Interviews & Features

These medical technology features offer insights from seasoned professionals in the field through interviews and expert-written content. They explore issues within specific medical field communities, what to know before entering various careers, and valuable perspectives from contemporary leaders and professors.

The aging U.S. population is rapidly increasing demand for many jobs in the health sector, which has become the fastest-growing part of the national economy. Although many medical jobs require advanced degrees—physicians, nurses, surgeons, etc.—the role growing fastest across most states is generally accessible to anyone with a high school diploma.

In the short amount of time since AI has been actualized, its powerful abilities in data analysis, pattern recognition, and prediction have been widely used to optimize business operations—revolutionizing fields like tech, finance, customer service, and manufacturing just to name a few. Outside of corporate applications of the technology—which primarily serve to reduce business costs and fatten bottom lines—AI also stands to revolutionize the sciences.

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When one considers the money saved by attending school for one or two years instead of four or eight, there are some extremely attractive opportunities in medical technology careers in 2024.

Precision medicine, a revolutionary approach to healthcare, tailors treatment to the unique genetic makeup of an individual. This method departs from the traditional “one-size-fits-all” approach, considering the unique genetic variations, lifestyle, and environmental factors that influence each person's disease progression and response to treatment.

Robotic process automation (RPA), a transformative tool in the realm of healthcare, carries the potential to revolutionize back-office tasks. Emerging as a digital ally for healthcare professionals, RPA significantly reduces the administrative burden, allowing for a larger focus on patient care. This technology automates repetitive and time-consuming tasks, enhancing efficiency, reducing errors, and offering a more streamlined approach to healthcare management.

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To aid students in their quest to reduce or eliminate the financial burden of education expenses, here’s a list of eighteen scholarships supporting dental assisting students.

Healthcare is a rapidly growing field and the need for skilled, compassionate professionals is expected to accelerate in the next decade. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for healthcare and related technical jobs is expected to grow 13 percent between 2021 and 2031.

While some bioinformaticians spend their entire careers working on highly specific programs or applications in limited fields, others spend much of their time in communication between the fields they combine: biology and computer science. One such individual is Danny Arends, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England.

Hospitals have added more than half a million jobs nationwide over the past decade. Just in the past year, hospital employment grew by 152,000, or about 3 percent, Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows. The U.S. population is growing and aging, and people are living longer.

To say that NLP has been a hot topic of 2023 would be an understatement. When OpenAI released ChatGPT—the first open-source generative AI model—it launched a paradigm shift in the tech world. Companies like Google, Amazon, and Meta were sent scrambling to the drawing boards to conjure up their own versions.