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ACCE has several trainings, conferences, and other activities in the medical industry planned for the coming year.  Watch here for updates and keep these events in mind.

Schedule of Events

06 November 2017-18 December 2017Submit your nomination of candidates for the 2018 ACCE Awards
Please take time to nominate worthy colleagues today. Just complete the Nomination Form and email it with recommended individual(s)' justification(s) to by Monday, December 18, 2017.
14 December 2017
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Planning for the Future: Importance of Equipment Lifecycle Analysis
This session will outline techniques for completing lifecycle analyses and equipment planning. Return of investment and cost benefit evaluations are critical for determining the most fiscally sound equipment without compromising patient care. Additionally, assessing the network security measures offered by manufacturers is an important piece when selecting equipment.
Location: Online - WEBEX
11 January 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series The Joint Commission 2018 Update
This session will provide the most up to date information regarding The Joint Commission and regulatory compliance changes in 2018.
Location: Online - WEBEX
Faculty: John Maurer, SASHE, CHFM, CHSP
25 January 2018-26 January 2018
8:00 AM-6:00 PM
The Connected Medical Device & IOT Security Summit
ACCE is a supporting organization of this event. ACCE Members are entitled to a discounted rate (use discount code 93 when registering): $100 off the regular registration fee. Early Bird registration deadline: 11/30/2017. For additional information and to register, please visit:
Location: Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center, Baltimore, MD
08 February 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Relying on Reliability Maintenance
When implementing and sustaining a medical equipment management program (MEMP), reviewing the reliability and uptime of medical equipment will dictate the reoccurring maintenance and potential for alternative equipment maintenance programs.
Location: Online - WEBEX
Faculty: Arlene Thukral
05 March 2018-09 March 2018HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition
ACCE is an official Collaborator of HIMSS18.
Location: Venetian-Palazzo-Sand Expo Center, Las Vegas
06 March 2018
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
HTA/ACCE Awards Reception
Sponsored by Enlighted, Inc. Come to network with ACCE members, and experts from the health technology management and medical device domain - all are welcome to attend this complimentary event!
Location: Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center/ Lido 3105/3106, Las Vegas
08 March 2018
11:00 AM-11:00 PM
HIMSS18 - Awards Gala
Tickets required. Black Tie optional.
Location: Wynn Hotel and Resort - Latour Ballroom, Las Vegas
08 March 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Service Contracts and Continuous OEM Training, How to Leverage Cost Effective Agreement
Service contracts prove to be a financial investment of healthcare systems to maximize uptime and provide continuous support. Additionally, reoccurring training provides immense benefits to the success of a medical equipment management program (MEMP) but requires money to upkeep. In this session, we aim to provide ideas for methodologies Biomedical Engineering programs can implement to maximize vendor support without burdening the healthcare system financially.
Location: Online - WEBEX
12 April 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series C-Suite, IT and Biomed: The Three Pillars for a Successful Hospital
Relationships and communication between departments are key for a hospital to provide effective and safe patient care. The C-Suite, IT and Biomed each play a valuable role in the hospital, and the relationship between the departments will either “make or break” a hospital. In this session, we offer communication techniques and testimonials from the C-Suite, IT and Biomed departments outlining their experiences with the effects of communication.
Location: Online - WEBEX
10 May 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Patient Safety and Managing Recalls
When an adverse event happens that injures a staff member and/or patient, the Biomedical Engineering department will be consulted for information regarding this device. Maintenance records, program details and technical advice will be offered to the involved parties to formulate a root cause. Having a robust and effective recall and medical equipment management programs assist in offering advice and potentially minimizing the occurrence of adverse events.
Location: Online - WEBEX
01 June 2018-04 June 2018AAMI 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
Location: Long Beach, California
14 June 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Personnel Management
The managers of a department must develop and sustain a work environment that will yield the best outcomes and highest production. Differing personalities and work ethics prove to be some of the biggest hurdles inhibiting a department from having the optimal work level and culture. In this session, we will offer ideas and experiences from seasoned managers, who’ve experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of managing a department.
Location: Online - WEBEX
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