AAMI News December 2019

New Members Appointed to AAMI Foundation Board

Ralph Basile
Ralph Basile
Larry Hertzler
Larry Hertzler

The AAMI Board of Directors appointed two new AAMI Foundation Board members in November to build on the Foundation’s newly focused mission and strategic plan.

Ralph Basile is vice president of marketing and regulatory affairs at Healthmark in Fraser, MI. A long-time AAMI member, Basile has been active on several AAMI sterilization committees and working groups. He contributed generously to the Michael J. Miller Scholarship Program and has been supportive of AAMI Foundation efforts to create a scholarship program for sterile processing professionals.

Larry Hertzler is senior vice president of clinical engineering and special projects at TRIMEDX in Indianapolis, IN. Hertzler has served on the AAMI Board of Directors, the Technology Management Council, Health Technology Leadership Committee, BI&T Editorial Board, and AAMI Awards Committee. He helped spearhead efforts to create the AAMI Foundation & TRIMEDX John D. Hughes Award, named after his friend and veteran healthcare technology management leader who passed away in 2018.