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The META Scholar 

(December 2012-English)




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What is MDISS?


Medical Device Information Safety & Security (MDISS) protects the public health and its well-being by advancing computer risk management practices to ensure wide availability of innovative and safe medical devices. Read its goals and objectives as well as become a member to help the fight to secure our medical device networks from unwanted intrusion.

AAMI Invites Comments on CMS Maintenance Announcement

AAMI is inviting comments and recommendations from interested parties on a recent U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement that manufacturer-recommended maintenance frequencies are required for all equipment critical to patient health and safety.

The comments, which can be submitted here, will help guide the next steps of an informal coalition of interested parties that was formed to discuss the Dec. 2 announcement, which was greeted with dismay by many hospital-based healthcare technology management professionals.

The full CMS memorandum is available here (PDF).

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Call for Papers and Volunteers ...

Dear Friends, Colleagues, Educators, and Experts,

The Medical Equipment & Technology Association (META) would like to invite you all to participate in the forthcoming "The M.E.T.A. Scholar" educational newsletter. META has a committed 500+ members and we are asking for volunteers to submit articles and review submissions. If you already have a cool topic you enjoy then write about it and submit it to us. Additionally, if you do not have a topic or cannot think of one--we can gladly help you. If you would like to submit an article or become a reviewer please send us an email. Remember there is no “I” in Team “META” … everyone can make a huge impact on our community.

We have a really positive feeling about "The M.E.T.A Scholar". You will enjoy reading it!!!

Warm regards,


//SIGNED//

Alberto Vasquez, Education Chairmen


Chris Correll, Education Co-Chairmen



Collaborate with Healthcare Technology Management Professionals in Biomed, Clinical Engineering, etc.

Join META.
 

The Medical Equipment & Technology Association (META) continues to extend free memberships to individual healthcare technology management professionals, students, and associates.

In addition, META offers distinctive memberships to educators and society leaders. These categories allow members to post special information about the educational programs and associations that support the development and growth of our profession.

This year, make a commitment to your profession. Consider joining and working with international associations like META, regional and national associations, and your local electronics and engineering programs.

 

 

 Specifically founded to address the needs of technicians and managers in depots, in the field, and in hospitals, META is pleased to see the increased opportunities available from other organizations such as AAMI ( www.aami.org), FMESA ( www.fmesa.org), ACCE ( www.accenet.org), and local Biomed/CE associations ( www.mymeta.org/association_map)over the last few years. Building on our strengths, META collaborates with organizations to promote the interests of our profession.

 

Sincerely,

The Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Medical Equipment & Technology Association

“Servicing Technology for Life”


Forum Recommends Unified Name, Vision for Field


Full Press Release:http://aami.org/news/2011/050611.future.forum.html


Dear professional:

 

The Medical Equipment & Technology Association (META) Board of Directors and Officers is pleased to forward on an important press release from an AAMI facilitated summit on the future of our profession.

The Board of Directors and Officers of META support the vision of a unified, collaborative profession. Where possible, we have been working with organizations such as AAMI, FMESA, and the ACCE to enhance our combined efforts or to avoid duplication on projects.

The Board and Officers encourage META each member to carefully review, comment as you see appropriate, and support the effort to unify our profession now and in the future. Your feedback and your support are an integral step in establishing collaboration.

 

Sincerely,

Dustin K. Telford CBET, CRES, CLES

Dustin.telford@gmail.com

President

Medical Equipment & Technology Association

www.mymeta.org

“Biomeds: Servicing Technology for Life”


Announcing E2L !


META Members can now access Equipment End of Life information via a searchable database which also has the actual letters from the manufacturer for many of the devices. This is an exciting addition to the benefits of being a META member - take it for a drive and let us know how you like it.

E2L Database


Title Search Completed


After conducting an extensive survey of those in the medical equipment and technology service/support field, we would like to announce that BIOMEDwas selected by an overwhelming majority as a standardized title for our profession.

META will use Biomed as its official designation for those professionals in the medical equipment and technology service/support field. This will help to eliminate the confusion of different professional titles used by so many in the field and increase our profession's exposure to the public, helping to drive interest in the field and generate future growth.


Event Calendar

META has just launched an events calendar to help keep you informed of local, regional and national conferences and educational events. If your organization has an event you would like to have listed, please send an e-mail tocontact@mymeta.org . Be sure to include the dates, organization name and a brief description of the event. You may also include a url (web address) where visitors can find more information.


M.E.T.A.

META has the mission of being the focal point for resources, networking, and activities that will promote growth and unity for all in this profession.

Through this mission, the primary purpose of META is to contribute to the improvement of healthcare delivery through development and improvement of the personnel, processes and techniques related to the management and support of healthcare technology.

 
 

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