Planning for Succession
Friday, April 12, 2019

With 10,000 baby boomers reaching retirement age every day and an increasing demographic shift from mechanical and hands-on professions, many healthcare organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to staff their biomed departments. Here, three HTM leaders share how they’re helping to find... .. read more..

AAMI Exchange 2019 Preview
Thursday, April 11, 2019

AAMI is hosting its renamed conference and expo, AAMI Exchange, from June 7-10 in Cleveland. In this 24x7 Magazine exclusive, we break down what's on the docket for this year's event. .. read more..

Why the HTM Field Needs to Stretch
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

With numerous healthcare technology innovations, such as the advent of AI, one would think that the HTM field would be managing such advances. But that's not always the case, maintains technology manager Jeffrey Ruiz. Here's why he says the HTM field needs to stretch. .. read more..

AAMI Announces Healthcare Technology Management Week Events
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

This year’s HTM Week, which will take place from May 19-25, is designed to encourage collaboration and professional development, as well as promote this vital career to a new generation of HTM professionals. .. read more..

Agiliti Awarded for Medical Laser Safety Achievements
Friday, April 5, 2019

Minneapolis-based Agiliti, Inc, a national provider of medical equipment management services to the healthcare industry, announces that it has been chosen as one of two recipients of the 2019 Board of Laser Safety’s prestigious Illumination Award. .. read more..

FDA Tackles Safety Framework for AI-Based Medical Devices
Friday, April 5, 2019

The U.S. FDA has announced steps to consider a new regulatory framework specifically tailored to promote the development of medical devices that use advanced artificial intelligence algorithms. .. read more..

Expert Roundtable: Biomedical Test Equipment
Thursday, April 4, 2019

In this expert roundtable, executives from four biomedical test equipment manufacturers sit down with 24x7 Magazine to discuss innovations in the test equipment sector and how HTM professionals should approach the handling and maintenance of test devices. .. read more..

[Sponsored] Market Research Opportunity
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Biomedical engineering professionals! Earn $300 for participating in a 60-minute market research phone interview.  The post [Sponsored] Market Research Opportunity appeared first on TechNation . .. read more..

A Day in the Life: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

In this article, Greg Joyner, director of biomedical engineering at Memphis, Tenn.-based St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, discusses the challenges of working in a high-stress pediatric environment and reveals how his team is collaborating with IT to improve the delivery of care. .. read more..

Growing a Career: The (Immense) Value of Student Internships
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

In this installment of “Growing a Career,” Penn State New Kensington educator Dr. Joie Marhefka discusses her program’s approach to student internships and shares why she believes it’s an approach others in HTM should emulate. .. read more..

FDA Addresses Medical Device Shortages Amid Sterilization Facility Closure
Monday, April 1, 2019

The FDA has announced steps to address potential medical device shortages due to the recent closure of a large sterilization facility in Illinois. Specifically, the agency is working to ensure that devices continue to be sterilized safely and that patients continue to have access to critical devi... .. read more..

Heroes of HTM: Binseng Wang—A ‘Jack of All Trades’
Monday, April 1, 2019

Despite the number of accolades following his name, Binseng Wang, ScD, CCE, fAIMBE, fACCE, doesn’t consider himself an industry hero. In fact, he’s downright uncomfortable with the thought. But when you get to know a little about Wang, you realize why he deserves the title he is so quick to shy a... .. read more..

ECRI Institute to Open International Medical Device Evaluation Center
Thursday, March 28, 2019

ECRI Institute is launching its first medical device evaluation laboratory outside the United States. The ECRI International Research Centre—which opens on Thursday, April 11, in Selangor, Malaysia—will evaluate medical devices used across all care settings in Europe and Asia. .. read more..

reLink Medical Promotes Scott Campbell to CFO/Chief Administrative Officer
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Twinsburg, Ohio-based reLink Medical announces the promotion of Scott Campbell to chief financial officer/chief administrative officer. Campbell brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in business management, accounting, operations, technology, and product innovation. .. read more..

The FDA in Flux
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

It’s been an eventful month at the FDA, to say the least. On March 5, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his impending resignation, with the FDA revealing just one week later plans to reorganize the Center for Devices and Radiological Health into one so-called “super office.” Chief editor ... .. read more..

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