MEDICAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

Transforming healthcare technology systems for better and more efficient care

The Medical Engineering conference joins the HealthGB Exhibition as a one day CPD accredited scientific meeting that will discuss the dynamic future of clinical engineering, healthcare technology management whilst also presenting the latest advancements in medical devices.

Carefully developed in partnership with the EBME, the free to attend educational programme will provide delegates with an opportunity to hear from renowned national experts as they highlight ideal medical equipment planning strategies. Attend to develop knowledge to improve the efficiency and productivity of your healthcare organisation, ultimately resulting in more efficient patient care.


Key Topics

  • Transformation and the future of clinical engineering
  • Healthcare technology management
  • Innovation and transformational technology
  • Advances in technology transforming healthcare delivery
 

Benefits of Attending

  • Understand how to transform the shape of your clinical engineering department to improve productivity & efficiency of care
  • Review the role of healthcare technology management within healthcare services, and recognise effective implementation strategies
  • Evaluate the parameters of strategic medical equipment planning and maintenance to improve efficiency and productivity
  • Identify up-to-date standards and regulations for advanced medical devices to ensure compliance
  • Optimise engagement with suppliers to improve value for money
  • Recognise the latest in state-of-the-art medical devices and imaging technologies to enrich your skillset
 

 

09:30

Opening remarks by Conference Chair

Dr John Sandham, Chairman, EBME Society, Director, TBS GB Telematic and Biomedical Services Ltd, England, UK

SESSION 1: REFORMING THE SHAPE OF CLINICAL ENGINEERING

09:35

Address keynote: Productivity in Health Science Services - reforming the shape of the clinical engineering department

Dr Helen Meese, Head of Healthcare, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK

SESSION 2: THE DIRECTION OF HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

10:10


The new direction of healthcare technology management

Dr Richard Scott,Head of Clinical Engineering,  Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, Sheffield, UK

10:35 INTERACTIVE PANEL: Q & A

10:50 COFFEE BREAK

11:20

Strategic equipment planning: teamwork makes the dream work

Dr John Amoore, Retired Consultant Clinical Engineer, Former Head of Medical Physics, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, UK

11:45

The commercially astute clinical engineer: optimal engagement with suppliers to optimise value for money

David Mulvey, Technical Support Engineer, Medical Physics, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester, UK

12:10

Healthcare technology lifecycle management and data driven replacement planning

Bryan Semple, VP EMEA & APAC, Attainia Inc., Manchester, UK

12:35 INTERACTIVE PANEL: Q & A

12:40 Visit Exhibition

SESSION 3: INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

13:40

Enhanced medical device utilisation and the next generation of RFID: more than location data

Prof Paul A. White, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of Clinical Engineering, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; East of England Senior Clinical Academic Fellow, Cambridge, UK

14:10

Innovation in MEDTECH: wearable tech and drug delivery devices

Steve May-Russell, National Chairman, British Industrial Design Association – BIDA, Managing Director & Owner, Smallfry Industrial Design and Innovation, Coventry, United Kingdom - tbc

SESSION 4: ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

14:30

Addressing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA): Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Senior representative, Zoll/Dot-medical

14:50

The strategic challenge of equipping a new hospital

Francis Hegarty, Chief Healthcare Technology Officer, National Children’s Hospital Project, Dublin, Ireland

15:20 INTERACTIVE PANEL Q&A

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00

3D Printing in medicine: Opportunites and challenges

Dr Deepak Kalaskar, Group Leader in Medical Devices and Implants; Institute of Musculoskeletal Science and Engineering, Division of Surgery & Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, UK

16:25

Chair’s closing remarks

Dr John Sandham, Chairman, EBME society, Director, TBS GB Telematic and Biomedical Services Ltd, England, UK

16:30

End of conference



Chair

Dr John Sandham, Chairman, EBME Society, Director, TBS GB Telematic and Biomedical Services Ltd, Essex, UK

 


Organising Committee

David Mulvey, Technical Support Engineer, Medical Physics, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester, UK

Dr John Amoore, Retired Consultant Clinical Engineer, Former Head of Medical Physics, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, UK

Dr Richard Scott, Head of Clinical Engineering, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT, Sheffield, UK

Speakers

Bryan Semple, VP EMEA & APAC, Attainia Inc., Manchester, UK

Dr Deepak Kalaskar, Group Leader in Medical Devices and Implants; Institute of Musculoskeletal Science and Engineering, Division of Surgery & Interventional Sciences, University College London, London, UK

Francis Hegarty, Chief Healthcare Technology Officer, National Children’s Hospital Project, Dublin, Ireland

Dr Helen Meese, Head of Healthcare, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK

Prof Paul A. White, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of Clinical Engineering, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; East of England Senior Clinical Academic Fellow, Cambridge, UK

Steve May-Russell, National Chairman, British Industrial Design Association – BIDA, Managing Director & Owner, Smallfry Industrial Design and Innovation, Coventry, United Kingdom - tbc