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Attend these cosponsored ACCE can't-miss events at HIMSS13
AAMI, ACCE & HIMSS joined forces to provide a multi-stakeholder forum for the integration of medical devices and the EMR community.

Clinical Engineering & IT Leadership Symposium – Executing your Medical Device Integration Roadmap

Date: Sunday, March 3, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 278

Description: Interested in medical device security, privacy, human factors, failure planning and project life cycle? This Symposium will address these concepts in a case study format, providing you with a toolkit for the successful convergence of medical device integration

Clinical Engineering & IT / ACCE Awards Reception

Date: Monday, March 4, 6:30 PM– 9:00 PM

Location: Marriott Convention Center
Room: River Bend 1
859 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Network with ACCE members, leaders of the Privacy & Security Steering Committee, participants in the Clinical Engineering & IT Symposium, and experts from the Interoperability Showcase/IHE Patient Care Device Domain – all are welcome to attend!

RSVP Here by Feb 14, 2013

Special Thanks to our Sponsor

HIMSS13 Awards Banquet

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Empire Ballroom

The HIMSS awards Banquet is a time for celebration & recognizing members who have added their unique sparkle and verve to the industry. Come toast their accomplishments at this year's elegant event. Join Jim Keller, ACCE President in congratulating the "ACCE/HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering and Information Technology Synergies Award" recipient Paul H. Frisch, PhD, FHIMSS, Chief, Biomedical Physics & Engineering, Assist Attending Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

ACCE Education Session 161 — Are You Ready for Integrated Infusion Pumps?

Detailed overview of infusion pump integration goals and definitions, five infrastructure elements needed before starting integration projects, advice on purchasing and RFP negotiation, and best practices from early adopters.

Erin M. Sparnon, MEng. Senior Project Engineer, ECRI InstituteErin M. Sparnon, MEng. Senior Project Engineer, ECRI Institute
Erin Sparnon joined ECRI Institute in 2002, and is currently a Senior Project Engineer in the Health Devices Group. She is responsible for testing and evaluating medical equipment, conducting accident investigations related to medical device failures, investigating medical device related problems that are reported to ECRI Institute's international Problem Reporting Network System, and assisting Health Devices System member hospitals with pre-purchase selection and appropriate use of medical devices. Ms. Sparnon has a Master's Degree in Systems Engineering from Penn State University and Bachelor's Degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering.

Jennifer Jackson, MBA, CCE. Director, Clinical Engineering & Device Integration, Cedars-Sinai Health SystemJennifer Jackson, MBA, CCE. Director, Clinical Engineering & Device Integration, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Jennifer Jackson, MBA, CCE is the Director of Clinical Engineering and Device Integration within the department of Enterprise Information Services(EIS) at Cedars-Sinai Health System in Los Angeles, CA. Her overall responsibilities are for the operations, strategy, and growth of the clinical engineering portfolio in effort to lead the institution in new advanced directions that address the convergence of information and medical device technology. She is certified as a Clinical Engineer, has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and a Master's in Business Administration from Babson College.

Time: Thursday, March 7, 2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 252

Interoperability Showcase

Location: La Nouvelle Ballroom – Level 2

HIMSS Interoperability Showcases™ are unique events where healthcare stakeholders come together to demonstrate the benefits of using standards-based interoperable health IT solutions for effective and secure health data information exchange.

Today's healthcare providers have many important and competing needs and goals. Whether the end goal is to be on a path of continuous improvement, to realize improved patient safety and outcomes, or meeting regional government mandates, HIMSS Interoperability Showcases serve the healthcare community by promoting uptake of standards-based solutions that improve the potential for health information exchange between systems, providers, and organizations in order to optimize clinical care.

ACCE Booth

Location: Booth# 12, Lobby G (near Registration)

Stop by to check out the ACCE Booth and learn more about ACCE.

  • Learn about current teleconference series
  • Learn about the CCE exam
  • Learn about the membership programs
  • Learn about ACCE International activities
  • Connect with old and new friends

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