Title and Affiliation
Founder, President, and Executive Director
Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy
Electronic medical records, medical device interoperability, system of systems engineering, mHealth, eHealth, pHealth, uHealth, patient safety, regulatory compliance, standards, conformance testing, product safety, product certification, process engineering and re-engineering, project management, quality improvement, quality management, engineering management, medical device and record security and compliance, wireless in healthcare
In the decades prior to entering academia (1975-2000), built and led successful business units providing strategic global biomedical engineering and healthcare information systems. Ran reliable and efficient business operations, product/services delivery, and new product development for in-house and outside customers though teamwork, mentoring, and innovation.
Since entering academia in 2000, developed a strong, multi-faceted role in teaching, research, publishing, funded-consultation, and both industry, community, and academic service.
2009 . Elevated to Fellow status, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
2007 – ACCE-HIMSS .Excellence in Clinical Engineering and Information Technology Synergies Award,. HIMSS Annual Conference, New Orleans
2007 – Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) Professional credential earned by 3-hr written and 2-hr oral examinations under the oversight of the Healthcare Technology Certification Board
2006 – ACCE Thomas O.Dea Clinical Engineering Advocacy Award, ACCE Annual Conference
2004 . Promoted to Senior Member, IEEE, by nomination and international committee review
Selected Journal Publications
Computer – “Ensuring Patient Safety in Wireless Medical Device Networks” (35:4 (2006) pp. 32-38) Gehlot and Sloane
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology – “Using a Decision Support System Tool for Healthcare Technology Assessments: Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Improve the Quality of Capital Equipment Procurement Decisions.” (23:3 (2004) pp. 42-55) Sloane
Omega – “Impact of process change on customer perception of waiting time – a field study” ( 32:1 (2004) pp. 77-83.) Luo, Liberatore, Nydick, Chung, and Sloane
Journal of Computers and Operations Research – “Using the analytic hierarchy process as a clinical engineering tool to facilitate an iterative, multidisciplinary, microeconomic health technology assessment” ( 30:10 (2003) pp. 1447-1465) Sloane, Liberatore, Nydick, Luo, and Chung
Journal of Healthcare Information Management – “Medical Decision Support Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process” (16:4 (2002) 38-43) with Liberatore, M. and Nydick, R.
Biomedical Instrumentation and Technology – “The Golden Age of Clinical Engineering: Digital Convergence and Information Technology Partnerships” (35:2 (2001) pp: 95-103)
Journal of Clinical Engineering – “Quality Management for a Nationwide Fleet of Rental Biomedical Equipment” 28:3 (2001) pp: 253-269.
Selected Conference Publications
Sloane, E., Way, T., Gehlot, V., and Beck, R. .System of systems issues for the 2008 US national Healthcare Information Network.s (NHIN) remote patient monitoring requirements. Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Systems Conference, Montreal, Canada. 7-9 April 2008.
Sloane, E., Beck, R. and Metzger, S. .AGSOA . Agile governance methodology for SOA-based systems of systems,. Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Systems Conference, Montreal, Canada. 7-9 April 2008.
Sloane, E. .Systems of systems engineering (SoSE) for the 21st century healthcare enterprise,. Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE Systems Conference, Montreal, Canada. 7-9 April 2008.
Sloane, E. .Successful Grant Writing Workshop: Understanding the grant reviewer.s .operator.s manual,. or How to succeed where others have failed.. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 2007 Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. 18-21 November 2007.
Sloane, E. .Healthcare technology leadership for the 21st Century,. . Proceedings of the joint Engineering in Physical Sciences in Medicine Annual (EPSM) and Australian Biomedical Engineering Councils (ABEC) 2007 Conference, Freemantle, Australia. 14-17 October, 2007.
Sloane, E. .New skills and tools for the successful 21st Century clinical engineer,. Proceedings of the joint Engineering in Physical Sciences in Medicine Annual (EPSM) and Australian Biomedical Engineering Councils (ABEC) 2007 Conference, Freemantle, Australia. 14-17 October, 2007.
Beck, R., Barnes, J., Metzger, S., and Sloane, E. .Agile governance methodology for SOA-basedsystems of systems. Proceedings of the 10th Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Systems Engineering Conference. San Diego, CA. 22-25 October, 2007.