HTM Week — May 19-25, 2013
Sponsored by AAMI’s Technology Management Council (TMC)
|The healthcare team at Erlanger Health Systems in Chattanooga, TN provided a history lesson with vintage medical equipment.|
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? Here are several ideas developed by AAMI’s Technology Management Council (TMC) to help you mark this appreciation week in your community or at your workplace.
Webinar—AAMI offered a free webinar on wireless issues, Wireless Security and Robust Wireless Networks. Link here to view the webinar.
Getting Creative — How you celebrated this special week was only limited by your imagination. For instance, check out the healthcare team that best celebrated HTM Week 2013. Erlanger Health Systems in Chattanooga, TN, provided a history lesson, setting up a table in the cafeteria to display vintage medical equipment. The team even demonstrated how some of the old equipment worked by bringing certain pieces back into working condition.
Free Poster Offered—Download and print the 2013 HTM Week Poster
Letter to Local Officials — This customizable sample letter was available to send to state or local elected officials, asking them to formally proclaim the week in your area.
News Releases — This sample press release was available to customize and send to your local newspaper or other media outlets.
But there are plenty of other possibilities. Visit the HTM Resources page for more ideas.