In a new top-10 list announced today, the ECRI Institute has identified data integrity failures in health IT systems as its leading patient safety concern. Also in the list are
As the medical equipment maintenance profession moves away from the mechanics of technology and places more emphasis on the management of technology, today’s biomedical technician needs a broader range of skills. Are education programs keeping pace?
In this Soapbox editorial, New York-based BMET Manny Jimenez makes the case for his opinion that certification should be required for all senior BMETs.
The CMS now allows alternatives to manufacturer recommended PM intervals for many types of devices. In response, The Joint Commission has added a new element of performance (EP) for deemed-status hospitals.
The benefits of local and regional associations of HTM professionals can yield many rewards for the biomed community. But without active participation by enough community members, the benefits will always be in peril.
A new website created by Milwaukee-based biomed Andrew Kremer will ultimately encompass information about jobs, education, and certification. For now, however, it is focusing on the needs of job seekers in healthcare technology management.
New PartsSource president and CEO Philip Settimi, MD, says his latest role is about merging scale and impact and giving his customers the Amazon experience.
Are you part of an outstanding clinical engineering department whose story is ready to be told? Do you have an idea for an article that your peers in the HTM community will rush to read? Then 24×7 wants to hear from you.
In 2006, WellSpan Health began a thrilling technological journey. Its path would eventually lead to the creation of a unique specialist group creating first-of-their-kind medical device integration projects.
In the previous installment of ICC Prep, we took a look at the basic structure and function of cells in the human body. In this article, we will examine how cells form new cells and review possible CBET exam questions about this process of cell division.