AAMI News October 2018

Members on the Move

Husain AliHussain Ali, MS, FACCE, PE, PMP, CCE, CLSSMBB, recently started his own consulting practice under the name of MAHTECS L.L.C. His focus is to bring industry best practices to the healthcare technology management (HTM) and healthcare domain through strong project management, performance, and process improvement initiatives. His past experience of 18 years includes medical equipment planning, clinical engineering, vendor and contract management, supply chain management, and education and trainings for various hospitals and companies like New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, VA Medical Center, Booz Allen Hamilton, CallisonRTKL, Abbott Laboratories, and ABM Healthcare. Hussain currently serves as the U.S. Board of Examiner in Clinical Engineering Certification
as well.
Brain ShoemakerBrian Shoemaker, PhD, together with colleague Nancy Van Schooenderwoert, has self-published the book titled Agile Methods for Safety-Critical Systems: A Primer Using Medical Device Examples. Packed with real-world insights and direct experiences, the book is for managers who want the benefits of Agile but also must address regulatory compliance, integration of software with other disciplines, and product safety. Shoemaker consults on software quality and validation for medical device and other FDA-regulated companies.
Ronald WyattRonald Wyatt, MD, MHA, is now the chief quality officer for the Cook County Health & Hospital Systems in Illinois, which is one of the largest public healthcare systems in the country. Wyatt, an AAMI Foundation Board member, is a noted expert in healthcare quality and patient safety, recognized as one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s “Top 50 Patient Safety Experts in the USA.” Before joining the healthcare system, he was chief quality officer for Hamad Health Care Institute in Qatar, where he oversaw all regulatory and accreditation services and also initiated a system-wide harm reduction collaborative on sepsis reduction. Wyatt also was the patient safety officer and medical director for The Joint Commission.