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Calendar of Events & Conferences      

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
Date Event
September 3, 2014 **  Service Delivery Management
Technician / Service Supervision, Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Equipment Acceptance, Equipment Performance Testing, Develop Test/Calibration/Maintenance Procedures
Faculty/Speaker(s): Tobey Clark
September 10, 2014 **  Service Delivery Management
Service Contract Management, Maintenance Software (CMMS) Administration, Parts/Supplies Purchase and/or Inventory Management, Technical Library / Service Manuals Management
Faculty/Speaker(s): Tobey Clark
September 11, 2014  Interoperable Medical Device Interface Safety
Medical Device Interoperability safety and risk management has been an area of emphasis for the Clinical Engineering and Healthcare IT professionals. This session will detail the concepts and standards that are being developed towards developing inherently safe interoperable solutions.
September 11, 2014ACCE Educational Webinar: Interoperable Medical Device Interface Safety. Speaker: John Hatcliff, KSU
September 15-19, 20142014 National Health IT Week
September 16-17, 2014AAMI/FDA Summit on Ventilator Technology
Location: Herndon, VA
September 17, 2014 **  Product Development & Facilities Management
Regulatory Compliance Activities, New Product Testing & Evaluation, Documentation Development/Management, Human Factors Engineering, Product/Systems Quality Management, Device Modifications, Medical Device Design, Product Research and Development, Facility Emergency Preparedness Activities, Emergency Electrical Power, Building Plan Review, Medical Gas System Testing, Building Design, Facility/Utility Remediation Planning
Faculty/Speaker(s): Matt Baretich
September 24, 2014 **  IT / Telecommunications
Clinical Systems Networking, Coordinating device interoperability and device interfaces, IT/telecommunications management coordination, Help desk/dispatching/call tracking, other IT (e.g IT Security)
Faculty/Speaker(s): Ted Cohen
October 1, 2014 **  Education of Others
Technician Education, Device User / Nurse Training, Develop/Manage Staff Training Plan, Engineering Education, Other Education Responsibilities, International Healthcare Technology Management
Faculty/Speaker(s): Frank Painter
October 1-3, 2014MD Expo Fall 2014
Location: Orlando, FL
October 8, 2014 **  Risk Management / Safety
Patient Safety, Product Safety / Hazard Alerts / Recalls, Incident / Untoward Event Investigation, Engineering Assessment of Medical Device Failures, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis, Medical Device Incident Reporting (SMDA), Infection Control, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Workplace Safety Practices (OSHA), Fire Protection/Safety (Life Safety Code), Radiation Safety, Hazardous Materials, Industrial Hygiene, Other Risk Management / Safety Responsibilities, Expert Witness, Forensic Investigations
Faculty/Speaker(s): Matt Baretich
October 9, 2014  IHE PCD MEM- Integrating Device Data to CMMS
The emergence of network medical equipment enables equipment information to be shared in real time to support maintenance management systems. This session will describe the benefits and challenges of implementing data integration with the CMMS.
October 15, 2014 **  General Management
Budget Development/Execution, Personnel, Management / Supervision, Staffing, Staff Skills / Competency Assessment, Policy/Procedure Management / Development, Performance Improvement / CQI, Business/Operation Plan Development/ Management, Committee Management, Other General Management Activities, Revenue Producing Activities
Faculty/Speaker(s): Tobey Clark
November 1-15, 2014Computerized written examination for the HTCC Certification in Clinical Engineering
November 13, 2014  Service and Support Strategies
Speakers will discuss contemporary strategies organizations are using to for medical equipment maintenance and support, tools for assessing the best approach, and lessons learned.
November 20-21, 2014The Clinical Alarm Safety Symposium
Location: Herndon, VA
December 11, 2014  Part 1: Career Development for Device Integration
This two part session will describe the emerging opportunities, requisite skillsets, job roles, and training programs available to clinical engineers interested in Medical Device Integration and Healthcare IT. The first session will explore career development opportunities for Clinical Engineers.
January 15, 2015  Part 2: Career Development for Device Integration
This two part session will describe the emerging opportunities, requisite skillsets, job roles, and training programs available to clinical engineers interested in Medical Device Integration and Healthcare IT. Session two will review development opportunities for service management.
January 26-30, 2015IHE NA Connectathon 2015
Location: Cleveland, OH
February 12. 2015  Privacy & Security
Medical Device Privacy and Security is an increasing area of emphasis for Healthcare Organizations, this session will describe tools and techniques that be incorporated into Clinical Engineering programs to manage risk in this area.
March 12 2015  Medical Device Cloud
Cloud services are emerging in the healthcare industry, this session will review emerging use cases, benefits, and considerations for Healthcare Technology Managers.
April 9, 2015  Incorporating ECRI Risks into CE Program
Session will provide a model for strategically incorporating medical device hazards and patient safety risks into Clinical Engineering Program Design and Goals.
April 12-16, 2015HIMSS 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition
Location: Chicago, McCormick Place
May 14, 2015  Implementing a new CMMS
Implementing a new CMMS is a major undertaking for any organization, this session will review the key technical and operational requirements towards a successful transition.
June 5-8, 2015AAMI2015 Conference & Exhibition
Location: Denver, CO
June 11, 2015  mHealth
Mobile Technologies enable patient centric workflows that have the potential to improve efficiency of care delivery. This session will detail how Clinical Engineering can support these initiatives from engineering solution to on-going support.
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