Dave Dickey

Corporate Director, Clinical Engineering
McLaren Health Care
Dave Dickey is the Corporate Director, McLaren Clinical Engineering Services, and has been in the healthcare technology management field for the past 39 years. He earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1976, and his MS degree in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1978. Upon graduation, he became Hurley Medical Center’s (Flint, Michigan) first Biomedical Engineering Director, where he collaborated in funded research projects on non-organic failure to thrive infants while developing the BME program for the 600 bed facility. In 1984, he moved to Washington DC to become Director of Biomedical Engineering at the Washington Hospital Center, where he expanded the department’s role into nontraditional areas such as radiation safety, telecommunications and various shared biomedical services ventures. In 1997, he established Medical Technology Management, Inc., as an independent Clinical Engineering consulting firm, where he assisted over 25 hospitals and medical equipment product manufacturers in the development of their technology service delivery programs. As an outcome of a consulting engagement, Dave joined McLaren Health Care in 2002 as their Corporate Director of Clinical Engineering, where he is currently managing a healthcare technology program (for 12 hospitals) supporting over a half billion dollars of clinical equipment assets; device integration; equipment planning for new facilities; and developing an in-house service model for a proton beam treatment system. In 2006, Dave received his Clinical Engineering Certification from the ACCE-Healthcare Technology Certification Commission, and in 2012 achieved fellow status within the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2017, he became a Certified Healthcare Technology Manager.
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