Director of Clinical Engineering
WakeMed Health and Hospitals
George Reed is the Director of Clinical Engineering at WakeMed Health and Hospitals where he oversees medical devices lifecycle management, biomedical device integration (BMDI), and medical device security. George has been in this role for 16 months. He has 34 years of experience in the Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) field with various roles and experiences, including leading large programs at Thomas Jefferson Health and Hospitals, University of Maryland Medical Center and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, as well Healthcare Technology Management Sales. George began his career in the US Army where he was a biomedical trained technician and received an Associates in Biomedical Instrumentation, a Bachelors in Organizational Management, and a Masters in Healthcare Administration. George has given multiple lectures for AAMI, MD Expo, NCBA and Leadership Summits on multiple subjects, including alarm management and metrics for HTM departments. He is also Co-Chair on Medical Device Security for the North Carolina Health Information and Communication Alliance (NCHICA).