Biomed News - May 2013

May 01, 2013

AAMI Celebrates Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Week

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and its Technology Management Council (TMC) celebrates the Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Week this May 19 to 25, 2013.

The annual event is designed to promote the awareness of and appreciation for the critical work of biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs), clinical engineers, and other members of the healthcare technology management (HTM) field. Through this celebration, AAMI and other organizations thank these professionals for the vital role they play in protecting patient safety, improving patient outcomes, and reducing healthcare costs.

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SFAMI to Hold Next Meeting

The South Florida Association for Medical Instrumentation will hold its next meeting on May 8, 2013 at the Bethesda Memorial Hospital East in Boynton Beach, FL. With focus on the topic Mechanics of Ventilation, the meeting will be presented by Boyd Campbell, CBET, CRES, Co-Owner of Southeastern Biomedical Associates, Inc. and hosted by Southeastern Biomedical Associates, Inc.

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HTMA-SC Sets Date for 2013 Conference

The Healthcare Technology Management Association of South Carolina (HTMA-SC) is holding a one-day conference on May 10, 2013 in Columbia, SC. The event will offer educational classes for technicians and managers, a lunchtime keynote speaker and ample opportunity to socialize with other biomedical professionals from South Carolina and beyond. An exhibit hall will also feature our corporate sponsors and others companies.

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Washington State Biomedical Association to Hold East Side Regional Meeting

The Washington State Biomedical Association will hold its East Side Regional Meeting on May 10, 2013 in Spokane, WA. Roy Alameda will be presenting about infection control and the State Department of Health will be discussing inspection processes over lunch.

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NEHES Call for Abstracts for Fall Conference 2013

The New England Healthcare Engineers Society (NEHES) is seeking abstracts from individuals interested in presenting at the 2013 NEHES Fall Educational Conference & Technical Exhibition. Abstracts will be accepted until May 15, 2013.

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GBS Now Accepting Sponsors for General Educational Meeting

The Gateway Biomedical Society will be holding its next meeting on May 16, 2013 and is now accepting sponsors for the event.

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NTBA Holds Meeting

The North Texas Biomedical Association (NTBA) will held a meeting on April 8, 2013 at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Moore Auditorium.

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NMBIO Presents LRRI Infectious Disease Program

The New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association (NMBIO) conducted a presentation entitled “Infectious Diseases at the Intersection of Innovation and Knowledge in Global Health” last April 9, 2013.

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CABMET Holds 2013 Meeting

The Colorado Association of Biomedical Equipment Technicians (CABMET) held its last meeting on April 11 in Auditoriums C & D, St. Anthony Hospital, 11600 W 2nd Avenue, Lakewood, CO.

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OAHE Holds 2013 Spring Meeting & Trade Show

The Oklahoma Association of Healthcare Engineers (OAHE) held its Spring Meeting & Trade Show last April 18 & 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Oklahoma City.

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MEPCIS April 2013 Meeting

The Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania Clinical Instrumentation Society (MEPCIS) held an open conversation meeting on imaging services last April 30 at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center in West Reading, PA.

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