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A decision-making support algorithm for active implantable medical devices evaluation.

Martina Andellini was interviewed about this project carried out in Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital in Rome.

This project aims at developing a rigorous and reliable decision-making support algorithm for active implantable medical devices (AIMDs) in order to evaluate their performances and to finally select the most suitable and patient-specific AIMDs model.

The video of the interview can be found Link to the video.

Mon 05 Oct 2020, 18:00 | Tags: HTA, Medical devices

Elderly homecare and Active Aging European Initiatives after COVID-19

This webinar will discuss how COVID will change the future of Active Ageing policies, technologies and programs in Europe.

The meeting will be hosted and chaired by Sergio Guillen, MySphera, which will introduce the webinars and the topic.

  • Leandro Pecchia will open the discussion reporting on the lesson learned on International, European and National COVID response.
  • German Gutierrez, Medtronic, will present how this pandemic has changed the scenario of integrated care in Europe, demonstrating, if needed, the importance of integrating social and healthcare interventions for later life.
  • Cristiano Paggetti, Medea, will lead the reflection on how the current pandemic is challenging the scale-up of healthcare technologies
  • Maria Teresa Arredondo, UPM, will lead the discussion on how innovation is supporting the response to COVID pandemic.

For further information and registration follow the link.

Wed 24 Jun 2020, 15:12 | Tags: COVID

The role of biomedical engineers in COVID-19 response

Davide Piaggio, Alessia Maccaro and Leandro Pecchia held this seminar at the International webinar on post-COVID healthcare (Chennai (India), 2020).

The main challenges arising from COVID-19 were presented, with a specific focus on ethics and the role of biomedical engineers in the response to the pandemic.

The video and the interview can be found at this link

Tue 16 Jun 2020, 00:00 | Tags: COVID

Dr Pecchia Keynote at the Better Future of Health Ageing 2020 - European Council Presidency Conference

4th of June, 2020, 12 CEST (11am UK)

The Croatian EU Council Presidency Conference on Better Future of Healthy Ageing 2020 (BFHA 2020) will be held online from June 3rd to 5th due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation.

BFHA2020 is organized by the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia, under the auspices of the European Commission as part of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Dr Pecchia will give a keynote talk titled The Impact of Smart Technologies in the Future of Healthy Ageing.

The Event will be broadcast via web. Info here.

 

Wed 03 Jun 2020, 13:59 | Tags: Medical devices

Health Technology Assessment of Medical Devices: an introduction

Organized by the Institute of Biomedical Technology (INBIT), and endorsed by Hellenic Society of Biomedical Technology (ELEVIT), Clinical Engineering Division (CED) and Health Technology Assessment Division (HTAD) of IFMBE.

When: May 11, 2020, Zoom

11:30 AM Greece Topic: HTA of Medical Devices webinar Agenda:

11:30 – 12:00 Introduction on HTA of Medical Devices, Prof. Nicolas Pallikarakis

12:00 – 12:45 Different Approaches for HTA Appraisal of Medical Devices, Ass. Prof. Leandro Pecchia

12:45 – 13:00 Q & A

Recording available here.

Mon 11 May 2020, 15:43 | Tags: health economy, Clinical Enginering, HTA, Medical devices

WHO-IFMBE CED COVID19 Critical Topic Webinars: Ventilators

19.05.2020, 13-14, Zoom (link below)

Micro-Global Forum sessions on COVID19 set up by WHO (Adriana Velazquez).
We've joined forces with WHO to offer you frequent focused global conversations on key applied topics where the evidence base is shared, reviewed, and applied, particularly to address LMIC emerging needs. The purpose of these micro-forums is to give CEs the management information to pass on to senior stakeholders to showcase what solutions have worked elsewhere.

More information is available on the IFMBE CED website and WHO one.

Tue 05 May 2020, 13:54

WHO-CED COVID19 Critical Topic Webinars: Pulse Oximetry

15.05.2020, 13-14, Zoom (link below)

Micro-Global Forum sessions on COVID19 set up by WHO (Adriana Velazquez).
We've joined forces with WHO to offer you frequent focused global conversations on key applied topics where the evidence base is shared, reviewed, and applied, particularly to address LMIC emerging needs. The purpose of these micro-forums is to give CEs the management information to pass on to senior stakeholders to showcase what solutions have worked elsewhere.

More information is available on the IFMBE CED website and WHO one.

Tue 05 May 2020, 13:52

WHO-CED COVID19 Critical Topic Webinars: CPAP/BIPAP

12.05.2020, 13-14, Zoom (link below)

Micro-Global Forum sessions on COVID19 set up by WHO (Adriana Velazquez).
We've joined forces with WHO to offer you frequent focused global conversations on key applied topics where the evidence base is shared, reviewed, and applied, particularly to address LMIC emerging needs. The purpose of these micro-forums is to give CEs the management information to pass on to senior stakeholders to showcase what solutions have worked elsewhere.

More information is available on the IFMBE CED website and WHO one.

Tue 05 May 2020, 13:50 | Tags: Clinical Enginering, LMIC, COVID, Medical devices

WHO-IFMBE CED COVID19 Critical Topic Webinar: Masks, Respirators, and Face Shields

08.05.2020, 13-14, Zoom (link below)

  • Adriana Velazquez, Yin Ling Lin, WHO
  • Prof Oluwatoyin Popoolam Head of Department, Biomedical Engineering at University of Lagos
  • Moderation: Busola Oronti (Chair), Leandro Pecchia (Co-Chair), Tom Jude (IFMBE CED Chair)

Micro-Global Forum sessions on COVID19 set up by WHO (Adriana Velazquez). We've joined forces with WHO to offer you frequent focused global conversations on key applied topics where the evidence base is shared, reviewed, and applied, particularly to address LMIC emerging needs. The purpose of these micro-forums is to give clinical engineers the management information to pass on to senior stakeholders to showcase what solutions have worked elsewhere.

More information is available on the IFMBE CED website and WHO one.

Tue 05 May 2020, 13:43 | Tags: IFMBE, LMIC, COVID

WHO-CED COVID19 Critical Topic Webinar: Oxygen Systems

05.05.2020, 13-14, Zoom (link below)

Micro-Global Forum sessions on COVID19 set up by WHO (Adriana Velazquez).
We've joined forces with WHO to offer you frequent focused global conversations on key applied topics where the evidence base is shared, reviewed, and applied, particularly to address LMIC emerging needs. The purpose of these micro-forums is to give CEs the management information to pass on to senior stakeholders to showcase what solutions have worked elsewhere.

More information is available on the IFMBE CED website and WHO one.

Tue 05 May 2020, 13:32

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