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 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, Essex, 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 to increase efficiency care

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

10:10

Cybersecurity within the Biomedical Department: communicating the technical IT risk of medical devices

Joey Smith, Medical Device Cybersecurity Analyst, Healthcare Technology Management (HTM), SSM Health - Integrated Health Technologies, Missouri, United States of America

10:40 INTERACTIVE PANEL: Q & A

10:50 NETWORKING BREAK

SESSION 2: THE DIRECTION OF HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

11:20


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

11:45

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

12:05

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

12:30

Healthcare technology lifecycle management and data driven replacement planning

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

12:50 Visit Exhibition

SESSION 3: INNOVATION AND TRANSFORMATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

13:50

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, UK

SESSION 4: ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

14:20

Zoll Lifevest: The wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) for addressing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)

Dr Krista Jones, Product Specialist, Dot Medical Ltd., Cheshire, UK

14:50

3D printing in medicine: Opportunities 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

15:10 Networking Break

15:40

The strategic challenge of equipping a new hospital

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

16:10 Q & A

16:35

Chair’s closing remarks 

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

16:40 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

Joey Smith, Medical Device Cybersecurity Analyst, Healthcare Technology Management (HTM), SSM Health - Integrated Health Technologies, Missouri, United States of America

Dr Krista Jones, Product Specialist, Dot Medical Ltd., Cheshire, 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