RASMAS In The News Archives
In the years since the creation of RASMAS, notable trade and industry publications have featured our service.
Below are some of the stories from journals such as Healthcare Purchasing News, HealthImaging.com, Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, Hospitals & Health Networks and Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology.
2006 Articles Mentioning RASMAS
- Recall Management: Best Practice Basics
Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, Volume 40 Number 5 (09/2006 – 10/2006)
Without a formal process and the appropriate tools, product recalls can quickly turn into a crisis that can impact care delivery, patient safety, and create enormous financial burdens on the hospital. Read BI&T’s article to learn how best practices in recall management can significantly improve patient safety.
- Reducing Patient Safety Risks Through Innovations in Managing Recalls
Horizons: Perspectives in Healthcare Management and Information Technology
Fall 2006 Issue 4
Some healthcare organizations have leveraged their improved alert management environments to extend their benefits in innovative ways that incorporate both administrative and clinical staff. Read the Horizons article to learn how healthcare organizations have adopted RASMAS to improve their alert management processes.
- Heart Safe or Heart Break: What Every Clinician Needs to Know About AEDs
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (09/2006)
RASMAS analysts have noted that over 100,000 AEDs have been recalled in the last three years. Read Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare’s article online article or pdf version to learn best practices for maintaining AEDs and handling AED recalls.
- Clear consistent standards can help hospitals keep tabs on recall alerts
AHA News (08/07/2006)
Executives discuss issues related to product recalls and solutions to help close the loop on inconsistent and cumbersome product recall processes.
- Recalls 101: What You May Not Know About Medical Product Recalls
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (07/2006)
Several high-profile recalls have focused renewed attention on medical product safety and highlighted the complexity of the recall process. Read Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare’s article to learn more about issues with the medical recall process that were brought to the forefront in Healthcare’s National Leaders Forum.
- Streamlining Medical Recalls
Advance for Health Information Executives (06/10/2006)
Read Advance’s article about how RASMAS meets the multi-facility point of view for medical reporting and yet allows for decentralized, single facility management of product alerts and recalls.
- Automated product recall management service ensures Inova Health System has the “right answers” during audits
Healthcare Purchasing News (05/2006)
When FDA auditors wanted to know how Inova managed a product recall, Inova Health System Recall and Safety Manager, Bea Haupt, had the answers at hand. Read Healthcare Purchasing News’ “What Works” article to learn how Inova successfully used RASMAS during an FDA audit.
- Reacting to Recalls
Duke University Health System (DUHS) Uses New Tool And Team to Quickly Catch Recalled Medical Devices and Drugs
Inside, Volume 15 No. 7 (04/03/2006)
It was 6 p.m. on a Friday when DUHS received a notice from RASMAS about a voluntary recall of human tissue. Read Inside’s article to see Duke University Health System’s rapid response to tissue alerts received from RASMAS five days before the FDA issued an advisory.