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    FREE for Members! 2022-2023 series/December webinar: CE and Risk Management Associated with Medical Device Incident Investigations in the VA Healthcare System

    ACCE Members & Collaborators members: register for free here​.

    The Session will discuss: 

    • How the VA investigates the medical device incidents - the VA Incident Investigation Guidebook and HTM Patient Safety Courses • How the VA communicates the information across the enterprise; Brief description of the Alert and Recall System • Review the data trends from 10 years of formal incident investigations • The role the Risk Management department plays in the investigation, its interaction with HTM, and how such collaboration is shaped to have a better outcome • Future directions and activities.

    Non-members, pay and register here


    Call for Nominations! 2023 Advocacy Awards nominations are open through December 30, 2022

    The ACCE Advocacy Committee is pleased to announce the 2023 Call for Nominations for the following awards: * Lifetime Achievement Award, * ACCE/HTF Marv Shepherd Patient Safety Award, * Challenge Award, * Tom O'Dea Advocacy Award, * Professional Achievement in anagement/Managerial Excellence Award, * Professional Achievement in Technology/Professional Development Award, * Antonio Hernandez International Clinical Engineering Award, * ACCE/HTF International Organization Award, * CE-HTM Champion Award.

    Please take time to nominate worthy colleagues today. Just complete the online Nomination Form​ by Monday, December 12, 2022.

    Webinar on-demand: "Left to our own Devices – Will we follow best practices?

    Register today and join our panelists (Ty Greenhalgh, HCISPP, Skip Sorrels, CISSP, HCISPP, Jon Benedict, CISSP, CISM, HCISPP, PMP) in this webinar for a high-level discussion on Medical Device Security best practices:

    1.    The Department of Health and Human Services suggested best practices.

    2.    What does the new HITECH law offer for incentives to adopt cybersecurity?

    3.    What are the Recognized Security Practices (RSP) in the HITECH Law?

    4.    Why are these RSPs different for medical devices than IT devices?

    5.    Which RSPs will have the most impact on Clinical Engineering and HTM? 


    FREE for MEMBERS! 2022-2023 ACCE Educational Webinar, session#5: Virtual Care – HTMs Role in Video Telemedicine

    ​Session Description: 

    Growing staffing shortages, and geographical challenges provide opportunities to utilize the increased scope of Telemedicine.

    Join Keith Whitby and Eric Aring to discuss the many ways Virtual care is being implemented at Mayo Clinic and how can HTM support the needs to these technology intense programs.


    Pre-registration is required! ACCE members and Collaborators members: click here to register for free


    We are hiring! HTCC Secretariat

    The Healthcare Technology Certification Commission (HTCC) is looking for a new Secretariat. The HTCC Secretariat is a paid position of approximately 30 hours per month, and is responsible for the administrative duties related to processing exam applications, notification of and processing renewals; organizing the annual BOE/Commission meeting; generating and distributing certifications, and answering questions regarding the exam process, appeals and renewals.

    If you are interested or know someone who would be willing to help the Commission, please contact Sudhakar Nagavalli, HTCC chair at​

    Call for Nominations! Class of 2023

    The American College of Clinical Engineering is seeking nominations of individuals who had made outstanding and notable contributions to and/or the evolution and advancement of Clinical Engineering.

    Completed nomination form​ and supporting documents must be received by February 12, 2023.


    Enter the 2023 ACCE Student Paper Competition by January 31, 2023

    The ACCE ​Student Paper Competition showcases the extraordinary talents of both undergraduate and graduate clinical engineering students through their development of a paper involving any area of clinical engineering practice.

    The award will be given to a maximum of 6 individuals currently enrolled in a CE or related college level program. One award in each division (undergraduate, graduate, doctorate) will go to a student in US/Canada and an international student.

    The competition is open to current students, ​undergraduate, or graduate in a clinical/biomedical engineering or related graduate programs.

     ​   Complete your entry form​​ indicating your Division (Undergraduate, Graduate, or Doctorate), and upload a copy of your paper.

        Winners will be recognized at the 2023 ACCE annual members meeting/awards reception in Long Beach, California.

    For more informationclick here​

Welcome to  the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE). Founded in 1990, ACCE is committed to enhancing the profession of clinical engineering worldwide.

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What's New

​Recording on-Demand of ACCE-Medigate webinar is now available!  IoMT Risks Remediation: How Context-rich Assessments Rationalize Response Effectiveness​

​JOB OPPORTUNITIES in the Clinical Engineering field
ACCE submitted to FDA comments​ on "Medical Device Servicing and Remanufacturing Activities, Draft Guidance , Docket No. FDA-2018-N-3741​
​ACCE submitted comments ​to FDA on Docket No. FDA-2021-N-0561: Discussion Paper: Strengthening Cybersecurity Practices Associated with Servicing of Medical Devices: Challenges and Opportunities

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2022 Advocacy Award Winners!
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