Abstracts Invited for ASTM International Virtual Workshop on Fast-Tracking PPE Standards Development

Abstracts for presentation are invited for the ASTM International virtual workshop on Fast-Tracking Standards Development to Address Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Shortages Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sept. 9-10, 2020. ASTM International’s committees on...

340 Organizations Send Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

On Tuesday 340 organizations signed a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities created during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. Those signing this multi-stakeholder letter include national and regional organizations representing a full range...

AAAHC Enhances Standards in New Accreditation Handbook

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is moving forward with enhanced Standards in version 41 of its Accreditation Handbook for Ambulatory Health Care. For more than 40 years, AAAHC has provided facilities with relevant standards and...

New Plastic Biomaterials Could Lead To Tougher Medical Implants

A new thermoplastic biomaterial, which is tough and strong but also easy to process and shape has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham (UAB). A type of nylon, the material’s shape memory properties enable it to be stretched and moulded but...

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555th FRST proves its mettle in CRDAMC OR

555th FRST proves its mettle in CRDAMC OR

FORT HOOD, Texas | A team is only good as its members and the surgeons, emergency physicians, nurses and operating room techs from 1st Medical Brigade’s 555th Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team proved their mettle as they worked seamlessly together to perform critical surgeries at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center here February 10.

FDA Issues COVID-19 Update

FDA Issues COVID-19 Update

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: In a new FDA Voices, titled FDA maintains the pace of meeting its goals on applications for medical products during the pandemic,...

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