (electronic bk)
9780128038246 (electronic bk)