The 4th International Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Management Congress will take place in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA, September 28–29, 2021. Co-organized by the Clinical Engineering Division of IFMBE and AAMI, this year’s Congress will focus on clinical engineering through an international lens, bringing together leading experts from across the globe.
The call for abstracts for #ICEHTMC2021 is now open, beginning September 8th and closing October 30th. This year, we will continue the health technology challenge, a contest of ideas, experiences, and projects open to the whole healthcare community: biomedical and clinical engineers, healthcare structures, research centers, universities, and industry.
Call for Abstracts & Health Technology Challenge
The Health Technology Challenge (HT Challenge) is an opportunity to share experiences and innovative solutions, that can inspire best practices in Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Management, through the involvement of all the actors of the health system and the use of technologies in their widest sense.
The parallel sessions of the Congress will be structured around these topics:
- Health Technology Assessment
- HTM (medical equipment management, local and national level)
- Digital Health (ICT, medical informatics, telehealth, AI/big data)
- Systems Management (health operations/project management)
- Quality & Safety (clinical risk management, patient/provider safety, quality of care & delivery)
- Innovation (device development, diagnostics & therapeutics, “reverse” innovation, LMIC)
- Home Care (technologies for home care)
- Policy & Regulation (international standards, regulations, and policy)
- Education & Credentialing (education, certification, training, application)
- Global (challenges, sustainable development, new normal, adaptation)
- COVID19 (disaster preparation, environmental / reuse; PPE, infection control community, APIS, supply chain, health facilities design)
- Marketing of CE Profession (engagement with global partners, communication & outreach)
How to submit your abstract
To submit to the Health Technology Challenge, you’ll need to submit an abstract (max 2500 characters, spaces included), as well as a short presentation (max 6 slides) using our downloadable template available on the submission page. Each abstract will be assessed by independent reviewers from the Scientific Committee, who represent a wide range of experience and expertise in each specific topic area. A maximum of three abstracts by a single presenting author will be considered.