Instrumentation group tackles home health care

August 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2010, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p95
The article reports on the Medical Devices and Systems in Home Care Applications committee created by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) to discuss home health care issues in line with the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) initiative in the U.S.


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