Healthcare technology management (HTM) professionals are vital members of any world-class healthcare delivery team. Clinical engineers, biomedical equipment technicians, and other highly skilled professionals use their expertise to ensure the safety, efficacy, and availability of life-saving healthcare technologies, while keeping healthcare costs down.
Working with clinicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure the highest standards and best practices in medical device safety, security, interoperability and functionality, HTM professionals are responsible for providing a wide array of service offerings.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Whether advising on the purchase, management, or repair of medical devices and technologies, or providing clinical staff with on-call technical assistance, HTM professionals impact the entire health system.
- Equipment planning, purchase, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and on-call technical support
- Clinical consultation on the safe and effective use of healthcare technologies
- Training clinical staff on proper use of healthcare technologies
- Proper maintenance of healthcare technologies by blending in-house expertise with efficient management of multimillion dollar service contracts
- Disaster preparedness