Expert 521239 - CO


Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in Clinical and Forensic Engineering specializing in professional engineering and management support to improve patient care through cost-effective management of technology. My expertise includes clinical engineering program assessment, evaluating compliance with accreditation standards, benchmarking on multiple dimensions, and identifying opportunities for improvement; clinical engineering integration and CE-IT convergence, to improve support for medical devices; medical equipment planning; and forensic engineering and incident investigation to provide safer care for patients. I have provided clients with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony for over 15 years as an engineering expert witness in Colorado.

Areas of Expertise


Relevant Experiences

As a clinical engineer, I am familiar with the design and function of ventilator and how they are used in patient care. As a forensic engineer, I have worked on a number of ventilator cases involving patient injury.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Hospital and Health Administration The University of Iowa Iowa City IA
M.S. Biomedical Engineering Iowa State University Ames IA
B.S. Electrical Engineering Iowa State University Ames IA

Licenses Certifications

Professional Engineer, Colorado (PE)
Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE)
Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM)
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM)
Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)

Awards & Affiliation

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)
Colorado Association of Biomedical Equipment Technicians (CABMET)
Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (FASHE)
Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (FAIMBE)

Primary Affiliation

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)



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