Researchers are developing simple and inexpensive tools—like a do-it-yourself ventilator—to treat patients more effectively and prevent disease transmission in hospitals.
Category: Management Strategies
One of the most effective ways a biomed department can reduce the risk of imaging equipment downtime is by implementing an in-house first-call support system.Read More
Tom Citak Educating high school students about the opportunities available to them in the biomedical equipment technology field has been a passion of mine over the past decade. Working with electronic/computer instructors at three local vocational technical schools in Rhode Island has proven to be very worthwhile. Along with some assistance from fellow colleagues, we […]Read More
How often have users of technology sent you reports of failure, bad image quality, intermittent operation, ghosts, etc, that did not clearly explain the situation to enable isolation of the problem? Reports such as, we’re getting an alarm even though the patient is in normal sinus rhythm; the image was grainy, and I couldn’t get […]Read More
Collaborating with clinicians, developing equipment specs, research, and communication will assist biomeds in guiding the course of acquisitions.Read More
If your clinical engineering department is involved in the first discussions about all-new equipment purchases in your hospital, consider yourselves fortunate. If it is a given that you are the primary resource for equipment planning, then congratulate your department and thank your boss; you have succeeded in cutting through the political quagmire of hospital red […]Read More