We increasingly rely on complex machines for sterilizing, diagnostics, life support and many other functions. But as this reliance grows, so do the risks from device malfunctions.
For some categories of equipment, a failure simply represents an inconvenience – the breakdown is readily apparent and the caregiver obtains a replacement. In other cases, though, such as a faulty endoscope re-processor or an improperly calibrated defibrillator, ventilator or anesthesia machine, the result could be catastrophic. Read more about managing information to maintain biomedical equipment in our latest whitepaper.