Resources

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

  • www.aami.org AAMI – The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • www.mymeta.org M.E.T.A. – Medical Equipment & Technology Association
  • www.ditecnet.com DITEC, Inc. provides training and support services to managers and service professionals in diagnostic imaging
  • www.gwcc.commnet.edu Gateway Community College; CT; Biomedical Engineering Technology Associate in Science Degree Program
  • www.waco.tstc.edu Texas State Technical College Waco; TX; – Biomedical Equipment Technology – Degrees and Certificates – AAS Biomedical Equipment Technology – AAS Medical Imaging Systems
  • www.rsti-training.com RSTI – Training Center; OH – provides Third party support and OEM training
  • www.ecri.org ECRI Institute – an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care.
  • www.bmetsonline.org 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:

  • www.24x7mag.com 24×7 offers educational information on technology, regulations, and industry trends, as well as managerial advice and professional profiles.
  • www.1technation.com TechNation, each issue contains insightful and relevant content ranging from technological advances to new tolls to professional development
  • http://BMET.wikia.com BMET Wiki collects valuable information from every biomed worldwide and makes it available to everyone
  • www.medimaging.net Daily Radiology News
  • www.auntminnie.com Radiology news, education, service

Professional Associations:

Standards & Government Organizations:

  • www.aami.org AAMI – The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • www.aami.org/certification/about.html 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
  • www.ansi.org ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  • www.ashe.org ASHE – American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • www.iso.org ISO – International Organization for Standardization
  • www.jointcommission.org The Joint Commission on Accreditation
  • www.nfpa.org NFPA – National Fire Protection Association
  • www.nist.org NIST – National Institute for Standards and Technology (formerly the National Bureau of Standards)
  • www.osha.org OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration