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Creating New Opportunities for Military Personnel: Dawn Griffin

Here, Dawn Griffin, chief human resources and diversity officer at TRIMEDX, elaborates on how the company’s new partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) can change the lives of military members for the better and give them the core skills to join the civilian workforce.

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Wireless Data Transmission Issues

In case you haven’t noticed, everything is going wireless. The telephone has gone wireless. Your computers can be connected to the Internet via wireless. Your stereo speakers can now be wireless. And your television, which was wireless, then was wired to cable, is going wireless again. It seems inevitable that these same technologies enabling wireless […]

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Training Biomedical Professionals in IT

As repair and modification of medical instrumentation become more complex and involve many diverse technologies, it has become increasingly important for retraining opportunities to be readily available for experienced biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs) and clinical engineers (CEs). Information technology (IT), the IT network, networking technologies, and communication over the network represent important areas for retraining. […]

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Managing Projects in a Shared Environment

Today, clinical engineering is in the early phases of what will be a true revolution in health care in the 21st century. We are already experiencing some of the disorienting effects of simultaneous and escalating changes in medical technology, information technology, national health care policy and economics, population demographics, and professional identity. These changes are […]

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Analyzing the Clinical Lab

Centrifuges are one of the low-level lab equipment items that fall under a biomed’s purview. Biomeds have traditionally found clinical laboratories intimidating places—a view justified by the large amount of biohazardous materials, technical scientific jargon, and sophisticated pieces of equipment. But just as gloves and goggles can offer physical protection, education and knowledge provide a […]

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Managing Device Modifications in the Field

In a perfect world, medical devices would never need to be modified for recalls, corrective actions, or upgrades. But in the quest for device perfection, it is important to recognize that even with the best design and foresight applied to a product’s use, something can go wrong with a piece of equipment, requiring some type […]

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