Biomed AssociationsState of the Profession ICIS<br />ICIS<br />Ogden Weber College<br />March 10, 2010<br />Patrick Lynch,...
Associations<br />2<br />
Who am I?<br />plynch@gmi3.com      704-941-0116<br />3<br />35 years (1975) 	BMET		CBET		CCE<br />Manager - - - -	Managed...
4<br />
National Associations<br />5<br />
6<br /><ul><li>Not-for profit
Over 40 years old
Pioneer of certification
Writer of standards
Most revenue comes from           manufacturer members
Most members are Biomeds
Lots of money, lots of resources</li></li></ul><li>Formed in 2002<br />Originally anti-AAMI<br />Funded by Masterplan<br /...
American College of Clinical Engineering<br />Runs the only Clinical Engineering certification program<br />Moved annual m...
FMESA<br />9<br />Link:  ....FMESAFMESA Vault2009Announcements, Ads, PromosFMESA promo.ppsx<br />
Local / Regional Associations<br />10<br />
CMIA<br />Serves California<br />over 500 members<br />8 regions<br />Chapters control own meetings, frequency, locations,...
Serves NC<br />over 500 Members<br />no chapters, but holds statewide educational seminars based on need and location of i...
Annual Meeting <br />in January <br />in Indianapolis<br />Membership directory booklet given at Annual Meeting<br />One D...
Starting up<br />Based in Nashville<br />Serves Middle Tennessee and So. Ky<br />Incorporated Jan 15, 2010<br />14<br />
FBS<br />Serves Florida<br />4 Chapters<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Annual Meet...
OCEA<br />Serves Ohio<br />4 Chapters<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Great Board C...
BMETSBaltimore Medical Equipment Technician Society<br />Great logo<br />Serves Baltimore metro area<br />Excellent Newsle...
Serves Wisconsin<br />5 Regions<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Annual Meeting - ro...
What they do<br />Educate<br />Network<br />Promote<br />19<br />
Problems<br />lack of volunteers<br />lack of attendees to events<br />20<br />
Opportunities<br />companies want to support local associations to have visibility to members.<br />training is cheaper lo...
Work to be done<br />22<br />
Startup andOngoing Work<br />23<br />
Incorporation<br />Registered Agent<br />Address<br />Incorporators<br />Small Fee<br />24<br />
IRS Status<br />Does not need to be done for up to 2 years.<br />25<br />
Bylaws<br />2 major types<br />Chapter – more complex<br />State System - simpler<br />26<br />
Board of Directors<br />Elect up to 14 from at large members<br />Serve 2 year terms<br />Can be reelected once<br />27<br />
Officers<br />Elected from the Board<br />Board elects officers each year<br />Serve I year<br />Ex-President is ex-offici...
Web Site<br />Recommend Wild Apricot<br />Easy, cheap, no special skills needed<br />Manages memberships, meetings<br />29...
Newsletter / Communications<br />Electronic newsletter<br />Listserv or Facebook for members<br />30<br />
Membership Perks<br />Local Training<br />Membership certificate<br />Lapel Pin<br />Educational discounts<br />Automatica...
Ongoing<br />Regular Membership Meetings<br />Location<br />Frequency<br />Regular BOD Meetings<br />Location<br />Frequen...
Ongoing (2)<br />Annual Symposium<br />Annual banquet to other networking event.<br />revenue from vendors<br />Educationa...
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March 10, 2010 - Presentation to the Intermountain Clinical Instrumentation Society (ICIS) by Pat Lynch of Global Medical Imaging.

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Biomed Associations: ICIS

  1. 1. Biomed AssociationsState of the Profession ICIS<br />ICIS<br />Ogden Weber College<br />March 10, 2010<br />Patrick Lynch, CBET, CCE<br />Global Medical Imaging<br />Charlotte, NC<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Associations<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Who am I?<br />plynch@gmi3.com 704-941-0116<br />3<br />35 years (1975) BMET CBET CCE<br />Manager - - - - Managed large hospital system in Atlanta<br /> Managed 130 BMETs and Engineers in 140 hospitals nationwide<br />Former - - - - - Chair of BMET Bd of Examiners (CBET)<br /> Chair of Clin Eng Bd of Examiners (CCE)<br /> 1st President of NCBA in 1980<br />Current - - - - - Membership Secretary of NCBA<br /> Treasurer – FMESA<br /> Board – Alabama<br /> Advisory Committee – Ohio, Utah, Virginia<br /> Author, Presenter, Organizer<br /> General pain in the a_ _.<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />
  5. 5. National Associations<br />5<br />
  6. 6. 6<br /><ul><li>Not-for profit
  7. 7. Over 40 years old
  8. 8. Pioneer of certification
  9. 9. Writer of standards
  10. 10. Most revenue comes from manufacturer members
  11. 11. Most members are Biomeds
  12. 12. Lots of money, lots of resources</li></li></ul><li>Formed in 2002<br />Originally anti-AAMI<br />Funded by Masterplan<br />Great idea, mission<br />Lack of implementation, follow through<br />702 members<br />7<br />
  13. 13. American College of Clinical Engineering<br />Runs the only Clinical Engineering certification program<br />Moved annual meeting from AAMI to HIMSS<br />Engaged in high-level, forward thinking activities<br />8<br />
  14. 14. FMESA<br />9<br />Link: ....FMESAFMESA Vault2009Announcements, Ads, PromosFMESA promo.ppsx<br />
  15. 15. Local / Regional Associations<br />10<br />
  16. 16. CMIA<br />Serves California<br />over 500 members<br />8 regions<br />Chapters control own meetings, frequency, locations, content<br />Annual Statewide Meeting – <br />Single Day (Saturday)<br />Banquet on Saturday evening<br />LA or San Diego - 125 attendees<br />Good Web site with Chapter Pages<br />11<br />
  17. 17. Serves NC<br />over 500 Members<br />no chapters, but holds statewide educational seminars based on need and location of interested persons<br />Annual Statewide Meeting<br />Fall (September – Dec)<br />3 days plus Golf<br />300 attendees<br />32 years in operation <br />12<br />
  18. 18. Annual Meeting <br />in January <br />in Indianapolis<br />Membership directory booklet given at Annual Meeting<br />One Day - Saturday<br />Great turnout – 140 people<br />13<br />
  19. 19. Starting up<br />Based in Nashville<br />Serves Middle Tennessee and So. Ky<br />Incorporated Jan 15, 2010<br />14<br />
  20. 20. FBS<br />Serves Florida<br />4 Chapters<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Annual Meeting <br />Orlando or Tampa <br />October<br />200 attendees at Disney<br />15<br />
  21. 21. OCEA<br />Serves Ohio<br />4 Chapters<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Great Board Communications<br />Annual meeting (sporatic)<br />Statewide Tour (4 cities in 4 days)<br />16<br />
  22. 22. BMETSBaltimore Medical Equipment Technician Society<br />Great logo<br />Serves Baltimore metro area<br />Excellent Newsletter<br />Monthly meetings Sept thru April<br />May meeting is a big social bash<br />17<br />
  23. 23. Serves Wisconsin<br />5 Regions<br />Chapters control own meetings, Location, frequency, content.<br />Annual Meeting - rotates between all regions annually<br />Milwaukee<br />LaCrosse<br />Green Bay<br />Madison<br />18<br />
  24. 24. What they do<br />Educate<br />Network<br />Promote<br />19<br />
  25. 25. Problems<br />lack of volunteers<br />lack of attendees to events<br />20<br />
  26. 26. Opportunities<br />companies want to support local associations to have visibility to members.<br />training is cheaper locally.<br />much to be learned from others in the local area.<br />21<br />
  27. 27. Work to be done<br />22<br />
  28. 28. Startup andOngoing Work<br />23<br />
  29. 29. Incorporation<br />Registered Agent<br />Address<br />Incorporators<br />Small Fee<br />24<br />
  30. 30. IRS Status<br />Does not need to be done for up to 2 years.<br />25<br />
  31. 31. Bylaws<br />2 major types<br />Chapter – more complex<br />State System - simpler<br />26<br />
  32. 32. Board of Directors<br />Elect up to 14 from at large members<br />Serve 2 year terms<br />Can be reelected once<br />27<br />
  33. 33. Officers<br />Elected from the Board<br />Board elects officers each year<br />Serve I year<br />Ex-President is ex-officio<br />28<br />
  34. 34. Web Site<br />Recommend Wild Apricot<br />Easy, cheap, no special skills needed<br />Manages memberships, meetings<br />29<br />
  35. 35. Newsletter / Communications<br />Electronic newsletter<br />Listserv or Facebook for members<br />30<br />
  36. 36. Membership Perks<br />Local Training<br />Membership certificate<br />Lapel Pin<br />Educational discounts<br />Automatically become a member whenever you attend an ICIS event<br />State Listserv / local communications<br />Access to other members<br />31<br />
  37. 37. Ongoing<br />Regular Membership Meetings<br />Location<br />Frequency<br />Regular BOD Meetings<br />Location<br />Frequency<br />Educational Seminars<br />Location<br />Frequency<br />Topics<br />32<br />
  38. 38. Ongoing (2)<br />Annual Symposium<br />Annual banquet to other networking event.<br />revenue from vendors<br />Educational presentation<br />Fun Events<br />Summer Picnic<br />Family-oriented<br />Culture<br />good-ole-boys<br />equality<br />openness<br />trust among members<br />addressing tough topics directly<br />33<br />
  39. 39. 34<br />
  40. 40. 35<br />
  41. 41. 36<br />
  42. 42. The success of the Intermountain Clinical Instrumentation Society is in YOUR hands.<br />How successful will you make it?<br />37<br />
  43. 43. 38<br />plynch@gmi3.com (704)941-0116<br />

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