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    ACCE Educational Webinar - October 11, 2018

    Time to register for ACCE October 11th Webinar: The FDA Update: Service Regulation 

    Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM (EST)

    Location: Online

    Speaker: Katelyn R. Bittleman, Ph.D.; Center for Devices & Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    Synopsis:

    In May 2018, FDA published a report on the quality, safety, and effectiveness of servicing of medical devices in accordance with section 710 of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA). The report summarized FDA’s existing rules and regulations, the responses to FDA’s public outreach, the available evidence pertaining to the quality, safety, and effectiveness of medical device servicing, key issues, and on-going activities. Stakeholders have differing views about the quality, safety, and effectiveness of servicing performed by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and third party entities, and the need for imposing additional regulation. Based on our review of information, we believe the currently available objective evidence is not sufficient to conclude whether or not there is a widespread public health concern related to servicing of medical devices, including by third party servicers, that would justify imposing additional/different burdensome regulatory requirements at this time.

    Athough we do not believe that additional, formal regulatory action is warranted, based on the available information and findings, we intend to pursue the following actions: 

    ​1.Promote the Adoption of Quality Management Principles;

    2.Clarify the Difference Between Servicing and Remanufacturing;
    3.Strengthen Cybersecurity Practices Associated with Servicing of Medical Devices; and
    4.Foster Evidence Development to Assess the Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medical Device Servicing

    To register, click here

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    Celebrate the 4th Global Clinical Engineering Day with ACCE

    On October 21, we will be celebrating the 4th Global Clinical Engineering Day! 

    Join ACCE to celebrate your Day. Send us your CE Success story describing significant contribution towards improving patient outcomes because of CE intervention. Or post it at ACCE Blog​.

    Tuned in to ACCE channel  for the 2018 session (coming soon).

    To tune in to other channels around the globe and for complete schedule of the 4th Global CE Day,  click here​

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    AIMBE Opportunities for Students and Trainees

    ​As Student/Candidates members of ACCE, you are entitled to the following benefits.

    First, make sure you are registered to attend AIMBE’s Public Policy Institute for Rising Leaders on October 29-30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This forum—offering travel awards to underrepresented minority students with a September 14 applications deadline—allows trainees to understand the public policy landscape shaping medicine and engineering. Keynote speaker Dr. Keith Yamamoto, UCSF’s first Chancellor for Science Policy, will kick-off the two-day event in Washington, DC. Click here for program and travel award details.

     The AIMBE FDA Scholars Program is seeking distinguished post docs to participate in a 1-year appointment at the FDA. AIMBE has a wonderful partnership with academia, industry, and the Centers for Devices and Radiological Health at FDA. I’ll be looking for your recommendations for your trainees to participate in this highly competitive program. 

    Applications are due by December 5, 2018 for the 2019-2020 program year. (Only U.S. citizens are eligible at this time.) Click here for more information. 

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    ACCE Educational Webinar - November 8, 2018

    Time to register for ACCE November 8th  Webinar: Implementing Program to Share User Experience Data  for Medical Devices.

    Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM (EST)

    Location: Online

    Speaker: Jonathan Gaev, MSE, CCE, PMP; Engineering Manager, ECRI.jpg

    Synopsis: ECRI User Experience Survey Program-How to conduct surveys and successfully communicate the results. Since 2016, ECRI Institute has surveyed clinical users and HTM department staff regarding their experience with medical devices. In addition to the opinions of clinical users, ECRI collects maintenance and repair data for 15 device categories each year. We will describe the survey process, show our unique graphical method to present survey results and will share unexpected results related to specific medical technologies.

    To register, click here

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    2018-19 ACCE Educational Webinar Series

    2018-19 ACCE Educational Webinar Series

    Brought to you by the ACCE Education Committee. 10 monthly webinars starting September 13, 2018.

    09/13/18:Security Patching for Medical DevicesSession Description:With a growing number of clinical systems and corresponding threats to security, management of clinical systems is more crucial than ever. Learn how to manage the exception list for Windows patches and how you can best handle disaster recovery efforts. This management has become more complicated as previously small groups of dedicated engineers have been consolidated into larger enterprise management groups that thrive on efficiency and standardization. Integrating clinical systems into the workflow of a large enterprise server management group is a challenge but worth the reward if implemented successfully.

    ​​Registration Form (Countries in Column#1)​

    Registration Form (Countries in Columns 2, 3, 4)​

     

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What's New

​ACCE welcomes the 2018-2019 Board of Directors​!
​ACCE Board weighs in: The MITA narrative on third-party equipment service lacks merit  Click here to read​ the article in dotmed
2018-19 ACCE Educational Webinar Series-Sessions Now Available! Brought to you by the ACCE Education Committee. 10 monthly webinars starting September 13.
ACCE is one of AIMBE's Council of Societies, a collective Voice for Action and advocate for the valueof medical and biological engineering to society.  Here the most recent Flash Issues​ Get involved! College of Fellows 
ACCE's Support to keeping Medical Devices in states' "Right-to-Repair" legislation.  Click here ​to read letter stating ACCE's position in support of New Hampshire's HB.1733 right-to-repair legislation and the inclusion of medical devices in that legislation (similar letters are being send to other states in support of their respective right-to-repair bills.

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