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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

14 March 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Focused Technology - emerging trends in various equipment categories
Lifecycle management of imaging modalities proves to be a balancing act of life expectancy and expenditure of high dollars. Biomedical Engineering can be placed “between a rock and a hard place” when managing conversations with clinical users and finance about replacing these modalities. With Siemens Teamplay, though, Biomedical Engineering has the ability to look at utilization of imaging modalities that use a DICOM header to push images to PACS. This reporting application has the ability to look at dosage, modality workload and protocol used during exams. It is a vendor agnostic system that can access all imaging modalities. In this session, Siemens will present information about Teamplay and outline the added benefits of their technology.

Ambulatory Telehealth has been fairly well established in the medical space, but a growing need for inpatient telemedicine has been a recent trend. In certain locations, specifically rural communities, there are physician shortages, especially when it comes to physicians trained in critical care medicine or other subspecialties. Telemedicine expands the geographical reach of highly trained clinical specialists, getting the proper care to a larger demographic. The potential benefits of implementing an effective Tele ICU not only include providing increased access to physicians in rural areas but also elimination of unnecessary costs, and most importantly increased patient care by potentially reducing readmissions, mortality rate, and transfer rate. This session will review the technology involved when implementing a Tele ICU, the impact on bed side clinical staff, and the benefits to the patient.
Location: Online
Faculty: TBA
24 March 2019-25 March 2019AIMBE 2019 Annual Event
The Only Biomedical Engineering Conference Combining Scientific Lectures with Public Policy Discussion
Location: Renaissance Arlington Capital View, Arlington, VA 22202
25 March 2019Induction of Class of 2019 Fellows- AIMBE
Induction - College of Fellows
Location: National Academy of Science, DC
11 April 2019-13 April 2019MD Expo 2019
Location: Houston, TX
11 April 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Service Contracts vs. In-Sourcing: Decision on Maintenance
Biomedical Engineering has to compete for funding with clinical services, and the perpetual question for the department is what is the return of investment to train in-house staff versus having a service contract. As we know, equipment uptime, training costs and continuity of support with staff turnover prove to be complex factors that can sway the decision in a specific direction. In this session, best practices to determine the need for service contracts will be offered and discussed.
Location: Online
Faculty: TBA
13 April 2019
9:00 AM-9:30 AM
2018 ACCE BOK Survey Results presentation at MD Expo
Location: Houston, TX
Faculty: Katherine Navarro, Bhaskar Iduri, Sarah Brockway & Syed Rehman
17 April 2019-20 April 2019International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics- ICBHI 2019
Future Trends in Biomedical and Health Informatics & Cybersecurity in Medical Devices
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
09 May 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Implementing an Effective AEM: Alternate Equipment Maintenance Using RCM-Based Risk Assessment & Survivability Analysis
When implementing and sustaining a medical equipment management program (MEMP), VISN 20 has utilized empirical statistical analysis and monogram word count frequency to determine PM intervals and annual evaluation of alternative equipment maintenance programs.
Location: Online
Faculty: TBA
21 May 2019-24 May 201942nd Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 June 2019-10 June 2019AAMI Exchange 2019
Location: Cleveland, OH
08 June 2019
7:00 AM-10:30 AM
Clinical Engineering Symposium by ACCE, AAMI Exchange 2019
The In's and Out's of a Clinical Engineering Program
Location: Cleveland Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH
08 June 2019
7:30 PM-10:00 PM
ACCE members' meeting/awards reception
Location: Hilton Cleveland Downtown
13 June 2019
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
ACCE Educational Webinar Series Best Practices for Capital Equipment Planning
Acquiring new medical equipment requires continuous oversight of every medical device and its associated history contained within the inventory. When the equipment is ready for replacement, Property Management and Biomedical Engineering must coordinate meetings with the end users to field any concerns or acquisition suggestions that contribute to selecting additional or replacement equipment. The C-Suite requires a strong reason for spending money on equipment and potentially construction. With all of these factors, planned and unforeseen, the “balancing act” can be a daunting task that may yield dissatisfaction from the stakeholders. In this session, best practices for managing equipment planning and lifecycle analyses will be discussed.
Location: Online
Faculty: TBA
14 June 2019Deadline to renew CCE (expiring on June 30, 2019)
If your CCE is expiring on June 30, 2019, you have until June 14th to renewal it.
02 October 2019-05 October 2019CLAIB19 - Congreso LatinoAmericano de Ingenieria Biomedica
Location: Cancun, Mexico
21 October 2019-22 October 2019III ICEHTMC
3rd International Clinical Engineering & Health Technology Management Congress. More information to come.
Location: Rome, Italy
09 March 2020-13 March 2020HIMSS 2020
Location: Orlando, FL
12 June 2020-15 June 2020AAMI 2020
Location: New Orleans, LA
13 June 2020
7:30 PM-10:10 PM
ACCE 30th Anniversary/Members meeting reception
Location: TBA
04 June 2021-07 June 2021AAMI 2021
Location: Charlotte, NC
27 June 2021-02 July 2021IUPESM World Congress 2021
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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