IAMERS 23rd Annual Meeting – Charleston, SC

Network, Learn & Enjoy in Charleston

IAMERS 23rd Annual Meeting
May 4th – 6th 2016
Charleston Place Hotel

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Agenda

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Getting to Know, and Effectively Network with, Your Fellow IAMERS Member

PhilPhil Jacobus, President, DOTmed.com

DOTMed President and Founding IAMERS member Phil Jacobus has agreed to reprise his very successful role as Moderator and MC of this very special IAMERS Networking Program. Just when you think you know everything about your colleagues, Phil expertly culls out special projects, joint ventures and working relationships of which you need to be apprised. Better come prepared! Can you describe your company and tout strengths in 2 minutes or less? Stay tuned.

UDI Rollout (and Other FDA Issues Important to IAMERS Members)

CasperCasper Uldriks, Esq.,

Former FDA Counsel and Special Assistant to CDRH Director Casper Uldriks will provide an update on FDA matters important to you with a special focus on U.D.I. and its implications for your business. This is your time to ask the questions to a thirty year highly respected FDA veteran and walk away with answers to help your business.

Innovative Marketing Solutions for Capturing (and Keeping!) New Customers

JohnJohn Krieg, President, MD Publishing

Are you capturing your share of business via Social Media? A few years ago, it simply didn’t matter if you were active on social media. Those days are gone and you need to be sure you are getting visibility and analyzing market opportunities via Social Media –and your employees are not active in ways which are actually causing you to lose business. MD Publishing publisher extraordinaire John will give a thorough and complete crash course on social media best practices. Learn about optimization techniques which your competitors are using to maximize their visibility. Get the latest from a master of marketing and social media.

Experiencing and Preparing for an FDA Inspection

LeonLeon Gugel, President, Metropolis International

So you are concerned that you will someday get the knock on the door and the FDA will be requesting the opportunity to inspect. Debrief with longtime IAMERS member Leon Gugel as he shares candidly his experience and much more.

WHY ISO?

Julie MardikianJeff FallJulie Mardikian, Senior Compliance Officer, Oxford Instruments
Jeff Fall, President, Oxford Instruments

Why does it make sense for you to pursue ISO certification? It forces you to maintain good records, stay in compliance with FDA, and much more.

 

Friday, May 6, 2016

Advanced Medical Logistics

DirkDirk Smith, Business Development Manager, Hegele Logistic

Hegele Logistic provides innovative logistics solutions along the supply chain for manufacturers of high-tech equipment that go beyond the scope of shipping and storage. Based on the commitment to achieve the highest degree of customer satisfaction, our value added services include installations, refurbishment and repairs of high-tech equipment guaranteeing single source quality and reliability to our international clients. Dirk Smith will discuss how best to handle medical imaging logistics.

Serving – Best Practices – Complaint Management System

JimRobJim Goldner, President, First Source
Rob Kerwin, Esq., IAMERS General Counsel

In 2015, IAMERS formed a special Servicing Committee to address our best servicing practices. You cannot afford to miss this discussion about common pitfalls in complaint management, reportability, investigating complaints and documenting training. To those naysayers who argue IAMERS members aren’t focused on quality, come listen to the Committee members who are working to issue a report on Quality Servicing Standards. This discussion will be led by Committee Chair Jim Goldner, IAMERS General Counsel and other Committee members. This promises to be a provocative and engaging session.

Practical Solutions for Financing Equipment in Today’s Marketplace

MichaelMichael Kane, Inventory Remarketer, De Lage Landen

De Lage Landen assists healthcare providers in acquiring the advanced medical equipment and technology they need to help patients improve and maintain their health. Mike will offer some practical solutions to common pitfalls in financing problems. DLL partners include leading manufacturers and suppliers in areas like diagnostic imaging and other precision medical equipment. DLL offers tailored programs for the needs of IAMERS members and their clients.

Our 23rd Annual Meeting concludes with IAMERS BUSINESS MEETING AND THE MAJOR ISSUES OF 2016. Are you keeping up with initiatives on Quality, ISO 14385 updates, latest initiatives on software risk management and many other initiatives in which IAMERS is involved? Come listen and give your thoughts on what is coming down the Pike.

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