William A. “Bill” Hyman, ScD, an esteemed clinical engineering professional and frequent 24x7 contributor, passed away this summer. In a statement, the American College of Clinical Engineering called Hyman a “dedicated professional— always generous and willing to share his extensive knowledge.”
For the first time, 24x7’s annual survey of job satisfaction and compensation queried respondents about their timeline for retirement in an effort to gauge the impending impact of the Boomer exodus from the workforce. The data confirmed what many in HTM already know intuitively to be true: Starting in about 5 years, the field will see a major wave of retirement lasting about a decade, although we’re already on the edge of the upswing.
Longmont, Colo.-based Acertara Acoustic Laboratories announces that it has received the latest version of accreditation from the American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 for ultrasound acoustic testing and calibration.
HTM veteran Heidi Horn recently made headlines for leaving her 20-plus-career at SSM Health—which “made me who I am,” she tells 24x7 Magazine—and transitioning to a new role at Nuvolo Technologies. Here, Horn reveals what led to AAMI naming her the 2019 “HTM Leadership Award” recipient.
In this article, Patrick Lynch, CBET, CCE, CHTM, University of Maryland Medical Center’s interim manager, biomed, shares what sets the department apart and how it uniquely navigates staffing challenges.
AAMI announces that its popular #IamHTM social media campaign won a silver EXCEL Award, an annual competition that recognizes excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing, and communications.