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Hrvatsko društvo za medicinsku i biološku tehniku (HDMBT) i Odjel za tehniku u medicini i biologiji (EMB18) Hrvatske sekcije IEEE pozivaju vas na predavanje

"New approaches to maintenance procedures of medical devices with measuring functions"

koje će održati Almir Badnjević direktor Verifikacionog Laboratorija „Verlab“ d.o.o. iz Sarajeva.

Predavanje će se održati u petak, 15. travnja 2016. godine u 12 sati u dvorani D-160. Posebno pozivamo studente preddiplomskog, diplomskog i poslijediplomskog studija. U nastavku slijedi kratak sažetak predavanja i životopis predavača.

Abstract: Medical devices with measuring functions play a crucial role in diagnostics and treatment of patients is health care establishments. Both the testing and manufacturing guidelines laid out in the medical devices directive MDD 93/42, as well as the recommendations for electrical medical equipment in IEC 60601 and IEC 62353 are largely not implemented. The majority of the guidelines that are being followed are those relating to the manufacturing and selling (as well as obtaining of the CE mark), while the precision and accuracy of medical devices in the subsequent period of use are not sufficiently monitored. The manufacturers, distributors and servicing companies do provide yearly service to those contracted establishments. However, while the aforementioned service includes part replacement, it does not include measurements of output parameters which are of vital interest to the patients. Part of the reason for the lack of focus on exit parameters by the servicing companies is that they do not possess the necessary equipment needed to perform said tasks, thereby compromising the entire process of preventative maintenance. Due to the aforementioned, in order to regulate this domain, state agencies and the affiliated measurement laboratories ought to perform independent inspection (verification) of medical devices with measurement functions according to ISO 17020 standards. This would effectively abolish the lobby and monopoly that manufacturing companies hold over medical device repair and thereby not only lower the cost due to unnecessary servicing, but it would ensure an increase in medical device reliability and safety and ultimately patient diagnosis and treatment.


Almir Badnjević: received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2015 from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. He is founder and director of Medical Devices Verification Laboratory VERLAB Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is also working as Assistant Professor at Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, International Burch University, Industry Expert at Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sarajevo and Lecturer of Doctorate level studies at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo. He is also leading as Executive Director Bosnia and Herzegovina Medical and Biological Engineering Society. His main research interests are Medical Devices and Biomedical Engineering. His publication include over 20 Book Chapters, international journals and conference papers.

Autor: Mario Cifrek
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