What's in this Episode?

In Season 1, Episode 10: This episode will focus on challenges related to COVID-19 impacting healthcare support departments across the United States and what can be done to improve operations, resource availability and staff morale in the midst of a pandemic.

Our Panelists:

Al Gresh, vice president of healthcare strategy at Accruent Healthcare

Al has held executive leadership roles at Alpha Source, TriMedx, and Alexian Brothers Health System. He led one of the nation’s premier Clinical Engineering programs at Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee and authored the 2019 Healthcare Technology Management Manual for AAMI.

Rob Bundick, director of the HTM and biomedical engineering departments at ProHealth Care

Rob has a combined 29 years of experience in the HTM field in various roles. He has previous experience in both Military and Independent Service Organizations before developing the in-house HTM program at ProHealth Care.

Gene Winfrey, IT director for the University Health System in San Antonio

Gene manages healthcare technology management and IT enterprise imaging services, along with the enterprise’s 37,000+ medical devices and 25+ IT systems. Gene is currently a board member with the South Texas Chapter of HIMSS.

Salim Kai, director of biomedical engineering at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Salim leads all activities of the Biomedical Engineering department at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Salim has over 30 years of experience with expertise in medical device investigation, healthcare risk management, and patient safety. Salim is also an ABET program evaluator in Engineering Technology.

Nader Hammoud, manager of biomedical engineering at John Muir Health

Nader has 19 years’ experience managing Biomedical Engineering departments and over 10 years doing healthcare equipment planning and design, working with Dignity Health, UCSF, and currently with John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, CA. He is a member of American College of Clinical Engineering and AAMI and is an active member of AAMI's Technology Management Council.