Category: Career Advancement

Career Advancement


Happy 23rd Birthday, 24×7 Magazine!

1996: The year the U.S. women’s gymnastics team won Olympic gold in Atlanta, Bill Clinton was elected president of the United States, and Netanyahu took over as prime minister of Israel. Another occurrence also took place in 1996, and it’s one that has impacted the HTM field significantly: 24x7 Magazine premiered in print.

Career Advancement


The Time Has Come to Move Aside

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.

Celebrating 21 Years of Excellence

June marks a monumental month for 24×7 Magazine: The publication, which premiered in 1996, celebrates 21 years in print. A key reason for the magazine’s longevity is its cutting-edge and timely editorial, as evidenced by June’s focus on cybersecurity in healthcare—an issue that is garnering headlines across the globe right now.

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A Year in Review: Looking Back at 2016

Every year around this time, we take a step away from latest news in HTM to recap the events of the previous 12 months. In 2015, you may recall, the spotlight was on the challenges of IT integration and cybersecurity, as well as nagging issues surrounding alarm management. What issues dominated the headlines in 2016? Read on to find out.

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Gradian Health Systems: Elevating the Role of Biomeds in Global Surgery

Gradian Health Systems is a nonprofit social enterprise that seeks to improve access to surgical and anesthesia care worldwide. Based in New York with a global network stretching from the United Kingdom to Southeast Asia to sub-Saharan Africa, the Gradian team manufactures, sells, maintains, and trains users to operate the Universal Anaesthesia Machine.

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Izabella Gieras: From Legos to Leadership

Good fortune, parental influence, and perfect timing have been instrumental in guiding Izabella Gieras through her professional journey in life. But don’t underestimate the role hard work, passion, and personal interest have played in boosting her career, culminating in AAMI’s 2015 HTM Leader of the Year award.

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