Top Ten Institutions Offering BMET Certificates During 2016

The the top ten institutions offering BMET certificates in 2016 Top Ten Institutions Offering BMET Certificates Institution Name < 1 yr 1yr < 2yrs Joliet Junior College 65 9 City College of San Francisco 62 0 Ohlone College 50 0 Solano Community College 44 0 Laney College 31 0 American River College 22 3 MiraCosta … Continue reading Top Ten Institutions Offering BMET Certificates During 2016

Top Ten Institutions Graduating Students with AS BMET Degrees During 2016

The following institutions reported the largest number of AS BMET graduates in 2016. Top Ten Institutions Offering AS BMET Degrees Institution Name Total Graduates Texas State Technical College 82 Mech-Tech College 46 Intellitec College-Colorado Springs 31 Solano Community College 31 Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Ponce 21 Bates Technical College 19 Benjamin Franklin Institute … Continue reading Top Ten Institutions Graduating Students with AS BMET Degrees During 2016

Is Death By Medical Error Worthy of Biomedical Engineering Research?

Death by medical error (DME) is an issue which originally was reported to claim 98,000 lives per year in 1999. DME has recently been reported to likely be closer to 200,000 deaths per year in 2009.  The challenge is daunting as it is the result of multiple factors many of which are result of human … Continue reading Is Death By Medical Error Worthy of Biomedical Engineering Research?

Mississippi:List of Pharma Companies Which May Potentially Employ Biomedical Engineers and Technologists

An engineer with genomics, tissue and chemistry heavy background may be able to find a position in one of these firms which are registered as manufacturers of pharmaceuticals.   The manufacturers on this list may have changed their location since the it was last updated but should be no more than a year out of date.  … Continue reading Mississippi:List of Pharma Companies Which May Potentially Employ Biomedical Engineers and Technologists

The Number of BMET Graduating in 2007 vs. Job Projections

I created the following table from degree completion data at the NCES website.  It is important to know the number of BMET graduates because there has been a consistent issue in the past few years of a shortage of qualified BMET's seeking industry jobs in their field.  The number of graduates holding that degree in … Continue reading The Number of BMET Graduating in 2007 vs. Job Projections