Tag Archives: infusion pumps

FDA warns about cybersecurity re: hacking risk for hospital infusion pump

From the FDA’s Safety Communication updates (click to subscribe) “Today [31 July 2015] the FDA issued a Safety Communication on cybersecurity vulnerabilities of the Hospira Symbiq Infusion System. Hospira and an independent researcher confirmed that it is possible to access the … Continue reading

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Infusion devices (pumps) – some resources (posters / presentation) from MHRA and NHS

The MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) run infusion pump study days (see ‘Conferences and education‘ on their website) and have produced these posters “to illustrate some common failures”, with fearless use of clip art images as well as … Continue reading

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Medical device & HCI events coming up in – conference workshops, surveys

For those attending CHI2013 in Paris later this month CHI+MED is running two conferences, one on Saturday 27 April and the other on Sunday 28 April. CHI+MED conference workshops at CHI2013 – Saturday 27 April 2013 Performing fieldwork in healthcare … Continue reading

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Survey: what infusion pumps are used in your organisation?

CHI+MED researchers at UCL have created a survey to find out what types of infusion pumps are in use, and under what circumstances. “We are investigating the design and use of medical devices in order to reduce the chances of … Continue reading

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Interesting paper: Analysis of infusion pump error logs and their significance for health care (BJN Intravenous Supplement)

This is a CHI+MED paper which can be downloaded as a PDF from the link below. Lee, P. T., Thompson, F., & Thimbleby, H. (2012). Analysis of infusion pump error logs and their significance for health care. British Journal of … Continue reading

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Reblogged from AAMI blog: Making infusion pumps more user centric, from @aami_connect

Highlighting the September 2012 workshop report: “Infusion Pump Workshop 2012: A Systems Engineering Approach for Human Factors Solutions“. “If the January issue of AAMI News didn’t whet your appetite to learn more about an important infusion pump project at Johns … Continue reading

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Interesting paper – Medical technology at home: safety-related items in technical documentation #ptsafety

Medical technology at home: safety-related items in technical documentation. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2013 Jan; 29(1): 20-6 Authors: Hilbers ES, de Vries CG, Geertsma RE Full article available free at PubMed Central Abstract Objectives: This study aimed to … Continue reading

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