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CMIA Inland Empire Event End of Year Presentation

CMIA Inland Empire Event End of Year PresentationOntario, CA

End of Year Event November 14th – Doors Open at 5 PM for CMIA!

Presentation By Conquest Imaging

Topic: Minimizing repair costs while maximizing the lifecycle of your ultrasound transducers • TEE Transducers: Industry best practices and troubleshooting
Location: Ontario Improv – 4555 Mills Cir, Ontario CA 91764

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Conquest Imaging and CMIA IE will be sponsoring the Appetizers & Two Beverage Tickets

Timeline:
5-5:30 PM Arrive – Appetizers and Beverages Served
5:30-6:30 PM Conquest Imaging Presentation
6:30-7:00 PM Inland Empire Chapter Meeting with Voting for 2019 Officers and End of Year Totally Kids Donations
 7:00 PM Doors will open for General Admission for the Public
8:00 PM Comedian DJ Cooch

Dinner will be available for Direct Purchase by all Attendees
Family and Friends are always welcome and can pay for Beverages and Food Directly to Improv

 Fee for CMIA Members Attending is $5

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2018 MD Expo Seattle

MD Expo SeattleSeattle, WA

Get ready for great coffee, flannel shirts, rain showers and an amazing experience at MD Expo Seattle! Healthcare Technology Management professionals from across the country will gather in the Pacific Northwest to gain the skills and tools necessary to thrive in the ever-changing Healthcare Technology Management field. Come to visit us at booth 108 in the Hyatt Regency Bellvue.

Attend for Free Download Invitation

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2018 CMIA Educational Conference 

2018 CMIA Educational Conference Ontario, CA

We are excited to announce the 2018 California Medical Instrumentation Association (CMIA) Educational Conference to be held September 21, 2018 in Ontario, CA. The educational conference presents an opportunity for a variety of topics aimed to give biomedical engineers the tools to succeed at the academic, professional and personal level.

On Friday, September 21st, six educational tracks will be starting at 7:30 am and running through 4:30 pm, with a break for Lunch and the Exhibit Hall from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. The keynote address will begin at 4:30 pm and Awards Dinner starting at 5:30 pm. Please join us for a day full of education and fun!

Additional activities at the CMIA Educational Conference:

  • September 20, 2018: “Casino Night for Charity”. Cost is $40 per person.
  • September 21, 2018: Educational Conference. Cost is $60 per person. Includes all day pass and meals.
  • September 22, 2018: State Board Meeting. (State board representatives should attend)

Don’t forget to reserve your room at the Ontario Airport Hotel under the CMIA Block
Reservations are $107/night and are available now! The most efficient way to reserve a room: click here to reserve


Register for the 2018 CMIA Educational Conference

Tickets on sale now via Eventbrite ($60 per person):

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If you have any questions, please contact the Conference Chair, Jenn Nichols, at jnichols@cmia.org / 818-383-7728 or Karie Heiselt at kheiselt@cmia.org.

We look forward to seeing you in Ontario!

AAMI 2018 Conference & Expo

AAMI 2018 Conference & ExpoLong Beach, CA

In this fast-changing world of health technology, it is more important than ever to have access to the best resources, sharpest minds, and most up-to-date information. You’ll get that this June at AAMI 2018! Join more than 2,600 healthcare technology management professionals in sunny Long Beach, CA, where you’ll hear from a diverse array of experts and meet with peers from around the world to get solutions to today’s toughest challenges for you and your institution.

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CMIA Roundtable Discussion & Mini Vendor Fair for Networking

CMIA Roundtable Discussion & Mini Vendor Fair for Networking

Topics: AEM and The Right to Repair
Discussion Panel Leaders: Larry Feenstra – Jessy Cabrera – Jose Zambrano – Uriel Vargas – Sergio Landin

Submitting to AAMI for CEU Credits for Attendees

Date: March 14, 5:30pm through 10pm

Location: Kaiser Permanente Ontario OMC Conference Center Trailer Room CR1
2295 South Vineyard Ave, Ontario, CA 91761

Mini Vendor Fair: 16 Vendor Tables & Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities
Please contact Karie, Jose or Uriel to Reserve a Vendor Table Or Dinner Sponsorships
Sponsorship Details

Charge per Attendee: None So Long as we Get a Dinner Sponsor

Join or Renew Your 2018 CMIA Membership prior to Attendance

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2017 CMIA Educational Conference

2017 CMIA Educational ConferenceThe Doubletree by Hilton, Sacramento

We are proud to announce that California Medical Instrumentation Association will be hosting the 2017 CMIA Educational Conference at The Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento on Friday October 27, 2017 with a River Boat Cruise Networking event on Thursday October 26, 2017.

Starting Thursday October 26th, CMIA will be hosting a networking event aboard the River City Queen cruising down the Sacramento River with all you can eat and drink buffet. On Friday October 27th, six educational tracks will be starting at 7:30 am and running through 3:30 pm, followed by Happy Hour and The Joint Commission Keynote. The awards dinner, typically the highlight of the conference will wrap up the day starting at 6:30 pm. Please join us for a day full of education and fun!

Conference Registration

Don’t forget to reserve your room at the Doubletree under the CMIA Group Block
Be sure to mention you are with California Medical Instrumentation Association.
Reservations are $115/night!!

Reserve A Room
You can also reserve a room by calling 916-929-8855.

If you have questions, please contact Jenn Nichols at jennie_nichols@yahoo.com or 818-383-7728

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SoCal BMETs Get2gether & CMIA San Diego Chapter Meeting

SoCal BMETs Get2gether & CMIA San Diego Chapter MeetingMCCS Camp Pendleton - Del Mar Beach Resort

Saturday, April 26th
9am – 6pm

We will be combining our semi-annual SoCal BMETs Get2gether with the bi-monthly CMIA-SD Chapter meeting. All are invited and encourage to attend and bring your families.

One of the sponsors of this event is Spacelabs Healthcare. Training will be conducted on “Networking/Server Virtualization/Disaster Recovery”

There will be entertainment for your kids while you attend the training. We will also have some friendly competition amongst shops and /or teams in beach volleyball, beach cornhole, etc.

Looking for other CMIA corporate members or anyone interested, to help sponsor and make this a memorable and enjoyable event.

Please direct all base access questions to Mike Soliven at michaeljames.r.soliven.mil@mail.mil or 760-450-5951.

2017 Spring MD Expo

MD Expo Spring 2017Irvine, CA

Come see us at Booth 701. Be a part of the premier conference for healthcare technology management by presenting an educational session at MD Expo Irvine, April 9-11, 2017.

We encourage our customers to use the VIP pass (link below) for complimentary admission to the show on our behalf. We hope to see you there!

Click here for your VIP Pass!

Please note: This VIP pass is ONLY applicable to those individuals employed within a hospital, healthcare facility, students or military.

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CMIA Capital Chapter: Christmas Casino Night

CMIA Capital Chapter: Christmas Casino NightSacramento, CA

Friday, December 9
6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Courtyard Sacramento Cal Expo
1782 Tribute Road
Sacramento, CA 95815

MEMBERS ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE

  1. Luxury Dinner will be served.
  2. Casino Night fun.
  3. Toys for Tots:  Bring an unwrapped toy to be donated for Toys4Tots.  Toy must not be a gun/weapon, and must not be a stuffed animal.
  4. White Elephant: Bring a gift to exchange with others participating in this fun game, make the gift to be at least $10 value and at max $500 🙂
  5. Raffles:  Playing casino games will win you raffle tickets.
  6. Bar:  We will be giving away tickets for the bar at the entrance when you register, then you can buy as much as you want if you are staying at the discounted rate rooms for CMIA.
  7. We will have discounted rate rooms for those planning to stay.

Charges:
Active Members for 2017: FREE
Non-active Members or guests: $25 (will not be used against membership next year, so try to renew membership before the party)

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CMIA Inland Empire: End of the Year Event

CMIA Inland Empire: End of the Year EventDave & Buster's, Ontario, CA

Dave & Buster’s, 4821 Mills Circle, Ontario, CA 91764

November 17.2016
Time: 6 pm

2017 Elections will be held for Officers

Dinner served at 6 pm

After Dinner
1 Shuffleboards Table
3 Pool Tables

Free to CMIA Members
Dinner Sponsors:

  • 3 West Medical
  • QRS Solutions
  • USOC Medical
  • ZRG LLC

Come Join Us !!!

Food Ordered for 60 People so Please RSVP!
RSVP via EVITE!

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CMIA Weekend Training

CMIA Weekend Training - Toshiba America Medical SystemsIrvine, CA

This weekend training class will cover Vascular, CT, MRI, and Ultrasound.

This class will be free of charge to all CMIA members. Non-members will be able to join at the training
center and can participate in the training.

The class will start at 9740 Irvine Blvd. Irvine, CA 92618 from 9:00AM-3:00PM.

Lunch will be sponsored by Toshiba America Medical Systems.

Transportation between sites will be provided by Toshiba America Medical Systems, you have the
option to use your personal vehicle.

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43rd Annual CAHPMM Conference

43rd Annual CAHPMM ConferenceShell Beach, CA

QRS will be exhibiting as a vendor at the 43rd Annual California Association of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Managers (CAHPMM) Conference, October 18th-20th, 2016. We invite you to join us and our California Supply Chain colleagues for a great time of networking and education on the latest trends and issues facing today’s supply chain.

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Fall CMIA Educational Conference

Fall CMIA Educational ConferenceTown & Country Resort located at 500 Hotel Circle North in San Diego

We are excited to announce the 2016 Fall CMIA Educational Conference in San Diego on Friday October 14, 2016!

We will be offering 10 hands-on classes on various subjects including HL-7, Power Quality, Cybersecurity, OSI Tables, Alternative Equipment Maintenance, Bladder Scanners, Philips Epic, Laser Safety and Maintenance and Basics of Networking. Click here for full schedule, session abstracts, and registration. The registration cost is $50/person which included lunch and dinner on Friday. Take a moment to sign up now before the limited seating is sold out!!

The conference will be held at the Town & Country Resort located at 500 Hotel Circle North in San Diego. A negotiated rate of $139/night has been reserved for conference attendees through September 13th, so register soon before the conference block is sold out.

Reserve your hotel room

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MD Fall EXPO

MD Fall EXPO 2016New England, CT

MDEXPO, New England will be held at the Mohegan Sun Casino Resort. Meet the EQ2 Team at booth 319, and see the latest new products in action. EQ2 will also be showing their latest CMMS products.

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CMIA Inland Empire Chapter Meeting: Topic Clinical Troubleshooting for Patient Monitoring

CMIA Inland Empire Chapter Meeting: Topic Clinical Troubleshooting for Patient MonitoringKP Fonatna

Summary: How many times have you woke up at 3am to a staff nurse needing assistance with their beside monitor? Perhaps the blood pressure isn’t working or maybe the ECG leads aren’t showing up on the screen. Many of these calls can be avoided by teaching your nurses the basics. Please join me in learning how you can better educate your nursing staff.

Purpose: This presentation will provide attendees with a working knowledge of Patient Monitoring Systems for the purpose of basic equipment malfunction identification and correction.

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OR Today Surgical Conference

OR Today Surgical ConferenceChicago, IL

Introducing the inaugural OR Today Live! Surgical Conference. OR Today has been approved and is licensed to be a Continuing Education Provider with the State of California Board of Registered Nursing; License No. CEP 16623. This conference will bring together perioperative leaders for a dynamic event that fosters solutions for the prevailing challenges, regulations and culture changes facing the surgical suite and the professionals called on to manage the business decisions and patient care within the OR.

In our current health care era, leaders are being called upon to establish quality-focused practices and strategies. OR Today Live! offers a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders, address challenges, network with influential colleagues, hone management skills, discover new resources and services, and ultimately deliver solutions to improve the performance of your facility. See the benefits of attending OR Today Live!

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QRS Solutions at the CABMET 2016 Symposium

CABMET 2016 SymposiumChildren’s Hospital Colorado

QRS will have a booth at the Vendor Fair and be offering a training class on Friday, August 5th from 1400-1500.

Training Class Description:

Presented by Rigel Medical and QRS Solutions

Starting with a brief historical review of surgical generators; “Turn up the Bovie”, discussion will then cover basic terminology and operational principles, including how to test with a manual process and associated tips.

The importance of accurate ESU testing will be covered along with associated patient safety measures.

Analyzers featuring automation will be covered, along with their benefits of data management and traceability. During the presentation, active demonstrations will be given utilizing an automated ESU analyzer and the latest generator introduction from Covidien, the Valleylab TM FT10 FT Series Energy Platform.

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ICE 2016 Imaging Conference & Expo

ICE 2016 Imaging Conference & ExpoChicago, IL

Navigating the Future for Imaging Service Professionals The Imaging and Conference Expo (ICE) is the only conference dedicated to Imaging Service Professionals including Technicians and Directors of Imaging Services. ICE offers valuable continued education certification from ASRT, and keeping in line with our successful conferences in the past, offer world-class presentations and instructors.

There will be complimentary admission for all hospital employees, who will get to experience the same warm hospitality and first-rate production. Whether it’s valuable continued education, productive networking or the exclusive exhibit hall, attendees will have the perfect opportunity to enhance their careers and spend time with colleagues.

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AAMI 2016 – Tampa, FL

AAMI ConferenceTampa, FL

Please visit our partners’ booths; Datrend Systems booth #316,Rigel Medical booth #510 and EQ2 booth #506 at the 2016 AAMI Conference in Tampa, FL showcasing its biomedical instruments and devices for hospitals, clinics, and medical equipment manufacturers.

rigel_medical_logoComplimentary Expo Pass:
Compliments of Rigel Medical, this 3-day pass – a value of $50 – includes access to the AAMI 2016 General Sessions, Expo Hall, AAMI’s Career Center! Please click here to receive your complimentary pass to the show!
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CMIA Inland Empire Chapter Meeting

CMIA Inland Empire Chapter MeetingRelands, CA

Join us for our next CMIA Inland Empire Chapter Meeting at the Loma Linda Heart and Surgery Center (26780 Barton Rd, Redlands, CA 92373).

Presenter:
Conquest Imaging

Sponsor:
Conquest Imaging

Topic:
NFPA99-Electrical Safety (across modalities)

Time: 5:45PM to 8:30PM

Dinner will be provided!!

MD Expo 2016 – Dallas, TX

MD Expo Spring 2016Dallas, TX

MD Expo Dallas is less than 3 WEEKS away! Don’t miss the chance to join over 600 of your Clinical Engineering/Biomed Colleagues for Continuing Education, Networking, and the Latest Technology!

VIP_MDExpoDallasSpring_QRSRegister for Free at
mdexposhow.com
ENTER PROMO CODE:
15MDES302

The Spring 2016 MD Expo will be held at the Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, Texas. QRS Solutions along with top manufacturers Datrend, Rigel and EQ2 will have booths at the expo. Please come a visit us at Booth 301 to meet the team and see the latest products in person!

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CMIA Capital Chapter Meeting

CMIA Capital Chapter MeetingUC Davis Medical Center - Sacramento, CA

Please be reminded that our next Capitol chapter CMIA meeting is on April 21st at 5:30PM. Please plan to attend.

We would like to thank Philips for sponsoring this event. More information about educational presentation to come soon.

We will be meeting at UC Davis Medical Center – PSSB Conference room in the basement: 2315 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Please RSVP so we order food accordingly.

Best, CMIA Capitol Chapter.

CMIA San Joaquin Valley Chapter Meeting

CMIA San Joaquin Valley Chapter MeetingYosemite Falls Café - Fresno, CA

Join us at the next SJVC meeting on Thursday, April 14 at Yosemite Falls Café (4278 West Ashlan Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722).

Masimo’s – Lezlie Russo, Will be discussing “Brain Function Monitoring”. With this newest technology of high quality EEG data. SedLine provides continuous information about both sides of the brain and provides information about response to Anesthesia. This Patient State Index (PSI) has been shown to help physicians manage patients significantly faster emergence from Anesthesia and Recovery.

Come enjoy an evening with our vendor fair hosted by many well-known companies in our Biomedical communities. Meet other members of our chapter, as well some that visit from other state CMIA chapters. We will be offering a dinner and educational speaker as a part of your membership.

Any questions please on vendor tables, or location. Please contact Brad Carrott @ (831)345-0372

Hope to see you there. Remember you can register on line only as a member by going to: www.CMIA.org.

Please – remember to add yourself under San Joaquin Chapter.

CMIA Los Angeles Chapter Meeting

CMIA Los Angeles Chapter MeetingCedars-Sinai Medical Center - Los Angeles, CA

Happy Spring all! It’s that time of year, again! Please join us for our April 2016 chapter meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 6 PM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The theme of the meeting is Spring Break 2016?! Please wear your favorite Spring Break outfit and be entered into a raffle with a chance to win great giveaways! As always, there will be wonderful food, beverages, desserts and raffle prizes. We want to increase the number of members who registered at the last meeting so please bring a friend or colleague to sign up to be a CMIA member and receive membership perks! Our special guest speaker is Gene Chase from Quantum Bio Medical. After the presentation, we will have a question and answer session! Shortly after, we will raffle prizes! Come to get educated and meet others in our industry! We are looking forward to seeing you all and informing you of fun and important events coming up in the next 2 months! See you soon!

San Diego Chapter Meeting

San Diego Chapter MeetingCamp Pendleton

1st Meeting of 2016.

Presenter/Sponsor: QRS Solutions – Dave Heiselt

Topic: Electrosurgical preventative maintenance overview with an emphasis on high frequency leakage and the IEC 60601-2-2 standard.

Location: Camp Pendleton. (More Details Coming Soon, check the San Diego CMIA website for additional details)

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CMIA Education Conference – Fresno, CA

2016 CMIA Education ConferenceFresno, CA

The 2016 CMIA Educational Conference will be Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel in Fresno, CA. The conference offers six hands-on training classes (8 hours each) and a certificate upon completion. Breakfast and lunch is included and a special awards dinner will be held Friday evening. See the event website for more information.

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CMIA Inland Empire Totally Kids Gift Donation

CMIA Inland Empire Totally Kids Gift DonationLoma Linda, CA

The Inland Empire chapter of the CMIA (California Medical Instrumentation Association) is joining the Totally Kids Christmas Party at noon on December 12, 2015. CMIA Inland Empire Chapter will be donating gifts per the gift list request of the staff at Totally Kids, to aid the programs they offer!

Please join us to present the gifts purchased by CMIA.

Totally Kids® Rehabilitation Hospital
1720 Mountain View Ave.
Loma Linda, CA 92354

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MD EXPO Las Vegas 2015

MD EXPO 2015Las Vegas, NV

The Fall 2015 MD Expo will once again be held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come along, meet the team and see our latest new products in action. EQ2 will also be showing their latest CMMS products.

CMIA Capitol Area Chapter Meeting

CMIA Capitol Area Chapter MeetingSacramento, CA

Meeting co-sponsored by Nihon Kohden
Our October meeting promises to be again a very exciting one:
“The Challenges of Infant Monitoring” will be the topic of the presentation given by Tim Larsen, Sales, Nihon Kohden

When: 5:30 PM
Where: Mercy General Hospital on J Street in Sacramento

CMIA Capitol Area Chapter Meeting

CMIA Capitol Area Chapter MeetingSacramento, CA

Meeting sponsored by Philips

Philips is our meeting sponsor and has their Dr. Adam Seiver, Chief of Medical Affairs for Therapeutic Care at Philips speak to us on: “Healthcare Information Management in Critical Care – trends and emerging technologies”

When: 5:30 PM
Where: Mercy General Hospital on Mission Conference Room located at the exterior of the Rehab unit next to H Street

 

CMIA Bay Area Chapter Meeting

CMIA Bay Area Chapter MeetingOakland, CA

Conquest Imaging will present maintenance strategies to meet ACR accreditation standards in Ultrasound. More details will be available soon!
When: 6:00 PM
Where: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
350 Hawthorne Ave. Oakland, 94609
in Conference Rooms, Fir 1 & 2 located
in the Main Hospital.

MD EXPO Las Vegas 2014

MD EXPO 2014Las Vegas, NV

The Fall 2015 MD Expo will once again be held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come along, meet the team and see our latest new products in action. If you are attending the MD Expo in Las Vegas, NV, don’t forget to stop by and visit with us at the QRS Calibratrions booth, the Datrend Systems and the Rigel Medical Booths to see what’s new in biomedical instruments and devices.

MD EXPO Nashville, TN 2015

MD EXPO 2015Nashville, TN

MDEXPO, Nashville, TN March 29 to 31, 2015 from the moment we kickoff the MD Expo at the Welcome Reception to when we wrap-up with the MD Expo After Party, this conference will be non-stop. Filled with countless opportunities to network and prospect for new business, MD Expo is designed to connect you with current and new customers alike.

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CMIA Annual Symposium

CMIA Annual SymposiumSan Diego, CA

QRS Calibrations, along with their partners, Datrend Systems, Rigel Medical and EQ2 HEMS will be exhibiting our full range of Biomedical test devices and CMMS Software. Come along to booth 40 to find how to integrate our test devices with commonly used CMMS systems.

CMIA Annual Symposium San Diego, CA 2015

CMIA Annual SymposiumSan Diego, CA

QRS Calibrations, along with their partners, Datrend Systems, Rigel Medical and EQ2 HEMS will be exhibiting our full range of Biomedical test devices and CMMS Software. Come along to booth 40 to find how to integrate our test devices with commonly used CMMS systems.

MD EXPO Orlando, FL  2014

MD EXPO 2015Orlando, FL

From the moment we kickoff the MD Expo at the Welcome Reception to when we wrap-up with the MD Expo After Party, this conference will be non-stop. Filled with countless opportunities to network and prospect for new business, MD Expo is designed to connect you with current and new customers alike. Stop by and visit with us at Datrend to see what’s new in biomedical instruments and devices.

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MD EXPO Nashville, TN 2013

MD EXPO 2015Nashville, TN

We kickoff the MD Expo at the Welcome Reception to when we wrap-up with the MD Expo After Party, this conference will be non-stop. Filled with countless opportunities to network and prospect for new business, MD Expo is designed to connect you with current and new customers alike. Come by and visit the Datrend booth and look at our latest biomedical devices at this year’s MD Expo in Nashville, TN.

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AAMI CONFERENCE & EXPO 2015, DENVER, CO

AAMI Conference & ExpoLong Beach, CA

QRS Calibrations, Datrend Systems, Rigel Medical will be showcasing its biomedical instruments and devices for hospitals, clinics and medical equipment manufacturers at this year’s AAMI Conference at sunny Long Beach, CA.

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MD EXPO Las Vegas 2012

MD EXPO 2012Las Vegas, NV

The Fall 2012 MD Expo will be held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Come along, meet the team and see our latest new products in action. Visit the QRS Calibrations, Datrend Systems and the Rigel Medical booths during your three-day event meant to expand your technical knowledge, teach ground-breaking industry developments, and help you grow as a service professional.