Three AIMBE Fellows created and lead an extensive global COVID-19 (C19) information and training program. The global Coronavirus pandemic (C19) is a crisis that demands agile worldwide response, not only by countries and their health systems, but also by most individuals on the planet. This has been a time of incredible suffering, of new challenges, and also unprecedented opportunity for the clinical engineering (CE)/health technology (HT) global community to come together and share experiences – as well as learned and improvised best practices – for medical device management and related tools used to address the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of C19. CED provides this information at no charge to its global network of over 15,000 CE/HT colleagues.
In response to this crisis and the World Health Organization (WHO’s) request in March 2020, three AIMBE Fellows launched a program of free global webinars and information tools sharing clinical engineering (CE) learnings related to the COVID19 pandemic… Continue reading.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Elliot Sloane, Ph.D., President, CHIRP (and Visiting Faculty at Villanova University and South University), , Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy (CHIRP), to its College of Fellows. Dr. Sloane was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For demonstrated leadership in the development of standards and processes to ensure the safe and effective application of medical technologies based upon contemporary engineering and management practices..