Eastern Maine Medical Center
The team from Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor are the 2016 HTM Week winners.

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.

So how can you celebrate? As you make plans for 2017, check out 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—AAMI is once again holding its annual contest to recognize the department or facility that best celebrates HTM Week. Simply click here to enter the contest by letting us know how your department or facility plans to celebrate HTM Week 2017. The winning entry will win a $500 gift card, and will be announced during HTM Week. See the 2016 winners on the right.

  • The AED Challenge—During HTM Week, AAMI’s Technology Management Council encourages HTM professionals to raise awareness of the importance of routine AED inspections among local organizations. Learn more.
  • Free Online Town Halls—The TMC will host two virtual town hall meetings.

    The first session, scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 at 1:00 p.m. ET, will explore the information technology (IT) skills HTM professionals need to acquire to serve as a "bridge" between the two departments. The best ways of acquiring these skills also will be addressed. Click here to register.

    The second town hall will be held Thursday, May 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET. It will cover frequently asked questions related to the management of wireless technologies in healthcare. Members of AAMI's Wireless Strategy Task Force will provide their expertise and will respond to attendees' questions. Click here to register.

  • 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.

  • Free Posters Offered—Choose your favorite! 

  • Creative Ideas—A few ideas for celebrating HTM Week where you work.

  • Resources—These tools will help you get the festivities started.

 

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