The concept of cautery as a medical practice has been around for hundreds of years. In ancient times, rocks heated in a fire were used to seal off wounds. Modern medical electorsurgery uses... Read more
A little over five years ago I was in the U.S. Air Force and approaching the end of my six-year commitment. I started thinking about what I could do when my military service came to an end.... Read more
As the health care climate continues to put enormous pressure on hospitals and physicians to reduce spending without impacting outcomes, so too are service providers feeling the pressure to... Read more
By Jim Folk The convenience of power strips is undeniable, but the hazards they present in hospitals and other health care facilities are less well-known. Because misused power strips can en... Read more
Due to its safe, non-invasive method to obtain images and expanded imaging capabilities, the reliance on ultrasound technology continues to escalate in the healthcare industry. Read more
In the 20th century when one bought a PC in a store someone would load the operating system and applications from portable disks like CDs or floppy diskettes. Read more
In the biomed community there are several skill sets that will make a person stand out from the crowd: organizational skills, troubleshooting, mechanical, knowledge with computers, punctuali... Read more
As the Healthcare Technology Management field continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, upward mobility and career moves are pervasive throughout the industry. Read more
Seat belt laws can’t guarantee you won’t get hurt in a car accident, even if you comply. Neither can a driver’s license in good standing with the DMV. Likewise, compliance with HIPAA, Meanin... Read more
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy therapy treatment uses vary from the most widely known and commonly performed kidney stone treatment to other less common uses like heel spurs, tennis e... Read more
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