According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the medical equipment repair field is expected to grow by 27 percent from 2008 to 2018. This is because the need and demand for medical equipment is growing as the percentage of people over the age of 65 increases. Hospitals, doctor’s offices, outpatient facilities and private practices all need medical items to ensure the wellbeing of their patients.
As a medical repair technician (also referred to as a biomedical technician) you will repair, install, maintain and service medical equipment used in a variety of medical settings, including CAT scans, X-ray machines, electric wheelchairs, dental equipment, respirators and more. This job is both financially and emotionally fulfilling.
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Considering the three main objectives of health care reforms by the Congress, i.e contain health care costs, universal accessibility to health care and to improve the quality of health care, the public is eagerly waiting to assess how far the legislation is going to meet the goals for health care reform this year. People are expecting the House Bill to be a generous one to be passed by the Congress, which will provide affordable health care facilities to the public. The Senate Finance Committee may restrict the eligibility for getting subsidies in order to help the lower income group to take health insurance plans and people believe that any conference between the House and Senate bills will cut down on the outcomes of the House. Read more of this >>
FDA drug abuse and enlightening program
On Apr. 19, 2011, the representatives from FDA, the department of health in the US, introduced the president’s plan for President Obama’s plan for restricting the prescription drugs in a bid to respond to the Americas drug abuse catastrophe. Its main aim is to control the manner in which the drugs are used and supplied. There needs to be a body put in place to effectively monitor the situation. Other methods used will include educating the citizens on drug abuse and related cases and provide an environment where drug abusers will be given the necessary treatment and care without being discriminated. It also aims to notify people on the use of medicinal drugs and the effects some have on the body. The president notes it is everyone’s right to have access to god medical facilities regardless of their financial background or wherever they are located. Read more of this >>
Many people will conquer on the benefits that the private health cover offers to its members but some of the people fear that the premiums paid monthly will not met the costs. With the developments recently witnessed in the healthcare industry, there are a lot of options that one can use to get the proper and affordable medical insurance that will fit their needs and meet their budget expectations. It is now more than ever easier to get medical insurance cover for either an individual or the whole family unit.
One can be able to choose a plan that will fit their needs and there are many options available to choose from. The costs for picking up low cost cover will see you get the same services as the comprehensive parties. You need to put a 6 week wait period to see how the scheme works out for you. If serious thing happen abruptly like an accident or an operation, you will be well covered once you are insured. Read more of this >>