Matt Baretich has nearly forty years of experience in applying engineering and management skills within the healthcare delivery system. He has held positions at the Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters (Norfolk VA), the University of Iowa Center for Health Services Research, and the University of Colorado Hospital (Denver). Since 1997 he has been a private consultant in the following areas:

Clinical Engineering: Healthcare technology management, program evaluation, standards compliance, medical equipment planning, and CE-IT convergence.

Facilities Engineering: Healthcare facilities management, program evaluation, standards compliance, and construction project management.

Forensic Engineering: Incident investigation, litigation support, and expert witness service for cases in which medical devices or building systems may have contributed to an adverse event.

Dr. Baretich is a registered Professional Engineer, a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE), a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM). He holds a BS in electrical engineering, an MS in biomedical engineering, and a PhD in hospital and health administration, with doctoral research in medical technology management.

Matt is a prolific writer and speaker. He is, most recently, author of the 2015 edition of the AAMI Electrical Safety Manual. He has served on the faculty for technical workshops in Latin America and has been a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on Health Technology.

Principal Consultant.

Healthcare Technology Management and Planning Consultants

Matthew F. Baretich, P.E., Ph.D.