ON PATIENT SAFETY
Patient Safety –
Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital Engineering Providing a Safe Health
Role of Biomedical/Clinical Engineering and Health Care
Technology Assessment in the Global Issue of Patient
The World Alliance for Patient Safety
Essential Health Technologies
Information Society and e-Health
WHO Health InterNetwork
International Standards of Medical Technologies
Advantages of Mandatory Certification of CEs
Research in the field of patient safety
Solutions to reduce
the risks of healthcare and improve its safety
Andrei Issakov, WHO: “The Global Challenge of Patient Safety - the WHO
Response and the World
Alliance for Patient Safety”.
Dyro, Past President ACCE, IFMBE-ACCE Liaison:"
Broadening Clinical Engineering Horizons to Create Safer Health
Andrei Issakov, Peter Heimann, WHO: “Health Technology
Management and its Role in
Providing Quality and Safe Care".
Jan Persson, IFMBE HCTA Division: “The Role of HTA in Diffusion
and Implementation of Devices Today and in the Future, and the
Impact on Patient Safety Issues”.
James O. Wear,
ACCE Education Committee Chair: "Biomedical/Clinical/Hospital
Engineering Providing a Safe Health Care Environment".
Patient Safety: Exploring the Link".
Lodewijk Bos, President of the ICMCC: “What
Medical and Care Compunetics Can Do to Improve Patient Safety.”
ACCE Certification Committee Chair: "The
Importance of CE Certification for Patient Safety and the
Needs and Benefits of an Internationally Recognized CE Certification
IFMBE AC Member and CE Division Board, Sweden: "Improvement of
Patient Safety by CRM Training".
Brian M. O'Connell, President, IEEE Society on Social
Implications of Technology and Board of Governors, IEEE Computer
Society: “Patient Safety, the Ethical and Social Implications for
Azman Hamid, Commission for
the Advancement of
Healthcare Technology Management in Asia (CAHTMA) and Healthtronics,
Malaysia: “What CAHTMA and Healthtronics are Planning to Do for Patient
Safety in Asia”.
Tom Cooper, Engineering Council of South Africa: “CE
Certification and Patient Safety Issues in South Africa”.
ACCE Certification Committee Chair: “Human
Factors Engineering and Incident and Accident Investigation”.
Chairman, International Academy for Medical and Biological
Engineering: “Increase in Patient Safety by Blood Cryopreservation
Andrei Issakov, WHO: Wrapping
up and summarizing the presentations, suggestions for a position
paper on Health Technology Management and Patient Safety, and
proposing "A Safe Environment for Safer Care" as a Global Patient
Discussion: Patient Safety and
what BME/CE/HE can do to provide a safe health care environment.