HBA News and Announcements

Register Now For HBA's 2014 Golf Tournament

The HBA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2014 Golf Tournament.

CLICK HERE to register your team today

Paul Proffit to Present at May Meeting

Paul Proffit of Integrity Medical Service will be the guest speaker at the May 2014 HBA meeting. Paul's presentation will be on MQSA/ACR and Mammo calibrations.

Paul has twenty-three years of experience in the electronics field and fifteen years specifically in mammography. He started his career in the U.S. Navy's advanced electronics field having nearly three years of advance technical training before working in this field.

Medical Exchange Opportunity in Kenya

Each year a multi-specialty medical team from Omaha travels to Naivasha, Kenya, a city of 500,000 residents. Naivasha is 60 km northwest of Nairobi in the rift valley of Kenya.

We spend two weeks working with and training the Kenyan doctors and nurses at the District Hospital. We would like to have volunteers in a variety of fields to help with this. The specialties we are looking for include: Surgeons, OB/GYN physicians, pediatricians, internal medicine physicians, radiologists, anesthesia personnel, peri-op nurses, OB nurses, surgical nurses and biomedical engineers.

Passing of Jim Sanders

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jim Sanders on June 7th, 2013. Jim was a long time advocate for the Biomedical profession and member of the Heartland Biomedical Association. He will be missed among the ranks of seasoned BMETs and CBETs. Additional information is available through www.heafeyheafey.com West Center Chapel web site.

Celebrate Healthcare Technology Management Week May 19th - 25th

Healthcare Technology Management Week is designed to promote the awareness of—and appreciation for—the critical work of biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs), clinical engineers, and other members of the healthcare technology management (HTM) field.

You can download a high resolution copy of the flyer shown above for distribution by clicking here. Flyer and download courtesy of AAMI.

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