HBA News and Announcements

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.

2012 Symposium and Vendor Fair a Success

Symposium

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The Heartland Biomedical Association hosted its annual educational symposium and vendor fair on November 1st and 2nd at Alegent Creighton Lakeside Hospital. Attendees enjoyed presentations from speakers on a variety of subjects over nearly two days. This year's event included a vendor fair attended by nationally recognized companies affiliated with the healthcare and medical equipment repair fields.

The HBA would like to thank the sponsors and presenters at this years event for their support:

Photos and Results - 2012 Golf Tournament

Golf Course

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Braving some brief showers early on, a total of 26 teams competed in the HBA's 9th annual golf outing.

Here are the top 3 finishers in each scoring category:
Gross:

  1. Aaron Fickenscher, Brian Johnson, Aaron Hoeft, Brandon Mowinkel
  2. Trichel Jorgensen, Randy Jorgensen, Linda Bauerkemper, Trish Lortz
  3. Ryan Richards, Jerry Lampe, Matt Billmeier, Adam Charlesworth

Net:

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