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Clinical Engineering Today

Clinical Engineering Today is a monthly podcast produced by the Journal of Clinical Engineering that covers the most significant issues in the industry today, from staffing shortages to advances in technology, including robotics, wearables, and telehealth. The podcast takes a deep dive into new trends and developments in the biomedical field affecting health systems, hospitals, and community clinics. The editor of the Journal interviews top-level clinical engineers and biomedical experts as they discuss how the industry is adapting to escalating advances in healthcare delivery.
Creator: Michael Levin-Epstein
Duration: 63:28
Journal of Clinical Engineering 
In the first part of this episode, host Michael Levin-Epstein welcomes three HTM professionals to discuss the future of the industry. The guests, Stephen L. Grimes (Principal Consultant at Strategic Health Care Technology Associates), Alan Gresch (Vice President of Healthcare Strategy at Accruent), and Don Armstrong (Biomed III at Renovo Solutions) talk about the continuing rapid evolution of clinical engineering and health technology management. They touch on a range of impactful issues, from AI to dealing with the looming shortage of clinical engineering professionals. In the second part, Gresch is joined by Mara Pare´, Vice President of Client Solutions at PartsSource, to discuss time constraints facing HTM professionals and the need for consistency in parts ordering. This episode is sponsored by PartsSource, www.partssource.com
Creator: Michael Levin-Epstein
Duration: 41:39
Journal of Clinical Engineering 
In this first episode of Clinical Engineering Today, Michael Levin-Epstein, the editor of the Journal of Clinical Engineering welcomes the Journal’s Editorial Board: Frank Painter, Ashley O’Mara, and Izabella Gieras. The group discusses how the clinical engineering industry has changed in the last 10 years, reflects on the response to COVID-19, and share insights on how HTM departments can increase their visibility inside their organizations. They also delve into professional development in the clinical engineering industry and discuss their current projects.

In the second part of this episode. Carol Davis-Smith and Jason Behm, co-authors of an informative article in the April-June issue of the Journal discuss the market forces that affect clinical engineering and the challenges faced when accessing repair parts. They also share ways to leverage data in the industry and increase margins. This episode is sponsored by PartsSource, www.partssource.com