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AAMI’s Health Technology Collection Puts Innovation on Display

AAMI has unveiled its Health Technology Collection, a museum-like exhibit housed at the AAMI Center for Excellence in Arlington, Va. The collection displays the breadth and depth of medical devices designed to treat disease and improve the quality of life of patients.

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The HTM Industry Mourns the Loss of ‘Maverick’ Bill Hyman

William A. “Bill” Hyman, ScD, an esteemed clinical engineering professional and frequent 24x7 contributor, passed away this summer. In a statement, the American College of Clinical Engineering called Hyman a “dedicated professional— always generous and willing to share his extensive knowledge.”

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10 Reasons Why We Need a National Biomedical Association

HTM expert Patrick Lynch has compiled 10 reasons why he believes the industry needs a national HTM organization—one that is chapter-based, so that the local and state associations can merge under a national umbrella. That way, he says, biomeds can flex their collective muscle to really get something done, “instead of just meeting locally to complain about it.”

American College of Clinical Engineering

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ACCE’s Body of Knowledge Unveils Results from 2018 Survey

The 2018 American College of Clinical Engineering Body of Knowledge (BOK) has unveiled the results of their 2018 survey of HTM professionals. The 2018 BOK Survey was created for a unique purpose: to determine the current scope of practice and knowledge base for clinical engineers—information the U.S. Board of Examiners will use to design the clinical engineering certification exam.

American Society for Healthcare Engineering

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ASHE Names Aurora Sinai Medical Center 2019 Energy Champion

Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee has been named an American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) 2019 Energy Champion for demonstrating strong leadership in becoming a more energy-efficient facility and using saved resources to support patient care.

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What’s in It for Me?

If you’ve ever mulled joining an HTM association or wondered how association membership could benefit you, Tim Cordes says his story serves as just one small example. Read his account here.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association

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NEMA Publishes New White Paper on Cyber Hygiene Best Practices

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA CPSP 2-2018 Cyber Hygiene Best Practices, which outlines industry best practices and guidelines for electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers to raise their level of cybersecurity sophistication in manufacturing facilities and engineering processes.