Clinical Engineering Symposium - Presented by ACCE

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Saturday, June 10—7:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom B

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Come early—a light breakfast will be served.

Diagnostic Imaging:  The Next Frontier

Experts will discuss the current and upcoming trends in diagnostic imaging. Pertinent topics will allow attendees to have an in-depth view of current issues and the future of imaging. Increasing regulatory compliance and dose management considerations will be evaluated and discussed with a focus on Clinical Engineering professionals can aid the healthcare team in their management. Experts will offer practical solutions for cost-effective management for radiological modalities and enhancing patient outcomes through improved diagnostic imaging support. Finally, the convergence of health information systems and imaging modalities and how organizations can manage them moving forward through support, industry innovations and future technology trends will be explored.


  • 7:00 am – 7:05 am: Introduction
    Petr Kresta
  • 7:05 am – 8:10 am: Keynote
    David Berkowitz, VP, Healthcare Insights and Analytics
    Jennifer Myers, VP Health Technology Services, ECRI
  • 8:10 am – 8:45 am: Capital Planning
    Alicia Smith-Freshwater, VISN 6 Biomedical Engineer
    Al Moretti, VP, Advanced Imaging and Radiation Oncology, RENOVO SOLUTIONS
  • 8:45 am – 9:00 am: BREAK
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am: Cost-Effective Management of Imaging Modalities
    Dave Francoeur, Sodexo
    Jonathan Richardson, Siemens
    Todd Boyland, RSTI
  • 10:00 am – 10:20 am: Enhanced Patient Outcomes: Case Studies
    Jason Behm, System Director of Clinical Engineering, SCL Health
  • 10:20 am – 10:50 am: Innovations and Technology
    Al Moretti, VP, Advanced imaging and Radiation Oncology, RENOVO SOLUTIONS
    Scott Francis, General Manager, Equipment Services GE
  • 10:50 am – 11:00 am:  Wrap Up
    Austin Hampton
    Rodney Nolan
    Jennifer DeFrancesco


  • Jason Behm, SCL Health
  • David Berkowitz, ECRI Institute
  • Todd Boyland, RSTI
  • Scott Francis, GE
  • Jennifer Meyers, ECRI Institute
  • Dave Francoeur, MM, CBET, CHTM, Sodexo
  • Jonathan Richardson, MBA, Siemens
  • Alicia Smith-Freshwater, VA