In this article, HTM veteran Rick Schrenker reflects on a previous article he wrote for 24x7 Magazine and shares why the COVID-19 pandemic may shape the industry for years to come.
Category: Prevailing Attitudes Maintenance
Let’s face it: It’s simply human nature to say things in frustration. But as HTM leaders, what you say to your subordinates matters—a lot. In this Soapbox, HTM director Carol L. Wyatt reveals the five statements a HTM leader should never make. Don’t miss out.Read More
Disagreement often ensues when the subject of bed maintenance by biomeds arises, reveals biomedical expert Patrick Lynch. In May’s The LynchPin column, Lynch lays out both arguments regarding HTM professionals handling bed maintenance and shares his personal opinions about the matter. Don’t miss out.Read More
In April’s installment of The LynchPin, biomedical expert Patrick Lynch discusses the power of choice. HTM professionals can, for instance, choose to become certified, seek another degree, help another technician or attend a professional conference. If they choose not to prioritize professional development, however, they may soon pay the price, Lynch says.Read More
The cost of healthcare is becoming a financial concern for almost every American—and it’s making people take notice of HTM professionals. After all, HTMs can make or break a healthcare organization, says Geoffrey Smith, CBET, in April’s Soapbox column. Here’s why.Read More
Do you frequently face the pressure of reducing maintenance costs? Do you spend most of your day trying to minimize downtimes? Is your facility facing a tough time reducing repair and maintenance costs? If these issues sound familiar to you, then here are six tips to help you keep your maintenance budget from exceeding your annual profits.Read More