Category: Department Management

Department Management

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Bringing in New Blood

The HTM profession is facing a crisis at a time when healthcare organizations need these professionals more than ever. The problem? As the majority of biomeds near retirement age, there are not enough millennials to fill their shoes. Here, Dräger’s Rob Cermak shares how to identify and develop the next generation of HTM professionals.

Department Management

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A Day in the Life: Children’s Mercy

Here, Tri Q. Dang, BS, biomedical equipment tech III, team lead for Mo.-based Children’s Mercy Kansas City’s clinical engineering department, discusses what sets his team apart and how “teamwork” is more than just a department creed.

Department Management

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Cultivating a Workplace Culture of Excellence

A strong workplace culture in healthcare technology management can motivate staff, improve job satisfaction, and drive overall success. And in today's climate, such merits are even more important, experts say.

Recruitment, Retention

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HTM Talent Shortages: How to Recruit the Next Wave

Are you doing all you can to attract and retain qualified staff who are in high demand across the industry? Prepare for your clinical engineering department’s future by offering HTM pros what they’re looking for in an employer.

Salaries

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We Asked, You Answered

Every year, chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens gets numerous emails inquiring about 24x7 Magazine's ever-popular job compensation and salary survey, with readers asking whether their salaries are on par with their peers. Well, the results are in—as are readers' comments about the HTM field.

Succession Planning

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Planning for Succession

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 the next generation of talent.

Department Profiles

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A Day in the Life: Norton Healthcare

Here, Scott Skinner, Norton Healthcare’s system director of clinical engineering, reveals why his team has won numerous industry accolades and shares how the department’s reporting structure is a boon for operations—as well as patient safety.