Number of BMET Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply.  The BLS projects approximately 2300 replacements required per year for 2008 through 2018.  The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

Starting BMET Salary From 2009 Salary Survey

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The Number of BMET Graduating in 2008 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply.  The BLS projects approximately 2300 replacements required per year for 2008 through 2018.  The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's.   My … Continue reading The Number of BMET Graduating in 2008 vs. Job Projections

Market Research: How Genetic Testing Will Be Integrated Into Clinical Practice by 2014

Medical educators have been grappling with what to teach future M.D.'s about using genetics in medicine and in so doing have attempted to paint a broad brush prediction about how genetics will likely be integrated into medical practice in the next 5 years or more.  These particular predictions are found in  "Report VI - Contemporary … Continue reading Market Research: How Genetic Testing Will Be Integrated Into Clinical Practice by 2014

Need for Healthcare Information Integration and EHR Changing How BMET’s Work and BME’s Design

There has been a healthcare information revolution occurring in the hospitals and clinics where the rubber meets the road. It is a result of the convergence of many forces but particularly a government mandated national Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) system initiative, and the need to reduce healthcare cost.  One of the best examples of the … Continue reading Need for Healthcare Information Integration and EHR Changing How BMET’s Work and BME’s Design