Biomedical Engineering Division

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Adresse

Bd de la Cluse 77
1205 Geneva
Switzerland

Hervé Jacquemoud
Hervé Jacquemoud
Head of Division

Mission of the Biomedical Engineering Division

The mission of the Biomedical Engineering Division (BED) is to:

  • Provide technological monitoring and technical advice to doctors and the General Directorate.
  • Plan applications for the acquisition and updating of medical equipment and medical/technical platform restructuring.
  • Coordinate the procedures for equipment acquisition, needs analysis, installation and operational implementation with respect to the users, and technical and IT services.
  • Be a guarantor of the suitability of the purchasing process with respect to the needs of patients and users and with respect to institutional and regulatory constraints.
  • Lead multi-professional working groups in the context of technical studies of materials or medical/technical platforms.
  • Participate in construction projects and manage the equipment program during the construction project study and implementation phases.
  • Provide an evaluation of the risks related to its area of activity and the proper functioning of the equipment.
  • Implementation and monitoring of medical devices vigilance prescriptions (the Head of the Biomedical Engineering Division is the HUG medical device vigilance correspondent with respect to SwissMedic).
Last update : 14/06/2022