Last week, GE Healthcare opened the College of HTM at the GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha, Wis. The College of HTM—which will provide both classroom and virtual training, as well as staged clinical environments—is currently available to GE employees only, with plans to expand outside the company in 2020.
As Dave Harrington prepares to step away from the 24x7 editorial board, he shares a few thoughts about how the biomed field should prepare itself to manage emerging technologies. It starts, he says, with reviewing technicians' present workload and dumping a good portion of it.
In this article, educator Paul T. Svatik, CBET-R, shares how Toledo, Ohio-based Owens State Community College set up its cooperative internship program for aspiring BMETs. It's a program, he says, that has been met with resounding success.
The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association has named NewYork-Presbyterian the 2018 Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award winner for its water safety management program. Specifically, the hospital created an enterprise-wide water management program that incorporates real-time data management and analytics tools.