This annual celebration is designed to promote the awareness of—and appreciation for—the critical work of biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs), clinical engineers, and other members of the healthcare technology management (HTM) field.
As you make plans for 2018, consider these ideas developed by AAMI’s Technology Management Council to help you mark this appreciation week in your community or at your workplace.
Best Celebration Contest
How does your department or facility plan to celebrate HTM Week? Let us know your plan for celebrating in 300 words or less. The department that submits the winning entry will be publicly recognized by AAMI via social media!
- Submit your entry here.
- You may also send photos, video, or other material to support your submission to Patrick Bernat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Submission deadline is Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
Free Online Town Halls
- Tuesday, May 22, 12:00–1:00 pm Eastern
The Bright Future of HTM
Presenters: Rob Jensen, AAMI President; Danielle McGeary, AAMI VP of HTM
This session will explore the bright future of healthcare technology management. Presenters will touch on the evolution of the HTM field, including professional development opportunities and the collaborative environment that healthcare technology management will be a part of in the future.
Wednesday, May 23, 1:00–2:00 pm Eastern
Artificial Intelligence, Data, and the Future of HTM
Presenter: Anthony Faddis, UCSF Medical Center
This session will take a look into the future to examine how artificial intelligence and big data will impact the daily work of the HTM professional.
- Thursday, May 24, 1:00–2:00 pm Eastern
True IV Pump Utilization: Exploring the Interface between Pumps and RTLS
Presenter: Dave Dickey, McLaren Health
The session will explore a novel project undertaken at McLaren Health in Michigan, which investigates the interface between IV pumps and real-time location services (RTLS) to determine true IV pump utilization.
2018 HTM Standouts
2018 HTM Standouts—For several years, AAMI has asked members of the HTM community to nominate exemplary professionals as part of HTM Week. Read these testimonials about some outstanding individuals.
HTM Week Resources
Creative Ideas—A few ideas for celebrating HTM Week where you work.
Resources—These tools will help you get the festivities started.
Sponsored by the Technology Management Council