2017 HTM Week Winners

The winners of the 2017 HTM Week Best Celebration Contest is Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, AK: (standing left to right) Dathon Stokes, Jason Cook, Derek Martin, Damon Hannibal, Keith Todd, Rick Erickson, George Enquist, Wesley Moby; (seated left to right) Bob Draper, Candice Leeper, Enrico Lucas, Patricia Fuqua, Ryan LeBlanc, Julianna Fuqua, Irene Douthit.

2018 Social Media

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 pbernat@aami.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
    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.
    Free registration
  • Wednesday, May 23, 1:00–2:00 pm Eastern
    Artificial Intelligence, Data, and the Future of HTM
    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.
    Free registration

  • 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.
    Free registration

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