NovaMed recognizes the importance of keeping up to date in this rapidly advancing field and is committed to furthering the growth of our industry by making available information and learning opportunities that will enhance it.

Within this section we will strive to continually provide helpful links to valuable resources about new developments; in addition to giving you the latest NovaMed news and views!

News and resources

Industry Links

Training & Education

  • AAMI – The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • M.E.T.A. – Medical Equipment & Technology Association
  • DITEC, Inc. provides training and support services to managers and service professionals in diagnostic imaging
  • Gateway Community College; CT; Biomedical Engineering Technology Associate in Science Degree Program
  • Texas State Technical College Waco; TX; – Biomedical Equipment Technology – Degrees and Certificates – AAS Biomedical Equipment Technology – AAS Medical Imaging Systems
  • RSTI – Training Center; OH – provides Third party support and OEM training
  • ECRI Institute – an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care.
  • Feb 13, 2010 – BioMedtalk-L is a Listserv that is run by ECRI Institute. It is used to discuss topics related to the Biomedical Technician and Clinical Engineering

Publications and Online Resources:

  • 24×7 offers educational information on technology, regulations, and industry trends, as well as managerial advice and professional profiles.
  • TechNation, each issue contains insightful and relevant content ranging from technological advances to new tolls to professional development
  • BMET Wiki collects valuable information from every biomed worldwide and makes it available to everyone
  • Daily Radiology News
  • Radiology news, education, service

Professional Associations:

Standards & Government Organizations:

  • AAMI – The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • ICC/USCC Certification – The Board of Examiners for Biomedical Equipment Technicians, operating under the direction of the United States Certification commission (USCC) and the ICC – International Certification Commission
  • ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  • ASHE – American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • ISO – International Organization for Standardization
  • The Joint Commission on Accreditation
  • NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
  • NIST – National Institute for Standards and Technology (formerly the National Bureau of Standards)
  • OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration