Category: Professional Development

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A Day in the Life: Children’s Mercy

Here, Tri Q. Dang, BS, biomedical equipment tech III, team lead for Mo.-based Children’s Mercy Kansas City’s clinical engineering department, discusses what sets his team apart and how “teamwork” is more than just a department creed.

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HTM Salary Survey 2015: Nearing a Tipping Point

For the first time, 24x7’s annual survey of job satisfaction and compensation queried respondents about their timeline for retirement in an effort to gauge the impending impact of the Boomer exodus from the workforce. The data confirmed what many in HTM already know intuitively to be true: Starting in about 5 years, the field will see a major wave of retirement lasting about a decade, although we’re already on the edge of the upswing.

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The Secret to HTM Success: Clear Communication

Communication between biomeds and medical staff doesn’t have to be an exercise in frustration. Having a goal of clear communication free of jargon and informed by empathy and a dash of humility will lead to understanding and solutions to the toughest technical problems.