BEAI NEWS 6th MAY 2022

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>BEAI News 6<sup>th</sup> May 2022</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div align="center"> <hr align="center" size="0" width="100%" /> </div> <p><strong>BEAI Early Career Award</strong></p> <p>The BEAI Executive Committee <a href="">calls for nominations for the 2022 BEAI Early Career Award</a>. The prize will be awarded for the first time at the <strong>BEAI Annual Scientific Conference</strong> in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin on 30th&nbsp;September 2022. The Early Career Award is given in recognition of a single achievement in Biomedical / Clinical Engineering. The total prize value amounts to €2000 and is reserved for members of the Biomedical / Clinical Engineering Association of Ireland whose age is less than 35&nbsp;on July 31st&nbsp;of the year of the Conference. The nomination should include the name of the candidate accompanied by a brief characterization of the work singled out for the prize. Members of the BEAI should&nbsp;<a href="">submit their nomination or nominations via the BEAI website</a></p> <div align="center"> <hr align="center" size="0" width="100%" /> </div> <p><strong>HSCP</strong></p> <p>We have been asked by the Chief Information Officer in the HSE to nominate <strong>two representatives</strong> from the HSCP Professional Bodies, to take part in an inaugural meeting of the All Ireland Digital Health Capability Advisory Council For Health And Social Care. As you will see from the attachment the meeting takes place on 23rd May in Dundalk. This meeting will launch the Digital Capability Framework for the three clinical groupings of HSCP, Nursing and Midwifery and Medicine and to consider next steps. We would be delighted if you would consider representing HSCP Professional Bodies at this meeting. We will allocate on a first come first served basis.</p> <p>Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now being sought for a HSCP Lead representative for the HSE Leadership Engagement Forum for Children and Young People (NCAGL Children &amp; Young People).</p> <p>EOI’s should be returned <a href=""></a> to by close of business Tuesday 17th May 2022.</p> <div align="center"> <hr align="center" size="0" width="100%" /> </div> <p><strong>BEAI International News:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>IUPESM</strong></p> <p>The IUPESM has set up a&nbsp;Health Technology Task Group (HTTG)&nbsp;which is intended to assist countries in defining their health technology needs, and identifying and rectifying health system constraints for adequate management and utilization of health technology, particularly through training, capacity building and the development and application of appropriate technology. For more information visit <a href=""></a></p> <hr /> <p><strong>The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) </strong></p> <p>The WHO and IAEA have launched a <a href=""><strong><em>Survey to determine the factors influencing the unscheduled downtime of major radiotherapy equipment</em></strong></a><strong><em>. </em></strong>The results of the assessment will help countries, as well as WHO and IAEA to better plan their activities related to this field, which is essential to achieving sustainable radiotherapy services. It is intended that the results of this survey will be published but all the data collected through this questionnaire will be treated confidentially, collated for statistics and will not identify your radiotherapy centre.</p> <hr /> <p><strong>ECRI</strong></p> <p>ECRI’s Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2022 list identifies potential sources of danger for patients and staff. We believe these risks require the greatest focus for the coming year, so we offer actionable, system-based approaches for reducing these risks and supports healthcare organization to help them achieve total systems safety. To download the report please click here <a href=""></a></p> <hr /> <p>For further information, or if you would like to get in touch with the BEAI, please contact&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p>


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