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    I was wondering if any of your sites use Curlin Painsmart PCA and Epidural pumps and in particular who do you purchase consumables and accessories from?
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    I am looking for service experience with respect to Zoll’s X Series defibrillators. Just wondering if others are experiencing any problems with cracked handles or faceplate membrane issues?

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Early Bird Discount Extended to Apirl 8! Register Now for CMBEC 37 in Vancouver

Registration is now open for CMBEC 37. The conference will be held at the Marriot Renaissance Harbourside Hotel in Vancouver, BC May 20-23, 2014. Furthermore, we're pleased to announce that Jennifer Arntorp, Director of Operations / General Manager at Sorin Group Canada Inc. will be our first keynote speaker.

A 10% early bird discount is available until April 8, 2014. For more details and a full list of registration options please visit the registration page. Please remember to sign into your CMBES Network account to receive your member's discount.

Register Now for the Next CMBES Webinar (@ Friday, April 25, 2014)!
"Integrating Infusion Pumps - Fully Integrated at Minnesota Children's Hospital"

CMBES is pleased to announce, Integrating Infusion Pumps (Part 3) - Fully Integrated at Minnesota Children's Hospital, the next in our webinar series. You may register for this webinar through the CMBES Network. You can also view and register for other upcoming webinars on the Events page. Members receive a registration discount and student members can register for free, but you must log in to your CMBES Network account before registering. Finally, if you missed a previous webinar you may purchase a recording from the CMBES Store.



Sarah Giga, Clinical Application Integration Manager, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Bobbie Carroll, Director of Nursing Informatics and Patient Safety, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

 Overview: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the small group of organizations that have fully integrated infusion pumps with orders, verification, autoprogramming, and documentation. Successes like this contribute directly to efforts of other organizations that will follow the same path. This perspective will reveal what integration looks like several months after implementation. Presenters from Minnesota Children's Hospital will key-in on areas such as lessons learned, what works well, challenges, and resources required to maintain the new paradigm. They wil discuss the clinical impact and how data is used to improve processes. (more)

CMBES and COMP are bringing the IUPESM World Congress to Canada!

CMBES (a member of International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering - IFMBE), along with the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (a member of International Organization for Medical Physics - IOMP) will be jointly hosting the 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (June 7 to June 12, 2015) in Toronto.

For more information please visit, or follow the World Congress on Twitter and Facebook.

If you're interested in joining the Organizing Committee contact the Secretariat at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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CMBES Newsletter - New edition is now available!

Latest edition of the CMBES Newsletter is now available for your reading pleasure.

Clinical Engineering Standards of Practice (CESOP) is available to download!

You can now download a copy of the CESOP from CMBES Store. CMBES members: please log In to your account to get it for free!

CMBES Discussion Forums

CMBES List server is replaced by the new CMBES discussion forums. Come join the discussions! This is the tool we have been looking for and it will grow with your participation.

Please log in to your CMBES Network account (create a free account, if you don't have one). And then select Forum from the "go to" menu.

CMBES Members: Get Fit for Less with the Engineer Wellness Corporate Program

CMBES, in co-operation with the Engineering Institute of Canada and Goodlife Fitness, is proud to present a discounted rate for Goodlife Memberships to our members. Visit the Goodlife Fitness Engineer Wellness Site for details!

CMBES Shirts for Sale 

While quantities last, purchase a CMBES shirt and help promote the Society. Shirts are available in S, M, L, XL and XXL.
  • Golf Shirts: $35.00 ($40.00 for XXL)
  • T-shirts: $25.00 ($28.00 for XXL)
 (plus $15.00 for shipping and handling )
Click CMBES Store to purchase one today! 

CMBES Call for Volunteers

CMBES is seeking enthusiastic and committed volunteers who wish to contribute their skills, experience and vision to serve on various committees and sub-committees.  The value of your contribution is priceless for CMBES and you will also have valuable opportunity to increase your network within your profession, while promoting and supporting the increase of scientific, technical and other pertinent knowledge in biomedical engineering. Please contact the Secretariat at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

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