AZHTM, the new Arizona healthcare technology management association, held a “relaunch” meeting on September 30. The meeting was a relaunch of a relaunch that was hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
AZHTM was created to provide the Arizona healthcare technology management community a place to network, receive ongoing education and have fun along the way. It is a diverse group of HTM professionals with members and leaders from a variety of different health care systems and companies.
The meeting was held at the Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill and was sponsored by Pronk Technologies with a presentation by Julio Castro. Atlantic Biomedical plans to sponsor the 2022 meeting. Chris Enders was unable to present at this year’s meeting because of an illness. He has recovered and plans to present next year.
ZRG Medical President Tony Lively is excited about the organization.
“I think AZHTM has a bright future. There are many HTMs in the Phoenix area looking for training, networking and place to share ideas,” he said. “The biggest take away was that we got a new board of directors nominated to lead AZHTM into the future. Also big was the sharing of ideas for future training.”
He encourages biomeds and HTM professionals in the area to join the association.
“AZHTM is an all-inclusive HTM organization. The new leadership comes from the many different health networks within Arizona. There is a big push to get an HTM program started at the local college. AZHTM has great resources to pull from to bring great training and leadership to the organization,” he explained.
President Pro Tempore Matt Tomory from Innovatus Imaging agreed and said “a good time was had by all” at the recent meeting.
Officers elected at the meeting include President Jacob Dreiling, Vice President Robert Hall, Secretary Audrey Marquez and Treasurer Matt Tomory. Joshua Trueblood will assist the treasurer. Also, Jason Velick and Brent Doyen were elected to serve as board members.
A date for the next AZHTM meeting has not yet been set.
*By entering your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding TechNation Magazine, Webinars, and Exclusive Promos.
© 2021, TechNation Magazine. Site designed by MD Publishing, Inc.