AAMI Exchange 2019 in Pictures
Posted June 10, 2019
Four contestants at the AAMI Exchange stepped into shark-filled waters, and pitched their ideas to improve the HTM field, during an interactive session modeled after the popular ABC show.
The Expo Hall was packed with the latest in health technology, medical device vendors from around the world, and opportunities to network.
“Disruption is the best thing that could ever happen to us,” said main-stage speaker, technology CEO, and futurist Nicholas Webb. Webb stressed that successful organizations are willing to lean into disruption rather than reject it.
Participants in this year's Fun Run & Walk raised more than $8,900 to benefit the AAMI Foundation Scholarship Program.
Alison Lauge, left, uses an augmented reality headset to see beneath the skin of its inventor, Karl West, at the AAMI Xcelerator pitch competition. The technology by startup company MediView AR won first place.
AAMI Board Member George Mills (right) and Herman McKenzie, acting director of engineering at The Joint Commission, focused on the need for "defensible" evidence to support equipment management during their Main Stage presentation.
At the Appreciation Reception, held at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, we celebrated all of the volunteers and contributors working to improve health technology.
The total amount of data in healthcare is now doubling every 73 days, posing both a problem and a tremendous opportunity for the health technology industry, said Toby Cosgrove, Google Cloud executive advisor and former president of the Cleveland Clinic in the final Main Stage presentation of the AAMI Exchange.