Frank has over forty years of experience developing and managing single and multi-hospital based biomedical programs in the US and the Middle East. His experience also includes managing service for medical device manufacturers and directing clinically oriented technology acquisition programs.
Customers vote with their feet when they stop using a product or a company’s services. By doing this, they send a strong message that they are unhappy. Hospital department heads sometimes vo... Read more
We are fortunate in the United States to have a large number of well-trained and highly dedicated BMETs who love what they do and enjoy being challenged every day. Despite the presence of so... Read more
Starting in the early 1980s, I began using and reviewing various types of medical equipment management software and have found that most of the designs lacked the kinds of features that I th... Read more
It is that time of year again when we decide what we will do to improve our lives and the lives of others. As people who manage biomedical programs, whether we hold the title of supervisor,... Read more
Effective BMETs make an effort to learn as much as possible about hospital operations. This makes them more effective and better able to integrate their work with the other hospital departme... Read more
Dear BMET, Last week we talked about your profession and the kind of department where you might want to work. After you have started working, you will have to learn your way around the hospi... Read more
Dear BMET, Congratulations, you have chosen the most rewarding career a person could possibly imagine. Your career will expose you to a wide variety of devices like lasers, X-ray, MRI, infus... Read more
There are many books and articles listing the qualities of good leaders, but the statement by Sir Alex Ferguson that “All good leaders will find a solution” is, in my opinion, one of the bes... Read more
Twice each year, BMETs spend a night at their hospitals re-setting the internal clocks in medical devices. They do this in the spring and again in the fall as the nation changes from standar... Read more
When management asks for your opinion on devices your hospital is considering purchasing, they are giving you an opportunity to show the range of your knowledge and the quality of the servic... Read more
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