Recent articles highlight the unprecedented turnover of hospital personnel. (See http://www.htmblogg.com , May 18, 2017) . A recent poll revealed that more than half of the respondents had been at their hospital for less than 5 years, but 43% had been there less than 2 years. While the lack of longevity of any personnel… Continue reading HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare
To all Biomeds and friends of Biomeds Patrick K. Lynch CBET, CCE, CHTM Note: The first few pages of this are introductory materials. But I and the biomed profession need you to write a very important email the AHA about our future. If you do not have time to read this, go to the… Continue reading Take This Step to Save The HTM Profession!
Note from Pat Lynch: I am not sure what the article below all means, but I do know that we in America spend most of our healthcare dollars in the last year or so of life. I pose this question: Is the quality of life of the patients, and the strain on the families… Continue reading Top 10 costliest medical conditions in 2016
This is not just another run-of-the-mill article about how to be better. Most that I read are laced with platitudes and universal truths that everybody reading it nods their head in agreement when reading. But When it gets down to turning those ideas into actionable steps that really can make some meaningful changes, the article… Continue reading 5 traits of a high-performance culture — and 8 steps to start building one today
Many thanks to everyone who has supported our previous and ongoing missions in any form or fashion. Some have sent biomed test equipment, some have sent hand tools and shop supplies. A few have even sent money (always needed, by the way). There is a lot going on. And I have some updates for you,… Continue reading Greetings From Biomeds Without Borders
A message from Pat Lynch to my friends – Do you have a credit card? A debit card? Do they have a chip in it? If so, then it can be read by a simple device that ANYBODY can but for $200. Yes. If someone spends $200, buys a totally legal reader, they can… Continue reading A Simple Fix to Save you Countless Headaches
Readers: During the FDA Workshop in October, during which they heard statements regarding their decision to regulate or not regulate third-party servicers and remanufacturers of medical devices, the Federal Trade Commission was represented by one of their staff Attornies. She cited this Executive Order and cautioned the FDA not to make decisions which would violate… Continue reading FDA Hearing on Servicers – The President’s Opinion