Category: Anesthesia



Medical Mission Trips 101

As a biomed, bringing your talent to a developing world hospital that is struggling for sound medical equipment can be an intensely satisfying experience. For those who are thinking about making a medical mission trip to the developing world for the first time, partnering with an organization that can help prepare supplies and contacts is key to a successful experience.



Shining a Light on Medical Laser Training and Repair

The repair and maintenance of medical lasers can play a significant role in a typical biomedical technician’s duties. But vague regulatory guidelines are causing confusion about who is qualified to maintain the equipment and which procedures should be followed.

James Mazurek: Leader, Diplomat, and Team Player

James Mazurek, a biomed for more than 30 years and a veteran of the US Air Force, has had a long and storied career, culminating in his selection in May as the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation’s 2015 BMET of the Year. Mazurek’s colleagues say he willingly shares his experience and expertise to serve as a mentor to junior biomeds.

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Biomeds Going Global

A prime motivation for becoming a biomed is to help others, and not just locally. Global opportunities abound for HTM professionals to contribute their skills and knowledge to healthcare providers in developing countries.

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