5 Sessions for HTM Professionals at the 2017 Fall – MD Expo

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5 Sessions for HTM Professionals at the 2017 Fall – MD Expo

It’s that time of the year again when the HTM community gathers at the MD Expo for a one-of-a-kind, intimate conference.  Attendees from around the country meet for this three day event 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 – Saturday.

The Use of Analytics in Clinical Engineering

Friday, October 6

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

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The Role of HTM in Biomedical Device Integration (BMDI) Deployment and Support

Friday, October 6

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

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HTM and Cybersecurity Collaboration

Friday, October 6

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Integrating Biomedical Equipment into an Information Technologies Environment

Friday, October 6

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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What is the True Cost of a Repair?

Saturday, October 7

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

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  • The different repair models and how they became “best practices”
  • What is the revenue model and how does the biomed/equipment have an ROI component
  • 5 easy steps to how biomeds can transition
  • Know your costs vs. your revenue
  • Adding another key metric – cost, TTR and ROI
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