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.
Physical Therapist and Patient

Working in healthcare is one of the best ways to ensure that one’s work has a daily, measurable impact on people. While many may think they need to study for years to get the very best healthcare jobs, the truth is that there are many careers in the field that require less educational investment, yet are in high demand.

money tree

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 15 percent between 2019 and 2029.

clinical lab scientists review slide

Cytotechnologists are often referred to as cell detectives as they spend countless hours peering into microscopes looking for the smallest differences in cells. This exciting and obscure career is where detail-oriented and curious allied health professionals can excel.

Young scientists analyzing substances in laboratory

In the last 100 years, biotechnology has brought us the centrifuge, penicillin, artificial insemination, bionic limbs, and a complete map of the human genome. And as important as it is to recognize what biotechnology has done in the past, it’s equally important to understand where it’s headed next.

In particular, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have played a unique and critical role during the pandemic, and the rapid changes the profession has undergone in the last eight months may last well into the future.

medical professional with stethoscope using ipad app

With the predicted increase in demand and the promising overview regarding salaries, those considering a career in nursing informatics, or current NI professionals interested in shifting location may be interested to know which states have the most generous salaries when it comes to this occupation.

Radiology reviews backlit x-ray scans

There are employers across the country currently looking to hire MRI technologists. The best jobs in this field offer competitive benefits, opportunities for advancement, education incentives, sign-on bonuses, and more. Here is a list of great healthcare companies job-hunting MRI technologists should consider.

So, you’re thinking about becoming a psychiatric or mental health technician? Perhaps you’ve noticed the increasing number of job listings on sites like Indeed.com and LinkedIn. No, it’s not just your imagination—the need for these professionals is growing.

Female and male EMT's respond to an accident

Across the country, certain pockets are experiencing hardship. Almost a quarter of Pennsylvania’s EMS agencies shut down between 2012 and 2018 due to budget and staffing shortfalls. Similar situations have arisen in New York and New Hampshire.

Because of the significant role that RCPs (also known as respiratory therapists, or RTs) have played during the Covid-19 crisis, the significance of their role in critical care has gained more attention. And members of the RT community feel that it’s about time.