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Listing of nearly 200 BME/BMET programs (type of degrees and contact information) in the United States of America. Prepared by the University of Vermont (685 Kb, 6/28/2013)
 
New Maintenance Requirements From CMS*New Maintenance Requirements From CMS (Matthew Baretich) (3.3 mb, 11/3/2012)
 
Clarification of Hospital Equipment Maintenance Requirements*Clarification of Hospital Equipment Maintenance Requirements (attachment to New Maintenance Requirements From CMS by Matthew Baretich) (477 kb, 11/2/2012)
 
CMS Revised Equipment Maintenance Requirements-An Update*CMS Revised Equipment Maintenance Requirements-An Update (Binseng Wang) (505 kb, 10/28/2012)
 
Proposed CMS Requirements to Follow OEM Guideline for Medical Equipment Maintenance*Proposed CMS Requirements to Follow OEM Guideline for Medical Equipment Maintenance (Grimes, S.L.) (1.1 mb, 10/28/2012)
 
Healthcare Technology Challenges 2020: Defining a Framework for Success*Healthcare Technology Challenges 2020: Defining a Framework for Success (Grimes, SL). JHIM (Volume 26, Issue Number 3/Summer 2012) With reprint permission from HIMSS (218 kb, 7/26/2012)
 
Clinical Engineering Domains & Related Roles by Steve Grimes (Feb 2012) (937 kb, 7/15/2012)
 
2011 Summit Clinical Alarms (1.6 mb, 7/14/2012)
 
 

Student Papers

Prototype of Medical Device Integration Knowledge Base and Expert System Queries ACCE 2018 Student Paper Competition by Bridget Moorman (763Kb, 1/26/2018)
 
YNHH medical equipment database: Standardization of nomenclature and risk assessment procedure ACCE 2015 Student Paper Competition: Winner: Michele Manzoli
This paper discusses the use of a standard nomenclature system for medical equipment class descriptions and codes and develops a proposal for a new risk assessment procedure compliant with the new TJC standards for medical equipment maintenance and inspired by the reading of the most recent relevant literature. (199Kb, 3/21/2015)
 
Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE): What it is, where we are, and why it is important  ACCE 2015 Student Paper Competition: Runner-up: Darcy Del Dotto (1.1Mb, 3/20/2015)
 

Professional Practices/Guidelines

Viewpoint of the ACCE _ FDA Workshop on Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers ACCE viewpoint presented at FDA Public Workshop - Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers, October 27-28, 2016 (, 10/27/2016)
 
ACCE comments on FDA Docket# FDA-2016-N-0436 ACCE comments to FDA Reuqest for Comments on Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers. (, 6/1/2016)
 
ACCE Code of Ethics Code of Ethics - Clinical Engineers (63KB, 1/1/2016)
 
VHA Patient Safety Assessment Tool (PSAT)*VHA Patient Safety Assessment Tool (PSAT) (294 Kb, 10/18/2013)
 
Guideline for Certification (83 Kb, 5/12/2012)
 
Guideline for Support for BMET (22 Kb, 5/12/2012)
 
Guideline for Cost Savings (13 Kb, 5/12/2012)
 
 

White Papers

New Opportunities for BME/CE Health IT Education (v20) Authored by Elliot Sloane, PhD; Joseph Welsh, JD; Thomas Judd, MS (118 Kb, 5/1/2014)
 
IHE - Key to the Future of the Digital Hospital Authored by S.L. Grimes (98 Kb, 10/1/2004)
 
Security: A New Clinical Engineer Paradigm Authored by S.L. Grimes (91 Kb, 7/1/2004)
 
Clinical Engineers: Stewards of Healthcare Technologies Authored by S.L. Grimes (173 Kb, 5/1/2004)
 
The Future of Clinical Engineering: The Challenge of Change Authored by S.L. Grimes (795 Kb, 3/1/2003)
 
 

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