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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

DateEvent
21 September 2017-23 September 2017II ICEHTMC 2017 - Sao Paulo
To register, go to: http://www.congressoseventos.com.br/ccm/engenharia_clinica_2017/inscricoes.php Early Bird registration deadline: July 31, 2017
Location: Sirio Libanes Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
27 September 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CCE Written Exam Review Webinar Series** CCE Review Webinar - session 8
General Management: Budget Development/Execution, Personnel, Management?Supervision, Staffing, Staff Skills / Competency Assessment, Policy/Procedure Management, and more....
Location: Online - WEBEX
Faculty: Tobey Clark, CCE
02 October 2017-06 October 2017National Health IT Week
ACCE is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week.
Location: Online
04 October 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CCE Written Exam Review Webinar Series** CCE Review Webinar - session 9
Risk Management / Safety: Patient Safety / Hazard Alerts / Recalls, Incident / Untoward Event Investigation, Engineering Assessment of Medical Device Failures, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis, and more....
Location: Online - WEBEX
Faculty: Matt Baretich, CCE
11 October 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
CCE Written Exam Review Webinar Series** CCE Review Webinar - session 10
Education of Others: Technician Education, Device User / Nurse Training, Develop/Manage Staff Training Plan, Engineering Education, Other Education Responsibilities, International Healthcare Technology Management.
Location: Online - WEBEX
Faculty: Frank Painter, CCE
12 October 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Vendors: Their Perspective on Project Implementation
Installing equipment and systems can be a very daunting task, and coordination with clinical and the vendors can exacerbate the situation. In this session, we aim to field the viewpoints of vendors and their perception on yielding a successful and seamless installation.
Location: Online - WEBEX
25 October 2017-27 October 2017
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
XXI Argentine Congress of Bioengineering and the X Clinical Engineering Workshop - SABI2017
SABI 2017 will gather approximately 800 researchers, professionals and students to discuss new ideas, problems and experiences in the field of the Biomedical Engineering and technologies associated with health care. The Congress schedule will consist in 5 plenary lectures of international level, 3 round-table events, oral presentations and poster sessions. A total of 14 thematic areas are presented (proposed). Part of the accepted papers will be published in the Journal of Physics ((http://ioppublishing.org/), due to an agreement previously made for international publications. All management of receipt, evaluation and acceptance of the articles will be performed using the EasyChair system (https://www.easychair.org), implementing an evaluation system through area managers (TRACK CHAIRs), in order to maintain the criteria throughout the various editions of Argentine Bio-engineering Congress.
Location: Córdoba, Argentina
04 November 2017-18 November 2017
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
2017 CCE Computerized Written Examination
The computerized written examination for HTCC Certification in Clinical Engineering, available from Nov 4 though Nov 18
08 November 2017-09 November 2017
8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Connected Medical Device & IOT Security Summit
ACCE is a supporting organization of this event. ACCE Members are entitled to a discounted rate: $100 off the regular registration fee. Early Bird registration deadline: 9/29/2017. For preliminary agenda, go to: http://tcbi.org/iotmdsec/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/iotmd-agenda.pdf
Location: Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center, Baltimore, MD
09 November 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Biomedical Engineering Assets on an IT network
As the number of medical devices become more networked, the necessity for information security and a collaborative effort between IT and Biomedical Engineering becomes more prevalent. However, shifting control from Biomedical Engineering to IT has proven to create more obstacles. In this session, we hope to outline solutions for these potential impedance.
Location: Online - WEBEX
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: 
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
CE-IT/ACCE Awards Reception
Sponsored by Enlighted, Inc. Come to network with ACCE members, leaders of the Privacy & Security Steering Committee, and experts from Interoperability Showcase/IHE Patient Care Device Domain - all are welcome to attend!
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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