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Dr. Tsuzuki, Adviser Emeritus of ITEC, was awarded “AAMI Foundation’s Laufman-Greatbatch Award”


 Dr. Masakazu Tsuzuki, M.D., Ph.D., adviser emeritus of ITEC, became the first Japanese to win prestigious “AAMI Foundation’s Laufman-Greatbatch Award” at the annual conference of AAMI in June 2015.


 The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. AAMI’s mission is “the development, management, and use of safe and effective healthcare technology”. To achieve this mission, it plays an active role in educational development, collaborative initiatives including summits with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), dispatching information through various media and etc.


 “AAMI Foundation’s Laufman-Greatbatch Award” is the most prestigious award. This highly regarded award honors an individual or group that has made a unique and significant contribution to the advancement of healthcare technology and systems, service, patient care, or patient safety.

 Since 1975, this award was given to Mr. David Bates who contributed actively to enhance medical safety and quality by making use of hospital information system, Mr. Neal E. Fearnot who contributed to the development of medical equipment and etc. Dr. Tsuzuki is the 39th award winner of this award.


Dr. Tsuzuki at AAMI 2015


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