Danielle McGreary, CHTM, PMP, Vice President of Healthcare Technology Management at AAMI presented the latest Webinar Wednesday session.
McGreary’s work experience includes District Manager at Aramark, Healthcare Technology Director of Clinical Engineering at VA Boston Healthcare System, and Clinical Engineer & Project Manager at Hartford Hospital. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Biomedical Engineering.
The webinar featured McGeary “unpacking” AAMI’s new “HTM in a Box” tool and illustrating how HTM professionals can use it to promote the field to all different age levels. With fewer qualified candidates in the hiring pool and an aging workforce, recruiting new HTM professionals is more important than ever. With “HTM in a Box,” AAMI has helped make promoting HTM easy!
Webinar Wednesday would like to thank AAMI for sponsoring the webinar. The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. It is a diverse community of approximately 7,000 professionals united by one important mission — the development, management, and use of safe and effective health technology. AAMI is the primary source of consensus standards, both national and international, for the medical device industry, as well as practical information, support, and guidance for healthcare technology and sterilization professionals.
Attendees answered the question “How did today’s webinar meet your expectations?” in a post-webinar survey. The feedback was positive.
“Good information to use in promoting clinical engineering,” said M. LaPlante, Biomedical Supervisor.
“Gives us a good tool to use to attract more people to our profession,” shared M. Scheppegrell, Senior Biomedical Technician.
“I am glad I logged on. I have been wondering how to go about promoting biomed in the community,” said M. Manzo, Biomedical Engineering Technologist.
“Love the tool to help our industry draw in talent,” said J. Ruiz, Site Manager.
“I think the presentation is a good tool to use to promote the HTM field and hopefully get more high school students and other qualified people interested in our field. I’ve been in it for 40 years and the field has grown so much,” said W. Hallman, Senior Biomedical Technician.
“It really hit the point and seemed to be enlightening about the need for new techs in the biomed field,” said R. Akins, Biomedical Manager.
“It is good to know there is a plan to keep this career alive and kickin’,” said D. Tomczak, Biomed.
“Informed me that there are tools out there to help with recruiting so I don’t have to reinvent the wheel,” said C. Joerger, Biomed.
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