With the need for skilled HTM professionals only rising, advanced training increasingly is falling on the private sector. Through on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and other incentives, companies can help fill the gap in biomed training and development while building a greater appreciation for the field.
The training incorporated a wide range of subjects such as data analysis, cultural revitalization in the wake of disasters, and post-disaster psychological and physical well-being.Read More
COVID-19 vaccines bring with them the promise of decreased deaths worldwide and the chance for all of us to return to a more “normal” life. What’s not to like, right? Ironically, the vaccines do create a unique set of challenges for the medical imaging industry that could have alarming consequences.Read More
In a study of 12 healthy male volunteers, a wearable biosensor that is placed on the chest, called the VitalScout, provided an accurate assessment of physiological parameters—heart rate and respiration rate—that are used to calculate stress.Read More
Most of us have been in situations like this: You provide training to the clinical staff and know you’ve covered everything in detail; yet a week later, you get a call about an equipment problem. You check the equipment and it turns out to be an operator error. You covered this during the training—so why doesn’t the staff remember what you said? Help alleviate such problems with the five “rules” of training.Read More
Each year, biomeds consider making the switch to imaging technician for a number of reasons, including higher pay, long-term career opportunities, and a chance to perform varied and interesting work. Although lucrative, the transition comes with professional and personal tradeoffs, such as longer hours and a less predictable work schedule. At the recent North Carolina Biomedical Association annual meeting, Dale Cover, president of RSTI, spoke with a small group of conference attendees about what to consider before making the leap.Read More