Expo Hall Activities

as of May 12, 2024

 

Expo Hall Hours
  • Friday, June 14 - 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. - Welcome Reception - Sponsored by Crothall Healthcare
  • Saturday, June 15 - 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m. for exhibitors w/proper badge)
  • Sunday, June 16 - 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m. for exhibitors w/proper badge)

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    AR/VR Xperience

     

     

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    Detailed Schedule Coming Soon

    Experience the forefront of medical device education at AAMI Exchange with our AR/VR theater featuring the Meta Quest 3 headsets. Step into a collaborative mixed-reality environment where you and your peers can fully dismantle a digital Philips Epiq 7 Ultrasound unit right on the Expo floor. Immerse yourself in a virtual Siemens CT room and interact with brand new VR defibrillators, all rendered in stunning detail. This interactive educational experience offers a unique opportunity to engage with these devices, gain practical insights, and envision the future of device training. Don't miss this chance to witness how AR/VR technology is revolutionizing professional development in the biomedical field. Join us in June to immerse yourself in this cutting-edge experience and stay ahead in medical innovation.

    View a video of the Philips Epiq 7 Ultrasound HERE.

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    Live @ AAMI eXchange! - Sponsored by GE Healthcare

    Schedule Coming in May - Will be located outside the exhibit hall entrance

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    Exhibitor In-Booth Theaters

    Details added as received. 

    Siemens Healthineers - Booth 311

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    STERIS Corp. - Booth 835
    Asset Utilization - Right Sizing Equipment Inventory
    Presenter: Amy K. Williams, DNP, RN, CPAN, CSPDT, CSPM, Sr. Manager, Clinical Education Compliance, STERIS Instrument Management Services
    Saturday, June 15th in booth at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16th in booth at 1:00 p.m.
    This session will discuss strategies for right-sizing equipment inventory based on utilization and the value a right-sizing process could bring when forecasting capital and operating budgets. We will discuss steps to determine an appropriate asset mix to meet procedure volume and assist in reduction of loaner dependency and offer practical approaches for implementing a right-sizing process.

    Keeping up with Evolving Medical Equipment Maintenance Program Changes
    Presenter:  Dennis Carr, Sr. Program Manager, MBA, CSM, STERIS Service Engineering
    Saturday, June 15th in booth at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16th in booth at 2:00 p.m.
    This session will discuss strategies for developing preventive maintenance programs in today’s complex environment. We will discuss the various strategies such as periodic, reactive, proactive and predictive approaches applying factors such as equipment connectivity, cybersecurity, and alternative equipment management
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    TRIMEDX - Booth 611
    Navigating the Unknown: What does the future hold for clinical engineering?
    Presenter: Brian Chapman, Manager, Product Management
    Saturday, June 15 in booth at 12:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 in booth at 1:15 p.m.
    What will the future bring for technicians in healthcare technology management? Join us as we discuss how TRIMEDX is helping technicians prepare for and take advantage of the industry changes leading to the next clinical engineering evolution. Learn about the tools, technology, and training needed for career growth now and in the future.

    Next-generation RTLS: Improving clinical engineering efficiency and productivity with TRIMEDX GeoSense
    Presenter: Murphy McGraw, Senior Director, Product Management
    Saturday, June 15 in booth at 12:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 in booth at 12:45 p.m.
    The technology for Real-Time Location Systems has been around for years. So, what's new about it now? Discover how we incorporate TRIMEDX GeoSense into our CMMS platform to provide accurate and timely device tracking data that optimizes clinical engineering workflows, saves technician time, and ensures devices are available for patient care.

    Working Smarter, Not Harder: Ways to reduce technician burnout
    Presenter: Jeff Ruiz, Senior Site Manager-Western Michigan
    Saturday, June 15 in booth at 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 in booth at 12:15 p.m.
    The largest health systems in the nation are focused on finding ways to optimize technology and leverage data to support the workforce, boost capacity, and provide better patient care. However, with fewer resources available to support the clinical engineering team, how will this affect technicians’ efficiency and productivity? Find out how TRIMEDX provides the resources necessary to support a strong work/life balance.

    Investing in Technician Training to Fuel Growth and Opportunity 
    Presenter: Mallory Harding, Technical Training Program Manager
    Louiza Richardson, Manager, Human Resources 
    Blythe Jennings, Manager, Human Resources
    Saturday, June 15 in booth at 1:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 in booth at 1:45 p.m. 
    At TRIMEDX, our core values of innovation, making a difference, and excellence help us stay on track to our primary goal, patient safety. As the front line of the HTM teams in hospitals nationwide, we depend on technicians to achieve this goal. That’s why at TRIMEDX we have a mission of investing in associates through education and learning opportunities. Join us as we share more about our unique training and career advancement opportunities.

    Bridging the Gap: Join TRIMEDX Foundation and be a difference-maker
    Presenter:  Kevin Collazo, Biomedical Technician- Foundation
    Saturday, June 15 in booth at 2:15 p.m.
    Sunday, June 16 in booth at 2:15 p.m.
    Throughout the world, the availability and functionality of medical devices play a pivotal role in healthcare outcomes. Inadequate access to biomedical technical services, facilities management strategies, and administrative support presents substantial hurdles for free and reduced-cost healthcare clinics in the United States and low- to middle-income countries globally. TRIMEDX Foundation is dedicated to fostering sustainable solutions by aligning the expertise of volunteers with the needs of healthcare facilities, both through short-term medical mission trips and virtual mentorship programs. Interested in learning how you can help? Join us as we discuss how we can enhance healthcare accessibility and quality together.

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    Avante Health Solutions - Booth 431

    Learn | Connect | Innovate

    Lasso in new skills with Avante’s exclusive 30-minute training sessions. Our seasoned technicians are geared up to enhance your proficiency in three vital areas:

    • Medfusion 3500/4000 Infusion Pumps
      Trainer: Zaolatt Laphai, Senior Lead Technician & Charles Hampton, Repair Coordinator
      Saturday, June 15th in booth. Time: TBD
      Sunday, June 16th in booth. Time: TBD
      Overview:
       Component Overview
       -Operational Instructions
       -Navigating the Current Recall
           -Industry updates
           -Material component identification (as it relates to the recall)
           -Next steps
       
    • Ultrasound Probe Care & Maintenance
      Trainer: Scott Trefny, Regional Service Manager for Ultrasound
      Saturday, June 15th in booth. Time: TBD
      Sunday, June 16th in booth: Time: TBD
      Overview:
       -Probe Types and Most Common Failures
       -PM Visual Inspections and Failure Reporting
       -Care and Maintenance
       -Disinfection Guidelines

    • Magnet Safety
      Trainer: Andy Hoppe, Cryo and Remote Monitoring Service Manager
      Saturday, June 15th in booth. Time: TBD
      Sunday, June 16th in booth. Time: TBD
      Overview:
       -MR Safety
           -What is a Superconducting Magnet
           -What is ferrous, what objects are safe
           -How do powerful magnets affect the human body
           -Cryogens and special considerations
           -The "Q" word
           -Other MR dangers
       -Cryorefrigeration Overview
       -How to Save Money with Remote Monitoring

    Pre-register HERE to secure your spot and a FREE swag item along with 10% off one of our 2024 Avante Training Programs after the session.

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    Exhibitor Product Showcases

    Details added as received. 

    Saturday, June 15Product Showcase
    12:30-1:00 PMAvailable
    1:30-2:00 PM
    Fresenius Kabi

    Changing Smart Pump Technologies 

    Robert Canfield, Director of Marketing, Infusion Technologies, Fresenius Kabi.       
    Fresenius Kabi will review the game-changing Ivenix Infusion System. We will cover:
    • Smart pump accuracy
    • Self-calibration
    • Keeping infusion pumps at the bedside and out of biomed
    • As-needed battery replacement without requiring a battery conditioning cycle
    • The impact of modern smart pump technology on hospital financial metrics
    Questions like, “How often do infusion pumps need PMs?” will be challenged so there is a better understanding of today’s infusion pump technology and how it impacts the role of the biomed

     

    2:30-3:00 PMPalo Alto Networks
    Medical IoT Security: The security to depend on because lives depend on you
    Prerna Shankar: Product Marketing Manager, Medical IoT Security, Palo Alto Networks
    Let’s delve into the critical topic of securing connected medical devices. Gain insights into:
    • Unseen risks posed by vulnerable medical IoT devices
    • Challenges faced by healthcare CISOs in securing these devices
    • Best practices for comprehensive security, including ML-powered visibility, protection &  security enforcement Protect patient outcomes by ensuring your critical connected devices are also your safest! Understand the unseen and exponential risk to healthcare networks resulting from the massive proliferation of vulnerable medical IoT devices.
    • The challenges Healthcare CISOs face in securing their connected medical devices and minimizing their risk.
    • Best practices on how to overcome these challenges with a comprehensive approach to securing IoT and connected medical devices

     

    3:30-4:00 PMAvailable
    Sunday, June 16Product Showcase
    12:30-1:00 PMAvailable
    1:30-2:00 PMAvailable
    2:30-3:00 PMAvailable