This annual celebration of healthcare technology management (HTM), which will be held May 19 to 25, is designed to raise awareness and show appreciation for the work of HTM professionals, including biomedical equipment technicians, clinical engineers, imaging specialists, laboratory equipment specialists, and others. Each weekday during HTM Week 2013, AAMI and its Technology Management Council will hold a special event or recognition in honor of the celebration. Details on these events will be announced soon.

The organizations that have signed on as supporting partners for Healthcare Technology Management Week 2013 include:
•ACCE (American College of Clinical Engineering)
•East Tennessee Biomedical Association
•Florida Biomedical Society
•Gateway Biomedical Society
•Georgia Biomedical Instrumentation Society
•Healthcare Technology Foundation
•IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management)
•Indiana Biomedical Society
•South Florida Association for Medical Instrumentation
•Washington State Biomedical Association

Other organizations wishing to join the list of those supporting Healthcare Technology Management Week should e-mail Patrick Bernat at pbernat@aami.org by Friday, April 26.

Information about how hospitals and others can celebrate the week-long event is available on AAMI’s website.