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.
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 and LinkedIn. No, it’s not just your imagination—the need for these professionals is growing.

medical lab technician looks through microscope

No matter the size of the city, every metropolitan area needs health professionals to provide the healthcare needs of its citizens. Histotechnologists are essential allied health professionals who play a pivotal role in helping pathologists diagnose diseases by preparing tissue samples for examination.

electronic health record on technician's computer screen

Health data is nothing new, but the way it’s recorded and transferred has evolved significantly. Paper records and fax machines have been replaced with Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and the Internet of Things (IoT). The speed, accuracy, and volume of health data today is light years ahead of where it once was.

Young scientists analyzing substances in laboratory

In his testimony, Hotez revealed that we could be much closer to introducing one to market if his lab had been able to move its SARS vaccine through clinical trials back in 2016. This turned out to be a galling missed opportunity for scientists to get ahead of COVID-19 because of the similarities between the two viruses.

patient undergoing radiation therapy

The ASRT and WVSRT are on constant alert because there have been continued efforts in West Virginia and other states to repeal licensure for radiation therapists and technologists. Those attempts to repeal are part of a broader trend towards the deregulation of several forms of occupational licensing.

Medical lab scientist records findings on paper

The United States now has over 85,000 cases of COVID-19—presumptive and confirmed—more than any other country. Medically known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), this highly infectious strain was originally discovered in Wuhan, China in November 2019.

health information technologist on laptop, with medical record in foreground

When it comes to the mainstream applications of bleeding-edge technological advancement, the healthcare industry is often on the front line. For such a massive and complex institution, it’s been remarkably adept at integrating things like big data into actionable and practical solutions.

medical coder or biller opening folder to look at medical record

A certificate award or two-year degree in medical assisting from one of the following three institutions could be an excellent career move. These outstanding medical assistant faculty members and the three institutions with which they are affiliated offer great options for students.