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Philips Launches AI-enabled MR Portfolio of Smart Diagnostic Systems

Royal Philips has announced new AI-enabled innovations in MR imaging launching at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting. Philips’ new MR portfolio of intelligent integrated solutions is designed to speed up MR exams, streamline workflows,...

RSNA 2021 Expects Nearly 20,000 Attendees in Chicago

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) today announced that more than 19,000 attendees are registered to attend the Society’s 107th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting (RSNA 2021) at McCormick Place in Chicago (Nov. 28-Dec. 2), with another 4,000...

Hyland Healthcare to Demo Enterprise Imaging Solutions at RSNA

Hyland Healthcare will detail the company's robust enterprise imaging solutions at RSNA 2021. Hyland Healthcare continues to research and innovate in the space as to meet demands from its health care customers, as systems grow and data becomes more ubiquitous. As data...

Konica Minolta Healthcare Releases New Devices

Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announces the launch of the mKDR Xpress Mobile X-ray System and the AeroDR Carbon Flat Panel Detector, two solutions that are powerful alone yet extraordinary when used together. These new solutions reaffirm Konica Minolta’s...

[Sponsored] Uptraining BMETs: Solving the Imaging Engineer Shortage from Within

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Uptraining BMETs: Solving the Imaging Engineer Shortage from Within

Over the last few years, imaging directors and managers have become increasingly aware of the rapidly growing shortage of qualified imaging engineers. This has already created two distinct challenges for those hoping to hire additional engineers. On one hand, because of the high demand, most candidates are already employed. That can make it prohibitively expensive to entice them to leave their current position. Plus, it can be difficult to retain existing staff because competing companies are working diligently to recruit them as well.

On the other hand, biomedical professionals who want to pursue imaging engineering to advance their careers quickly discover there’s very little opportunity for training. Colleges don’t offer degree programs for imaging engineering, so when these individuals were students, counselors weren’t advising them to pursue this particular career path. It just doesn’t exist in the academic world. Qualified imaging engineers were likely trained in the military or previously worked for an OEM. The result is that many biomedical professionals are now stuck in their role.

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