8 Sessions for HTM Professionals at the 2018 Spring – MD Expo

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8 Sessions for HTM Professionals at the 2018 Spring – MD Expo

It’s early spring and that can mean only one thing in the HTM community, it’s time for the Spring MD Expo! HTMs from all over the country come together for this one-of-a-kind conference to network with peers, visit the exhibit hall, and learn from industry-leading speakers as they discuss the trending topics in healthcare.

Below are the “can’t-miss” HTM sessions.

Sessions are listed in chronological order from Thursday – Friday.

A Data Driven Approach To Clinical Equipment Replacement Forecasting & Budgeting

Thursday, April 5

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

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The following topics will be covered:

  • Current capital equipment budgeting process
  • Flaws in the current methodology
  • A data driven approach to replacement planning — a much needed process improvement
  • Demonstrations of real world application and benefits
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A Practical And Proven Approach To 100% Pm Completion

Thursday, April 5

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

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Data Mining Your CMMS: How to Convert Data into Knowledge

Thursday, April 5

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

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Through the Lens of Lean Healthcare Management

Thursday, April 5

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

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Keynote Presentation: The Future of HTM is So Bright, We Have to Wear Shades

Friday, April 6

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

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Rob’s introduction will be followed by a panel discussion with key industry representatives. You are encouraged to bring your questions and your ideas on how to best represent HTM in the health care realm.[/ultimate_modal]

Is the Medical Device Really Ready to Go Back to the Clinical Department?

Friday, April 6

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Maintaining Regulatory Compliance in HTM and Beyond

Friday, April 6

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

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The Role of HTM Professional in Equipment Planning of New Clinical Areas

Friday, April 6

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

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