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BEAI AGM 26th July

 

Dear BEAI Member, 

 

Please find attached Notice to Members of upcoming BEAI 2023 AGM which will be held on Friday 26th July at 11am. The meeting will take place both on-line & in-person. 2024 members will be provided with a TEAMs link & notice of physical location once it has been confirmed. 

 

Thank you. 

Spectrum Spring 2024

Publication date: 
24 May 2024
 Spectrum Spring 2024
FOREWORD
 
Welcome to the Spring edition of Spectrum Journal, where we focus on the important issue of mental health. This topic is central to every area of work that our colleagues
and peers are involved in and within this issue we look at it from a variety of angles, including: adverse childhoodexperiences and effects on mental health; a volunteer’s reflection of psychological first aid; mental wellness among refugees; and wellbeing within the healthcare industry.
 

Spectrum Digital Conference 2023

Publication date: 
21 Dec 2023
Spectrum Digital Conference 2023
As the end of 2023 is fast approaching, the BEAI executive would like to take this opportunity to extend our Season’s Greetings to all, and to thank you for your continued support of the Biomedical / Clinical Engineering Association of Ireland (BEAI) throughout the year.
 

ASC 2023 Programme

Dónal Óg Cusack

Stacey Orsat

Working with Masimo for over 17 years and in the medical device industry for 25 years, Stacey Orsat currently leads Masimo’s Europe, Africa, South Asia and Australia New Zealand businesses.  

Suzanne O’Rourke

Dr. Suzanne O’Rourke is the founder and managing director of Triskele Consulting Limited, which provides design & development, quality systems/compliance and regulatory support to predominantly start-up medical device companies. 

Gerald Craddock

Dr Craddock is the inaugural Chief Officer of the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, a statutory body established by the Irish Government in 2007. It is part of the National Disability Authority which is the lead state agency on disability in Ireland. 

James Jones

In his role as Regional Director at Cynerio, James is leading efforts which combat cyber-attacks on UKI Healthcare Organisations. With experience in compliance, ransomware prevention and IoT security, James and his broader Cynerio team routinely prevent attacks that threaten patients and the medical technology they rely on. 

Jacinta O Brien

University Hospital Kerry has had many transitions over the last number of years since it opened in 1984, and is now a Level 3 Acute teaching Hospital, providing comprehensive medical and surgical services for adults and children and maternity services to women in the surrounding catchment area.  

Shauna Rahman

Having worked as an editor and journalist for nearly 20 years in the health, medical, science and wellbeing B2B and B2C space – including Modern Medicine, GP Ireland, Hospital Doctor of Ireland, Healthy Ireland Magazine and the Spectrum Journal – Shauna Rahman took up the role of Associate Director in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Grant Thornton Ireland in 2022. 

Kate Byrne

Kate Byrne is a 22-year-old full-time student currently studying a BSc in Physics and Medical Physics with Bioengineering at TU Dublin. Kate is commencing her final year in September 2023. Kate has completed the studies of her poster while undergoing a work placement programme in the Clinical Engineering department of Tallaght University Hospital between January and July of 2023.

John Mc Givney

As a Clinical Engineer with over 30 years’ experience, John has seen a lot of patients come through the hospital doors and be diagnosed and treated with various medical devices. The clinical team work hard to diagnose and treat all patients and use a lot of medical technology to achieve their goal. 

Gerard Boyle

In recent years, clinical innovation has been strongly promoted as a pathway to a better health service. The adoption of new technologies, use of data analytics and the redesign of processes have been seen as promising mechanisms to reduce delays, improve patient experience and to increase diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic efficacy. 

Meabh Smith

Meabh Smith has recently taken up the role of Digital Health Clinical Safety Lead in the Digital Health Clinical Office of the HSE.

Jessica Fitzpatrick

It was a great privilege to win the inaugural BEAI Early Career Award last year. With the awarded prize, I procured a 3D printer. My primary objective revolved around investigating the applicability of filament-based 3D printing in the domain of neurosurgery, generating patient-specific prints to aid in planning and teaching. 

John Adlington

In 2022 the BEAI Executive agreed the current strategy for the organisation and it was identified that the following two key objectives would be prioritised:

  • Become the certification body for the profession
  • Increase membership to enhance the representative capability of the BEAI
Mairead Dennehy

Mairead Dennehy is an Assistant Lecturer in Medical Technology at the Technological University of the Shannon since 2019. Mairead delivers Lectures and labs in a range of subjects on the Medical Technology (L7, L8) degree programmes and the L9 Postgraduate in Advanced Medical Technologies in the Department of Applied Science. 

Sneha Joy

The aim of this poster was to investigate what nationalities are represented in hospital based Clinical/Biomedical Engineering departments in Ireland.

Wisdom Onyebuchi Ulasi

This study aims to investigate and provide an effective strategy for managing overflow situations in hospitals. By examining existing situations, this study aims to provide valuable insights into the challenges associated with hospital overflow and offer evidence-based recommendations for reducing the stress impact on staff workload.

Kate Byrne

As a Medical Physics student in TUDublin, I was given the opportunity to work in a clinical engineering department at Tallaght University Hospital.

Spectrum

Publication date: 
24 May 2024

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