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November 8-9, 2020 • Tampa, FL

CERTIFIED EDUCATION

The 2020 MD Expo Tampa event has been approved for up to 13 CEUs by the AAMI Credentials Institute (ACI).

Sunday, November 8

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Certified Associate Biomedical Technician (CABT) Review

David Scott, CBET, Senior Biomedical Technician, UCHealth and Brian Wilson, CBET, CRES, Imaging Service Engineer 3, Trimedx

This is a new ACI certification for new Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) professionals looking to jump-start their careers.

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2-3 p.m.

Introduction to Contrast Injectors

Stephen Maull, Owner, Maull Biomedical Training LLC

This introduction to contrast injectors course will teach service technicians the role of contrast injectors in patient imaging, the different types of contrast injectors, the different contrast injector components and go over the proper operation of contrast injectors.

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Preparing for Your Future: 2021 and Beyond

Richard Gonzales, Director, College of Biomedical Equipment Technology

There is a clear demand from the industry to develop continuing education and advanced degree opportunities supporting HTM professional career paths. Specifically, the cybersecurity in health care degree reflects the massive shift toward networked medical devices and the emergence of a new era in which the traditional organizational dynamics separating HTM and IT functions are evolving into a much closer alignment of roles and responsibilities.

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3:30-4:30 p.m.

Recruiting for the New Generation – Building the well before you are thirsty

Dave Francoeur, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Tech Knowledge Associates

This presentation will provide attendees with tools and ideas on building and keeping an exceptional team for an HTM service career.

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Improve Patient Safety and Staff Well-being Using Voice-activated Smart Devices

Rehman Syed, Director, Clinical Engineering, Crothall HTS

HTM professionals should always be looking for opportunities for improvement using new and emerging technologies and collaboration with clinical and IT teams. This presentation will address how finding and implementing a solution for a specific patient safety problem can lead to solving other communications issues.

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Monday, November 9

8-9 a.m.

Accreditation Step One: Having an accurate equipment inventory

Tim Michener, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Asset Services Inc.

This presentation will address the reasons why an HTM department should perform an equipment inventory (PI). It will share best practices for performing a PI and answer questions on what equipment is typically inventoried.

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Biomed Survival Guide for Imaging Modalities

Brian Wilson, CBET, CRES, Imaging Service Engineer 3, Trimedx

The presentation will have a mix of visual and live format on various imaging modalities. The presenter will share his experiences as both a biomed and imaging service engineer to help explain the subject from both perspectives.

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Implementing KPIs to Rein in Costs: A case study from Loma Linda University Medical Center

Alex Barinaga, Director of Implementation Services, VUEMED

This presentation will address the full impact of clinical inventory management on the financial, operational, and clinical processes and outcomes in procedural departments.

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9:30-10:30 a.m.

Critical Do’s & Don’ts in the Investigation of Medical Device Incidents

Larry Fennigkoh, Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering

The thorough and structured investigation of all medical device-related incidents is and, has remained, an essential HTM function. As the interface experts between healthcare technology, clinicians, and their patients, clinical engineers and BMETs are the best ones to be involved in such investigations.

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Incident Response – What to do when you are hacked

Joseph Mitura, Senior Technical Instructor, Draeger Inc.

This presentation will provide an overview of cybersecurity incidents that could occur and steps that can be taken to mitigate the damage due to an incident.

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Hospital of the Future – Fact, fiction, strategies and tactics

Carol Davis-Smith, President, Carol Davis-Smith & Associates LLC

In this session, we will consider how health care is evolving as a system-of-systems and identify critical clinical and financial factors that are driving that evolution. We will also explore how HTM professionals can ensure their relevance through meaningful contributions to their organization’s success.

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PRODUCT DEMO: Grow Your QA Productivity with Automation — How to catch up with your PM backlog

Justin Ross, CBET, Owner, RossCo Solutions and Ephraim Machtinger, Product Manager, Fluke Biomedical

Learn from experts how they have used Fluke Biomedical OneQA to increase productivity and compliance by automating tests, quickly editing procedures and creating customizable reports.

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11 a.m.-12 p.m.

AEM Program Based on Evidence-Based Maintenance

Binseng Wang, ScD, CCE, Vice President, Program Management, and Jason Gibson, Director, Quality & Compliance, Sodexo Clinical Technology Management (CTM)

Since AEM has been authorized by CMS, many CE/HTM departments have struggled to implement it, especially because of the requirement to evaluate its safety and effectiveness.

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The Reality and Irrelevance of Medical Device Leakage Currents

Larry Fennigkoh, Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering

The focus of this session will examine the technical realities and origins of 60 Hz leakage (or “touch”) currents and the necessary, multiple and highly-unlikely conductive pathways that need to exist before any form of shock hazard presents itself.

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Who Moved My Capital? Strategic technology planning in the shadows of a pandemic

Carol Davis-Smith, President, Carol Davis-Smith & Associates LLC

In this session, we will quickly clarify what strategic technology planning is and is not by reviewing the process steps. We will then pivot and explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has or could impact strategic technology planning going forward – clinically, financially and technically.

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PRODUCT DEMO: Your Connection to Better Service: Maximize Uptime and Increase Efficiency with On-Site Service

Guy Mansueto, CMO, PartsSource and Samantha Dzembo, Business Development Director, PartsSource

In this session, attendees will learn how PartsSource On-Site Service will streamline productivity with a single integrated platform for parts and service, reduce risk with the industry’s largest network of 1,000+ pre-qualified service specialists, and provide peace of mind and eliminate uncertainty since all repairs are backed by warranty.

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2:30-3:30 p.m.

Updates to the Medical Device Servicing Community

Dave Francoeur, Senior VP Marketing and Sales, Tech Knowledge Associates

Please join us for a lively and informational discussion where we will address several issues affecting the HTM field in the foreseeable future. Top on the agenda will be Right to Repair and updates to servicing and re-manufacturing.

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Managing Cyber-attacks

Garrett Seeley, Associate Professor of Biomedical Equipment Technology, Texas State Technical College-Waco

This session will focus on prevention and best practices for planning, handling, and reporting a cyber-attacks.

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BMET Soft Skills

David Scott, CBET, Senior Biomedical Technician, UCHealth

In the 30+ years Dave has worked in the HTM field he has seen technically gifted BMETs struggle with soft skills. This presentation he will help attendees overcome these struggles.

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PRODUCT DEMO: Discover, Profile, Secure your Connected Medical Devices

Brad Furman, Solutions Engineer, Ordr, and Ben Stock, Director of Healthcare Product Development, Ordr

Do you know what connected medical devices are doing on your network? As healthcare and IT continue to evolve, IoT (Internet of Things) and IoMT (Internet of Medical Things) devices are constantly being added to a healthcare network, and these devices do not always have security in mind.

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4-5 p.m.

Introduction to DICOM

Garrett Seeley, Associate Professor of Biomedical Equipment Technology, Texas State Technical College-Waco

This presentation will cover the basic setup of a DICOM device, the basic structure of a radiology network, how to set up your own network for practicing purposes and, finally, how to plan a network using a conformance statement.

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Digital Credentials – Where industry and education converge

Brian Bell, Lead Faculty, St. Petersburg College

Participants will learn what digital credentials, specifically badges, are and how digital badging is used by organizations to promote continuing education, create teams and find talent.

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Cyber Security for Healthcare Companies

Stephen Tanner, Director, Jump Team Services, The InterMed Group

This session will address the risks of not having a comprehensive medical device profile of all connected or connectable devices. Attendees will learn methods of mitigating this risk and best practices regarding cybersecurity.

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BROWSE MORE EDUCATION

PRODUCT DEMO: Grow Your QA Productivity with Automation — How to catch up with your PM backlog

PRODUCT DEMO: Grow Your QA Productivity with Automation — How to catch up with your PM backlog

PRODUCT DEMO: Discover, Profile, Secure your Connected Medical Devices

PRODUCT DEMO: Discover, Profile, Secure your Connected Medical Devices

PRODUCT DEMO: Your Connection to Better Service: Maximize Uptime and Increase Efficiency with On-Site Service

PRODUCT DEMO: Your Connection to Better Service: Maximize Uptime and Increase Efficiency with On-Site Service

BMET Soft Skills

BMET Soft Skills

Implementing KPIs to Rein in Costs: A case study from Loma Linda University Medical Center

Implementing KPIs to Rein in Costs: A case study from Loma Linda University Medical Center

Cyber Security for Healthcare Companies

Cyber Security for Healthcare Companies

CABT Review

CABT Review

Introduction to Contrast Injectors

Introduction to Contrast Injectors

Preparing for Your Future: 2021 and Beyond

Preparing for Your Future: 2021 and Beyond

Recruiting for the New Generation – Building the well before you are thirsty

Recruiting for the New Generation – Building the well before you are thirsty

Improve Patient Safety and Staff Well-being Using Voice-activated Smart Devices

Improve Patient Safety and Staff Well-being Using Voice-activated Smart Devices

Accreditation Step One: Having an accurate equipment inventory

Accreditation Step One: Having an accurate equipment inventory

Biomed Survival Guide for Imaging Modalities

Biomed Survival Guide for Imaging Modalities

Incident Response – What to do when you are hacked

Incident Response – What to do when you are hacked

Critical Do’s & Don’ts in the Investigation of Medical Device Incidents

Critical Do’s & Don’ts in the Investigation of Medical Device Incidents

Hospital of the Future – Fact, fiction, strategies and tactics

Hospital of the Future – Fact, fiction, strategies and tactics

AEM Program Based on Evidence-Based Maintenance

AEM Program Based on Evidence-Based Maintenance

Who Moved My Capital? Strategic technology planning in the shadows of a pandemic

Who Moved My Capital? Strategic technology planning in the shadows of a pandemic

The Reality and Irrelevance of Medical Device Leakage Currents

The Reality and Irrelevance of Medical Device Leakage Currents

Updates to the Medical Device Servicing Community

Updates to the Medical Device Servicing Community

Managing Cyber-attacks

Managing Cyber-attacks

Digital Credentials – Where industry and education converge

Digital Credentials – Where industry and education converge

Introduction to DICOM

Introduction to DICOM

Increasing the Role of Automation in Quality Assurance Workflow

Increasing the Role of Automation in Quality Assurance Workflow

Elevating the HTM Department

Elevating the HTM Department

Keynote Address: Crossing the Health Technology Chasm: Building a Bridge to the Future

Keynote Address: Crossing the Health Technology Chasm: Building a Bridge to the Future

Transducer Cost Savings Through Understanding and Communication

Transducer Cost Savings Through Understanding and Communication

Collaborative Communities: Medical Device Servicing Involving Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOS) and the Regulatory Environment

Collaborative Communities: Medical Device Servicing Involving Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOS) and the Regulatory Environment

Clinical Engineer’s Critical Role in Ultrasound Accreditation – Why It Matters for Your Department and You!

Clinical Engineer’s Critical Role in Ultrasound Accreditation – Why It Matters for Your Department and You!

Workshop: Strategic Planning for HTM Departments

Workshop: Strategic Planning for HTM Departments

Workshop: Creating Compelling Messages & Value for the C-Suite

Workshop: Creating Compelling Messages & Value for the C-Suite

Workshop: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Workshop: Managing Conflict in the Workplace

Building a Medical Device Security Management Plan

Building a Medical Device Security Management Plan

Strategic Planning for Clinical Engineering Departments – A Step-by-Step Guide

Strategic Planning for Clinical Engineering Departments – A Step-by-Step Guide

An Introduction to Defibrillator Testing

An Introduction to Defibrillator Testing

Creating and Implementing a Capital Replacement Planning Initiative

Creating and Implementing a Capital Replacement Planning Initiative

Utilizing Technology in Alarm Management

Utilizing Technology in Alarm Management

Networking Basics – Part I

Networking Basics – Part I

Networking Basics – Part II

Networking Basics – Part II

Increasing Awareness of Improper Equipment Cleaning

Increasing Awareness of Improper Equipment Cleaning

Communication and Building Relationships Between Imaging and HTM Leaders

Communication and Building Relationships Between Imaging and HTM Leaders

Understanding the Acquisition Process for Medical Devices

Understanding the Acquisition Process for Medical Devices

How to Optimize Your Time Management Skills as an HTM Leader

How to Optimize Your Time Management Skills as an HTM Leader

The Technician’s Side of Lean Health Care

The Technician’s Side of Lean Health Care

Surviving the CMS Inspection

Surviving the CMS Inspection

Product Demo: Connected Medical Devices and the Challenges Facing the Healthcare Community

Product Demo: Connected Medical Devices and the Challenges Facing the Healthcare Community

Learning From Cybersecurity TTE at the Health-System Level

Learning From Cybersecurity TTE at the Health-System Level

Complying, As a Hospital, With the FDA’s Recommendation for a Formal Quality Management System

Complying, As a Hospital, With the FDA’s Recommendation for a Formal Quality Management System

Meeting CMS Regulatory Compliance

Meeting CMS Regulatory Compliance

Increasing Your Value Through Cross-Training

Increasing Your Value Through Cross-Training

What’s New With ACI and How to Benefit From Certification as an HTM

What’s New With ACI and How to Benefit From Certification as an HTM

Send Under-Utilized Medical Devices to CAMP

Send Under-Utilized Medical Devices to CAMP

Your AEM Program: Patient Safety, Standards Compliance and Less PM

Your AEM Program: Patient Safety, Standards Compliance and Less PM

Networking Basics – Part II

Networking Basics – Part II

Networking Basics – Part I

Networking Basics – Part I

Ransomware and Hospitals: How Criminals Hijack Records and What We Can Do About It

Ransomware and Hospitals: How Criminals Hijack Records and What We Can Do About It

2018 ACCE Body of Knowledge (BOK) Survey Results

2018 ACCE Body of Knowledge (BOK) Survey Results

Women of Healthcare Technology Management: A Panel Discussion

Women of Healthcare Technology Management: A Panel Discussion

Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Facilitate Benchmarking and Support/Defend Your AEM Program

Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Facilitate Benchmarking and Support/Defend Your AEM Program

The Future of HTM and Healthcare

The Future of HTM and Healthcare

Proven Metrics for Optimizing Your Inventory and Supply Spend: Case Studies From Leading Hospitals

Proven Metrics for Optimizing Your Inventory and Supply Spend: Case Studies From Leading Hospitals

A Primer on Tabletop Sterilizer Repair and Maintenance

A Primer on Tabletop Sterilizer Repair and Maintenance

Automating the Tracking of HTM Skills and Competency

Automating the Tracking of HTM Skills and Competency

Implementing a Comprehensive Connected Medical Devices Security Plan – From Bleeding Edge Technology to Services

Implementing a Comprehensive Connected Medical Devices Security Plan – From Bleeding Edge Technology to Services

Applying a Formulary Approach to Healthcare Technology Management

Applying a Formulary Approach to Healthcare Technology Management

Performing Preventative Maintenance on Defibrillators

Performing Preventative Maintenance on Defibrillators

Demonstrating Ultrasound and Image Applications, Optimization and Artifacts for Service Engineers With Live Scanning

Demonstrating Ultrasound and Image Applications, Optimization and Artifacts for Service Engineers With Live Scanning

From HTM to C-Suite

From HTM to C-Suite

Equipment for Vaccine Storage, Handling and Tracking

Equipment for Vaccine Storage, Handling and Tracking

The Future of HTM and Health Care

The Future of HTM and Health Care

Starting an In-house Medical Device Cybersecurity Program

Starting an In-house Medical Device Cybersecurity Program

Alternative Equipment Maintenance Using RCM-based Risk Assessment & Survivability Analysis

Alternative Equipment Maintenance Using RCM-based Risk Assessment & Survivability Analysis

Basic Troubleshooting of Imaging Equipment and the Importance of Preventive Maintenance

Basic Troubleshooting of Imaging Equipment and the Importance of Preventive Maintenance

What does Compliance Mean for the HTM Department?

What does Compliance Mean for the HTM Department?

HTM Data Analyst, Huddle Boards and Standardization

HTM Data Analyst, Huddle Boards and Standardization

Understanding Electrical Safety Testing and Test Protocols

Understanding Electrical Safety Testing and Test Protocols

Capital Equipment Replacement Evaluation – It can be more than just the age of the equipment

Capital Equipment Replacement Evaluation – It can be more than just the age of the equipment

Keynote Address: DNV-GL Healthcare Presents Understanding the Physical Environment Standards

Keynote Address: DNV-GL Healthcare Presents Understanding the Physical Environment Standards

Aspiring Leaders: Are you a new leader or aspiring to take a leadership role?

Aspiring Leaders: Are you a new leader or aspiring to take a leadership role?

The Use of Analytics & Benchmarking in Clinical Engineering

The Use of Analytics & Benchmarking in Clinical Engineering

A Culture of Safety

A Culture of Safety

How to Build a Biomed/Technologist Partnership for Better Service Efficiency

How to Build a Biomed/Technologist Partnership for Better Service Efficiency

Embedding Security into the Clinical Technology Enterprise Strategy

Embedding Security into the Clinical Technology Enterprise Strategy

Kill Your Spreadsheets: How top HTM teams optimize reporting

Kill Your Spreadsheets: How top HTM teams optimize reporting

Best Practices for Depot Repair

Best Practices for Depot Repair

Introduction to Ventilator and Medical Gas Flow/Pressure Device Testing

Introduction to Ventilator and Medical Gas Flow/Pressure Device Testing

Redefining the Clinical Engineering Supply Chain

Redefining the Clinical Engineering Supply Chain

Product Recalls Are at an All-Time High, is Your Facility Prepared?

Product Recalls Are at an All-Time High, is Your Facility Prepared?

Getting the Most from Your Clinical Engineering Department as Hospital Leadership

Getting the Most from Your Clinical Engineering Department as Hospital Leadership

Ultrasound Applications Essentials and Image Artifact Analysis

Ultrasound Applications Essentials and Image Artifact Analysis

A Practical and Proven Approach to 100% PM Completion

A Practical and Proven Approach to 100% PM Completion

Are You Doing Enough to Protect Patient Data?

Are You Doing Enough to Protect Patient Data?

Troubleshooting Today’s X-ray Systems

Troubleshooting Today’s X-ray Systems

Managing Workplace Conflict

Managing Workplace Conflict

Advancing Your Career in Today’s Marketplace

Advancing Your Career in Today’s Marketplace

Women in Healthcare Technology Management

Women in Healthcare Technology Management

Through the Lens of Lean Healthcare Management

Through the Lens of Lean Healthcare Management

Maintaining Security While Building Your Medical Device Security Program at an Integrated Delivery Network

Maintaining Security While Building Your Medical Device Security Program at an Integrated Delivery Network

Is the Medical Device Really Ready to Go Back to the Clinical Department?

Is the Medical Device Really Ready to Go Back to the Clinical Department?

Maintaining Regulatory Compliance in HTM and Beyond

Maintaining Regulatory Compliance in HTM and Beyond

Ultrasound Probe Technology in the 21st Century

Ultrasound Probe Technology in the 21st Century

The Role of HTM Professional in Equipment Planning of New Clinical Areas

The Role of HTM Professional in Equipment Planning of New Clinical Areas

Getting the Attention of Your C-Suite: A Biomed’s View from Above

Getting the Attention of Your C-Suite: A Biomed’s View from Above

Are You Up to the Standard?

Are You Up to the Standard?