Connecting the Dots: The Emerging Opportunities for Collaboration Between IT and Clinical Engineerin
In this session, panel moderator Mary Logan, will use a Q&A format with panelists David Muntz and Stuart Gardner to discuss how to build a successful partnership that is a win-win for everyone, and will make project implementation much more successful for the healthcare organization. Specific examples will be provided to help attendees see what success looks like, and attendees will go home with tools and ideas to help re-assess their own organizational structure, project management, and workflow.
Mary Logan, JD, CAE, president, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Arlington, Va.
Stuart Gardner, president, SG&A Consulting, Arlington, Texas
David Muntz, senior vice president and CIO, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas
- Develop understanding of the expertise, way of thinking and culture of clinical engineering, and how it's different in important ways from any other discipline in a healthcare setting.
- Learn how to best utilize the skills of clinical technology managers on all projects where clinical and information technology converge (e.g., spectrum management; device integration with IT networks).
- Understand how the needs of CTOs and CIOs can be met better on technology assessments, workflow, clinical requirements, meeting industry standards, patient safety and risk management.