Biomedical Organizations


List of Organizations, which are progressing and developing the field of Bio- Sciences / Biomedical Engineering


American Society for Healthcare Engineering

Organization for facilities managers, engineers, clinical engineering/medical equipment managers, and professionals in the fields of health care design and construction, and safety


Atlanta Area Biomedical Association


Australian Society For Biomaterials

The national focus for research, education, development and regulation of biomaterials and medical devices.


BIOCOM San Diego

Regional trade association for the many biotechnology, medical device, and bio-agriculture companies in San Diego County.


Case Western Reserve University Biomedical Engineering Society


Council on Biomedical Research and Development

Consortium formed to enhance the field of biomedical research and assist emerging biotechnology firms in the region.


Danish Society for Biomedical Engineering

National society affiliated with the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering.


Institute of Biomedical Engineering Technology (IBET)

Establis hed to assist Biomedical Engineering Technologists and Technicians in the management of biomedical or clinical engineering technology.


Institute of Biomedical Science

IBMS is the professional body for biomedical scientists in all fields of work, including medical laboratory scientific officers, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine


North Central Biomedical Association (NCBA)

Provides a forum for medical professionals on the biomedical engineering and technician levels.


Society for Biomaterials

Professional society which promotes advances in all phases of materials research and development in the biomaterials field.


Southern California Biomedical Council

Industry association whose mission is to encourage networking and promote medical research and manufacturing.


Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute

Promotes Texas' medical technology industry.




Other Links


Biomedical Equipment Society Links

American College of Clinical Engineering

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE)

Arkansas - Arkansas Association for Healthcare Engineering (AAHE)

Arizona - Arizona Biomedical Association (ABA)
Georgia - Atlanta Area Biomedical Association (AABA)
California - Orange County Biomedical Equipment Technicians Society (OCBMETS)

California - California Medical Instrumentation Association (CMIA)

District of Columbia - National Capital Healthcare Engineering Society (ASHE-AHA)
Florida - Central Florida Biomedical Instrumentation Society (CFBIS)
Florida - Florida Biomedical Society (FBS)

Indiana - Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University (DBE)

Missouri - Gateway Biomedical Society (GBS)

Maryland - Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society (BMETS)

Michigan - Michigan Medical Device Association (MMDA)

Michigan - Michigan Society of Clinical Enginnering (MSCE)
National Capital Healthcare Engineering Society (NCHES)

Nebraska / Iowa - Heartland Biomedical Association (Nebraska / Iowa)
Nebraska - Heartland Biomedical Association (HBA)

New England Society of Clinical Engineering (NESCE)

New Jersey - New Jersey Association of Clinical Engineering Specialists (NJACES)

New York & Pennsylvania - NY/PENN Biomedical Society

Northern New England Society of Biomedical Technology (NNESBT)

North Carolina - North Carolina Biomedical Association (NCBA)
North Central Biomedical Association
Pennsylvania -American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)

Pennsylvania - Hospital Association of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania - Mid-Eastern Pennsylvania Clinical Instrumentation Society

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Area Medical Instrumentation Association (PAMIA)

Tennessee - The East Tennessee Biomedical Association (ETBA)

Tennessee - Middle Tennessee Bio Medical Association (MTBMA)

Texas - Biomedical Engineering Society of Texas (BEST)

Texas - North Texas Biomedical Association (NTBA)

Texas - South East Texas Clinical Engineering Society (SETCES)

United Services Association of Military - Trained BMETs (USAMB)
Virginia - Virginia Biomedical Association (VBA)
Washington - Washington State Biomedical Association (WSBA)

Wisconsin - Biomedical Association of Wisconsin (BAW)



Professional Societies and Foundations



International Associations:

Australian Biomedical Engineering

Denmark - Danish Society of Biomedical Engineering

Finland - Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering

Iceland - Icelandic Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBE)

South Africa - Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa

United Kingdom - EBME

United Kingdom - Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)




Alberta Canada - Alberta Clinical Engineering Society (ACES)
Clinical Engineering Service NSAHO, Nova Scotia Canada
Institute of Biomedical Engineering Technology (IBET)




Biomedical Reference Links


Code of Federal Regulations

Compressed Medical Gases

EBME Articles on Cardiac Output, Tonometry, Pulse Oximetry and Capnometry/Capnography

ECRI - Emergency Care Research Institute

EC Online - Safety Management Services, Inc.

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Testing of Medical Devices

FDA/CDRH Recommendations for EMC/EMI in Healthcare Facilities

FDA - Patient Safety News

Health Science Libraries Consortium (HSLC)

Institute of Biomedical Engineering Technology

Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organization

Scientific Enterprises (Clinical & Biomedical Engineering Resources)

The MedWeb (United Kingdom)




United States:

Clinical Engineering Department of St. Joseph Health Services, R.I.
Clinical Engineering, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Duke University Medical Center Clinical Engineering

Med Watch - The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program
Kettering Medical Center
Temple University Health System Biomedical Engineering Department
Wright-Patterson AFB Medical Equipment Repair Center(MERC)





Department of Biomedical Engineering at McGill University
Department of Clinical Engineering at the University of Alberta Hospitals
The Toronto Hospital-Medical Engineering





The BCIT Biomedical Engineering Technology Program

Caldwell Community College Biomedical Equipment Technology Program
Caldwell Community College Biomedical Students Association
Department Of Biomedical Engineering at McGill University
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems at Drexel University
Diagnostic Imaging Technical Education Center, Inc. (DITEC)
Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University
Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University
PennState NK Campus Biomedical Engineering Technology
Radiological Services Training Institute (RSTI)
Stony Brook University Biomedical Engineering






ESA - Employment Standards Distraction (Federal) - Allied with American Hospital Association and Affiliated Organizations





Government & Regulatory:

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
FedWorld (U.S. Government Resources)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Joint Commision on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Medical Device Reporting
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology)




Independent Service Organizations:

Imaging Associates, Inc.
Susquehanna Micro Inc




Original Equipment Manufactururs:


Abbott Hospital Products Division
Aeros Instruments
Alaris (IMED/IVAC) Medical Systems
Analytical Spectral Devices
Armstrong Medical Industries
ATS Laboratories, Inc.
Automated BioSystems
B. Braun McGaw
Ballard Medical
Baxter Healthcare
Beckman Instruments
BCI International
Bio-Tek Instruments
Clincal Dynamics
ConMed Corporation
Crown International
Dale Technology, Inc.
Executone Information Systems
Fisher Scientific
GE Medical Systems (GE Marquette)
Hewlett-Packard Medical
Hitachi Instruments
Hospital Communications Systems, Inc.
i-STAT Corporation
Intratek Corp.
IVAC (Alaris) Medical Systems
Marquette Electronics
Mectra Labs
Medical Data Electronics
Medical Video Systems, Inc.
Michigan Instruments
Millipore Corporation
Nellcor Puritan Bennett
Netech Corporation
North American Drager
Novametrix Medical Systems




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