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Hello everyone!

We are excited to announce that the CMIA Bay Area chapter has partnered with PartsSource to bring the AAMI AEM Workshop last held in Anaheim in April to the Bay Area!

While the Anaheim workshop was priced at $395 for AAMI members thanks to the support of PartsSource we are able to offer the workshop absolutely FREE for all HTM management in the Bay and surrounding areas.

Due to the cost of this event, we are only able to offer the workshop if we have a certain number of attendees. We currently have 15 spots available!

If we can’t fill the workshop we will have to postpone to a later date.

The workshop will be held Saturday, July 20 7:30 am – 3:00 pm with lunch included.

If you’re interested you can register at the link below!

– CMIA Bay Area Officers


July 20, 2019

During this 1-day event, you’ll gain insight from industry experts on how your organization can reduce PM program time, maintain compliance with TJC/CMS standards and optimize patient safety. This session is pre-approved by the AAMI Credentials Institute for up to 6 CEUs.

Presented by Matt Baretich and Frank Painter

  • Review the new TJC standards on AEM
  • Get ideas about constructing an AEM policy with examples
  • Outline the approach used to review and document the decision-making process
  • Review a workbook, handouts and sample policies
  • Evaluate actual equipment for AEM inclusion

Register Here 


Matt Baretich, PE, PhD

Clinical Engineer and Forensic Engineer
Author of AEM Program Guide: Alternative PM for Patient Safety

Matt is a consultant in clinical engineering, focusing on performance improvement, and forensic engineering, providing incident investigation, litigation support, and expert witness services. He is a Certified Clinical Engineer, Certified Healthcare Facility Manager, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, and Certified Professional in Patient Safety.

He is a founder, past president, and fellow of ACCE. He is also the author of many publications, including the AEM Program Guide: Alternative PM for Patient Safety. Prior to starting Baretich Engineering in 1997, Matt was director of Engineering Services for the University of Colorado Hospital and director of Clinical Engineering for the Children’s Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.


Frank Painter, MS, CCE

Past President of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)
Professor, Clinical Engineering Graduate Program at the University of Connecticut

Frank is a Professor and Clinical Engineering Program Director in the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program at the University of Connecticut. He is nationally and internationally recognized in the field of clinical engineering with over 45 years of clinical engineering and biomedical equipment service management experience. He has directed in-house programs at two large metropolitan teaching hospitals and managed two successful regional independent medical equipment service organizations.

Professor Painter has been President of the ACCE, Chairman of the US Board of Examiners for Clinical Engineering Certification and Chairman of the Healthcare Technology Certification Commission. In 2016 he won the ACCE Lifetime Achievement Award, for exceptional and sustained contributions to the clinical engineering profession. In 2011 he won the AAMI Clinical Engineering Achievement Award.


2020 CMIA Conference

January 23-25, 2020

Registration for the 2020 CMIA Education conference is now open for attendees and exhibitors!

Register at the link below.

Register Here

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