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.
Hospitals are amazing and satisfying places to work. Although there are many career choices for people like us who have technical skills, I am convinced that none is more rewarding than work... Read more
In a recent New Yorker article entitled “The Engineer’s Lament”, Malcolm Gladwell wrote about the issues sometimes faced by engineers. In the article, he says: “There is an old joke about an... Read more
Nurses, physicians and other caregivers rely on the devices in your inventory to assure the best possible outcomes for their patients. When these devices are out of service for extended per... Read more
According to the Gallup Organization, “In 2014, Americans say nurses have the highest honesty and ethical standards. Members of Congress and car salespeople were given the worst ratings amon... Read more
In the early 1960’s, I worked for the medical division of a large company that manufactured monitors, defibrillators, pacemakers and oximeters. The 1960s were an interesting period. Hospital... Read more
Many hospital based biomedical engineering programs and shared service organizations were started in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in response of the necessity to assure an electrically s... Read more
What does the future hold for hospital based biomedical engineering programs? Could disruptive technological innovations and changes in the healthcare landscape make us obsolete? A question... Read more
Selecting new medical equipment can be a difficult process for many hospitals. There are multiple departments involved and each feels that their needs must be satisfied. In order to keep own... Read more
A few years ago, Foxseer Medical displayed their $698.00 bedside monitor at the Florida International Medical Expo (FIME). When I saw it, my initial impression was that at that price, it pro... Read more
Companies are said to be caught up in a race to the bottom when they begin to compete solely on price. In this race, the brand with the cheapest price and lowest quality product usually wins... Read more
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