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Medical Devices

Profile

Matt Baretich provides incident investigation and expert witness services related to medical technology and healthcare facilities. He has more than 30 years of experience in clinical engineering, healthcare facilities engineering, and forensic engineering. He is a prolific writer and presenter in his profession. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering (B.S.), Biomedical Engineering (M.S.), and Hospital and Health Administration (Ph.D.), with doctoral dissertation research in medical technology management. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE), a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), and a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS).

Education & Licenses

Ph.D., Hospital and Health Administration, University of Iowa.
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Iowa State University.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University.
Registered Professional Engineer (PE), State of Colorado.
Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE), Healthcare Technology Certification Commission.
Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM), AHA Certification Center.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), AHA Certification Center.
Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS), Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety
Founder, Past-President, and Fellow of the American College of Clinical Engineering.
Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.
Recipient of the 2008 Marvin D. Shepherd Patient Safety Award, ACCE Healthcare Technology Foundation.