Sunday, March 2, marks the beginning of Patient Safety Awareness Week for 2014. Sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation, the annual education and awareness campaign this year focuses on preventing diagnostic errors.
An introductory workshop for the durable medical equipment specialist (CDME) certification exam will be presented at Medtrade Spring in March 2014. Participants will also have the opportunity to sit for the CDME exam at a discounted rate during the expo.
“S3 Challenge 2014,” a new conference jointly organized by FDA and AAMI, will address ways to improve the safety of healthcare technology while reducing the time required to bring new medical devices to market.
Hosted by the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE), “CE/IT: Change Management Best Practices” will review the basics of a change management program. The teleconference is scheduled for March 13, 2014, at noon Eastern time
Health information professionals are being encouraged to promote their role in the healthcare industry during the 25th annual Health Information Professionals Week March 16‒22, 2014. Sponsored by American Health Information Management Association, the theme of this year’s week is “Transforming Healthcare with Information.”
A symposium on human factors and ergonomics in healthcare will be held in Chicago March 16–19. It aims to bring together professionals and stakeholders in both the scientific and practice realms of the healthcare community to discuss human factors best practices, research, and case histories.
The Orange County chapter of the California Medical Instrumentation Association (CMIA) has announced its State of the Biomedical Industry Community Panel of Experts Symposium and Exhibitor Expo to be held April 15, 2014, at the Doubletree Club in Santa Ana., CMIA is dedicated to the promotion and education of the state’s clinical biomedical engineering community. […]
The Healthcare Technology Management Association of South Carolina (HTMA-SC) has announced a one-day conference for biomedical technicians and managers to be held on May 9, 2014, in Columbia, SC. The event will include educational classes, a lunchtime keynote speaker, and ample opportunity to socialize with other biomeds from South Carolina and surrounding areas. An exhibit hall will host corporate sponsors and other companies.
The annual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) will hold its annual conference beginning May 31, 2014, in Philadelphia. The 3-day event will offer medical technology professionals a wide range of options for learning more about the industry, including 3 full days of educational sessions, an exhibits hall featuring the […]