The Healthcare Technology Foundation was founded on the principle that achieving improvement in the safe use of healthcare technology requires diverse stakeholders to come together in order to utilize their collective knowledge on the design, use, integration and servicing of healthcare technology, systems and devices.
The mission of HTF is to:
"Improve healthcare delivery outcomes by promoting the development, application and support of safe and effective healthcare technologies."
The Foundation supports:
- The promotion of excellence in clinical engineering leadership through research, education and certification
- Funding of related research and programs,
- Effective collaborations between medical device producers, regulators, users and clinical engineers,
- The creation of safety-related education material that is useful to members of the public
Easty, a Senior Scientist at University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, is also on the Scientific Committee of this triennial international program. In addition to the alarms session mentioned above, Yadin David and Tobey Clark will also be presenting in further sessions at this global event to be held in Toronto, CA June 7-12, 2015.
HTF Board Member Tony Easty to Co-Chair World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering
Franklin, Acting Deputy Network Director, VA New England, has been an active HTF board member since August 2013.
Barrett Franklin Featured in AAMI News Volunteer Spotlight
Sherman recently left the Veterans Administration after 24 years and is now Technical Program Manager at IHE PCD.
Paul Sherman, ACCE President, Joins HTF as an Advisory Board Member
Gieras and David are in the January 2015 issue regarding their expectations and predictions for the year ahead for healthcare technology management.
Board Members Izabella Gieras and Yadin David Featured Interviewees by 24x7 Magazine
The Town Hall titled Future Trends of Healthcare Technology featuring Gieras (Huntington Memorial Hospital) and Wylie (Scripps Health) took place on January 29th. The session addressed topics such as medical device integration, standards, staffing models to support future needs, alarm management, consumer medical devices, medical device security, and mobile health apps.
First CE-IT Community Town Hall of 2015 Features HTF Board Members Izabella Gieras and Marcia Wylie
This two year initiative held by the AAMI Foundation's Healthcare Technology Safety Institute (HTSI) will kick-off in March. HTF will also be a supporting organization of this initiative.
Karen Giuliano Participating in the National Coalition for Infusion Therapy Safety
The spring AAMI Horizons will focus on risk assessment in healthcare technology. More information will be shared in the future. HTF is always excited to work with AAMI on healthcare technology safety endeavors!
HTF to Co-sponsor Spring AAMI Horizons
DonationsPlease help us make a difference; donate now to HTF! Call us at 610-567-1240 or donate online here. Donations are accepted securely through your PaypalŪ account or credit card. Executive Leadership includes Tobey Clark, President, Paul Coss, Vice President, Jennifer Ott, Secretary, Henry Montenegro, Treasurer, William Hyman ScD, Immediate Past President, and Yadin David, EdD, President Emeritus.