Clinical Engineering Symposium

Presented by ACCE


Saturday, June 8 – 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

The In's and Out's of a Clinical Engineering Program

In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, the field of clinical engineering must change just as rapidly. This symposium will begin with a discussion around personnel management including career development, succession planning, and examples of successful programs for all levels of personnel. This will be especially focused on frontline and entry-level staff.

The second half of the symposium will be a round table discussion on the future of clinical engineering. Various topics that may be discussed include the role of Clinical Engineering/HTM in cybersecurity, home diagnostics, virtual reality, clinical informatics and clinical decision support, robotics/3D printing, and more!




8:00 AM – 8:05 AM

Welcome and Introduction

  • Arif Subhan, MS, CCE, CHTM, FA CE, ACCE President


8:05 AM – 9:05 AM 

Personnel Management for Clinical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering Teams – Career development; succession planning; internship programs.

  • Steven Juett, OneEQ
  • Jeremy Rogers, Intermountain Healthcare

9:05 AM – 9:20 AM

Refreshment Break - Sponsored by

9:20 AM – 10:30 AM

Round Table Discussion – The Future of Clinical Engineering with the Potential for Discussion on Various Topics including the role of Clinical Engineering in Cybersecurity, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Home Diagnostics, and more.

Moderator – James Caporali, Erlanger Health System

Panelists –

  • Ilir Kullolli, Stanford Children’s Health
  • Sue Schade, StarBridge Advisors
  • Robert Jensen, AAMI
  • Dustin Smith, Intermountain Healthcare

Breakfast Industry Symposium

Sponsored by HealthCare Business News magazine, a, Inc. publication

Health Care Business News

Sunday, June 9 – 6:45 a.m.-8:00 a.m. - Huntington Convention Center, Grand Ballroom A

HTM and OEMs: Best Practices for Building Strong Partnerships

In-house HTM teams today have more maintenance and repair responsibilities than ever before, but strong relationships with OEMs are vital to maximizing their capabilities and cutting down on service costs. In this panel discussion, experts from both sides discuss tips for maximizing efficiency in OEM and HTM partnerships.

Panelists -

  • Michael Dowd, Montefiore Medical Center, Director of Bioengineering
  • Joe Haduch, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Senior Director of Clinical Engineering Services
  • Dave Karchner, Draeger, Senior Director of Marketing, Operating Room, Service, and Government Solutions
  • Christine Lippiatt, Philips North America, Service Manager for Cleveland/Toledo