Modern Hospital Architecture
08.02.2018 | Construction and PlanningCan stylish, functional, creative and open hospital architecture can be inhuman and dangerous at the same time? The new surgery center of the Berlin Charité, which is no small time hospital, can and might set a precedent.
Safety and Security
17.01.2018 | Construction and PlanningEven those most resolute head nurse cannot fix everything themselves. In a hospital it’s important to protect people and valuable equipment. Modern technology achieves this while taking into account personal rights to the greatest possible extent.
Communication in the Event of a Crisis
17.01.2018 | ManagementWhether it is about intense rainfalls or large-scale injuries: preparing for difficult situations requires imagination, professional cooperation and finally, solution-oriented actions. In the day-to-day at hospitals, all of these are often lacking.
Mandatory Usage of Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
06.11.2017 | Construction and PlanningWith the DIN VDE 0100-420:2016-02 about preventative fire prevention in electric installations, the usage of arc-fault circuit interrupters was supposed to be made mandatory in public buildings and therefore also hospitals.
Pollution: New Legal Regulations for Protection Against Radon
18.10.2017 | SecurityPollution: New Legal Regulations for Protection Against Radon
14.09.2017 | Construction and PlanningCases of arson are much more frequent in hospitals than you might think. On the one hand you have to prepare for such people, on the other hand you have to make it as difficult as possible for any potential perpetrator.
24.05.2017 | ITCheck if you are also infected by the blackmail trojan WannaCry. IT security experts of the Institute for Security and Privacy in the Health Care Sector...
The Medical Devices Vigilance and Reporting System
17.05.2017 | Medical TechnologyThe medical devices vigilance and reporting system is a major element of the security philosophy for medical devices. All concerned parties, including the operators and users of medical products, have to...
Does the New EU Regulation about Medical Devices Add To Security?
15.05.2017 | Medical TechnologyThe new EU regulation 2017/745 about medical devices, spanning 175 pages, 123 articles, 17 attachments, and 26 references to other EU legislative acts, was published in the the Official Journal of the European Union on April 5th 2017 and will become effective on May 25th 2017.
Safely Using Medical Devices
15.05.2017 | Medical TechnologyA recommendation from the Coalition for Patient Safety wants to protect patients from errors during the application of medical devices.