August 30, 2015
Introducing the inaugural OR Today Live! Surgical Conference. OR Today Live!
July 19, 2015
AHRA 2015 When: July 19-22, 2015 Where: The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, NV
June 5, 2015
AAMI 2015 Conference When: June 5-8, 2015 Where: Denver, CO
May 17, 2015
This annual celebration is designed to promote the awareness of—and appreciation for—the critical work of biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs), clinical engineers, and other members of the healthcare technology management (HTM) field.
May 16, 2015
DDW is considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for the GI professional. Every year it attracts more than 14,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.
May 12, 2015
AST 46th Annual National Conference May 12-16, 2015 San Antonio, TX
May 1, 2015
The HTMA-SC is holding a one-day conference in Columbia, SC. We will offer educational classes for technicians and managers, a lunchtime keynote speaker and ample opportunity to socialize with other biomeds from South Carolina and beyond.
March 30, 2015
Portable X-ray units are found in most radiological/diagnostic imaging departments.
March 30, 2015
Upon Completion of the 5 day course, the engineer should be able to provide service and use troubleshooting skills to service to the subsystem level.
March 29, 2015
For more than a decade, MD Expo has set the bar for biomed, clinical engineering, HTM and imaging service conferences.
March 28, 2015
The Washington State Biomedical Association is the Professional Society for the Biomedical and Clinical Engineering community in Washington State.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I want to share a brief Q&A I had with Boyd Campbell, CBET at Southeastern Biomedical Associates, Inc. concerning his recent mission trip to Togo West Africa.
March 23, 2015
Trisonics is now Hiring a Purchasing Assistant
March 17, 2015
MedWrench Surpasses 26,000+ Registered Users!
March 10, 2015
MedWrench Q&A with Mike Bayliss from Datrend Systems, Inc.
March 3, 2015
This month, I would like to highlight Ted Lucidi as our “Featured Guru” for the month of March. Ted is one of our most active members on the forums and is always willing to share any knowledge he has with our users via the Q&A forums.
February 24, 2015
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight the top reasons to attend MD Expo Nashville.
February 20, 2015
Datrend Systems Inc. designs and manufactures medical test instrumentation, to ISO 13485-2003 standards, for biomedical and clinical engineering professionals around the world.
February 19, 2015
InterMed has F/T field service engineer positions in Southeast for skilled biomedical Service Engineers.
February 18, 2015
Draeger is Now Hiring a Service Technician - Christiansburg, VA
Draeger is Now Hiring a Service Clin Implementation Spec - San Antonio, Texas
February 18, 2015
Draeger is Now Hiring a Service Technician - Fairbanks, AK
February 18, 2015
Draeger is Now Hiring a Product Support Specialist - Irving, Texas
February 18, 2015
As a participant in the Engineer Training Program (ETP) at Trisonics, Inc, you will be required to utilize an electronics background and interpersonal skills to train on servicing medical ultrasound systems with your Customer Engineer mentor.
February 18, 2015
Trisonics is Now Hiring for an Experienced Field Service Engineer
February 17, 2015
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I want to share a brief Q&A I had with Stuart Latimer, President of Trisonics, Inc. concerning some exciting news I heard about the company.
February 10, 2015
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I am ecstatic to announce that we have surpassed 25,000 registered users!
February 3, 2015
For today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I would like to institute a new format for featuring our most active “MedWrenchers”.
January 30, 2015
M.I.T. is Now Hiring for a Computed Tomography Service Engineer
January 27, 2015
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I would like to offer up a FREE VIP pass to the MD Expo Nashville. For those interested in attending the MD Expo in Nashville, TN on March 29-31, 2015, MedWrench is giving out a FREE Vip
January 20, 2015
On the surface, warming cabinets seem to be pretty self-explanatory. They are cabinets used to warm things. Simple enough, right? However, what exactly are these units used to warm?
January 13, 2015
Selecting an ISO or Third Party Service Company
January 6, 2015
In today's edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight our upcoming trip to the 2015 IBS Conference taking place on January 24, 2015 at the Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel.
Survey Results for Most Pertinent Issues Affecting HTM Professionals Today
December 16, 2014
I am extremely pleased to announce that MedWrench has surpassed 24,000+ registered users!
December 9, 2014
Updates from MedWrench for the Month of December
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I want to highlight a few differences as well as the similarities between automatic and manual sterilizers that I learned while attending Neil Blagman’s “A Primer on Tabletop Sterilizer Repair &
November 25, 2014
6 Reasons to Register for the "MedWrench: A User's Guide to FREE Industry Resources" Webinar
November 18, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I would like to announce David Mills as the winner of our October Join 5 Contest. David will be receiving a FREE pair of BOSE headphones for his participation in our contest. Enjoy David!
November 11, 2014
I am extremely pleased to announce that MedWrench has surpassed 23,000+ registered users!
November 4, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I want to go over another discussion I came across on LinkedIn from my colleague, Todd Rogers.
October 29, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to recap our amazing trip to Portland for the 2014 OBA conference!
October 21, 2014
MedWrench Surpasses 22,000+ Registered Users!
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to touch on the possible benefits of utilizing the forums in order to establish yourself as a resource not just an advertiser.
October 7, 2014
MD Expo Orlando Recap and Upcoming "Join 5" Contest
September 30, 2014
In today's edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to remind everyone that we will be attending the MD Expo in Orlando, FL from on October 1-3.
September 23, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to inform our users of the newest update to MedWrench. We have now added the ability to link Continuing Education courses to actual product pages.
September 16, 2014
In today's edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight our upcoming trip to the MD Expo in Orlando, FL.
September 9, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I want to go over another discussion I came across on LinkedIn from my colleague, Todd Rogers.
September 2, 2014
I am extremely pleased to announce that MedWrench has surpassed 21,000+ registered users!
Which skills are most important for a Biomedical or Clinical Engineering Manager?
August 19, 2014
MedWrench Recaps our Trip to CABMET 2014!
MedWrench Q&A Blog with Marti Rae Ortega from All Imaging Systems
July 29, 2014
MedWrench Q&A Blog with Gus Sakis from MediMizer, Inc.
MedWrench Recaps our Trip to the Inaugural 2014 MD Imaging Expo!
July 16, 2014
I am extremely pleased to announce that MedWrench has surpassed 20,000+ registered users!
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to highlight some survey responses from TechNation’s “How to Become Your Hospital’s Customer Service Leader” webinar presented by Frank Magnarelli.
July 1, 2014
In today's edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to touch on a few updates to our website. We are very happy to announce that we recently added the CMMS Software category to our site.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I wanted to touch on the subject of medical apps and the ever increasing number of them available at your disposal.
June 17, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I would like to officially announce Mike Tonkinson as the winner of our AAMI 2014 giveaway. Mike will be receiving free travel and board to the MD Expo Orlando on October 1-3, 2014.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to recap our amazing trip to Philadelphia for the AAMI 2014 Conference!
May 28, 2014
I would like to congratulate Rick Trexler from BluePearl Veterinary Specialty & Emergency on winning a FREE lunch for his department! See below for details on our winner!
May 20, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight some tips from Hobie Sears, Senior Territory Manager at Trisonics Inc. Today, we mostly talked about the importance of System Backups which will be detailed below.
May 13, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to briefly remind our users about the upcoming giveaway.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight my brief Q&A session with Christopher Turner, owner of C&C Medical Solutions, Inc.
April 29, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I want to talk about upcoming Events and Expos that we will be attending, upcoming contests for HTM week, and give aways at the upcoming AAMI show in Philadelphia.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight my brief Q&A session with Frank Watts, Service Engineer at Medical Imaging Technologies.
April 15, 2014
I am extremely pleased to announce that MedWrench has surpassed 18,000+ registered users!
April 1, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to congratulate our winners of the “Join 5” contest for the month of March. MedWrench appreciates your participation and we hope you enjoy your t-shirt. Wear it with pride!
March 25, 2014
Recently, I was reading an article posted on Sioux City Journal entitled “Smart Infusion Pumps help prevent medication errors” and it got me thinking, when exactly will “smart” devices become completely commonplace.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog, I would like to talk about hematology and centrifuges. This blog will aim to define hematology as well as provide some general preventative maintenance tips. See below for an in depth look at hematology and
March 11, 2014
MedWrench Update: The Join 5 contest is off to a great start! So far we are getting good results, but if you still want the chance to win a FREE MedWrench t-shirt, you better hurry and bench 5 items!
March 4, 2014
Contrast media injector systems, though rarely touted as the most coveted piece of equipment in their department, play a vital role. They introduce observable substances at specific locations throughout the human body.
February 27, 2014
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 17,000+ registered users! We continue to grow and are now adding roughly 600 new users per month. The MedWrench team could not be more excited!
February 19, 2014
Want to win a MedWrench t-shirt? The answer is “of course, who doesn't?!” No worries MedWrenchers, here is your opportunity! Throughout the month of March, MedWrench will be holding a contest for our users.
February 11, 2014
MedWrench Q&A Blog with Bryan Hoffman from Trisonics!
February 4, 2014
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight my brief Q&A session with Josh Glas, President at PhiGEM Parts. As always, Josh was very helpful and informative. Thanks again Josh for sharing your expertise!
January 28, 2014
MedWrench had a great trip to Indianapolis for the 2014 IBS Annual Conference. It was a great opportunity to visit with our sponsors such as Integrity Biomedical, Trisonics, Fluke Biomedical, Maull Biomedical, Axess Ultrasound..
January 21, 2014
First and foremost, I would like to thank those of you who took the time to fill out the questionnaire. It was very beneficial for MedWrench to see the main demographic that our site consists of, as well as pinpoint some concerns for moving forward....
January 14, 2014
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 16,000+ registered users! MedWrench continues to establish itself as a popular, go-to online resource for answers, information and interaction on medical equipment.
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight my brief Q&A session with Randy Fuller from MYCO Instrumentation, Inc.
December 31, 2013
In today’s blog, I want to highlight some exciting news from MedWrench for the New Year. As 2013 comes to a close, MedWrench is turning our focus towards what we can do to make our site even better/more useful in 2014!
December 17, 2013
In today’s edition of the MedWrench blog I would like to highlight my brief Q&A session with Christopher Turner, owner of C&C Medical Solutions. Chris was kind enough to take a few minutes to chat with me so I cannot thank him enough for his...
December 10, 2013
In today’s blog, I want to highlight some exciting news from MedWrench for the month of December! As 2013 comes to a close, MedWrench has some exciting news to share with our followers!
December 3, 2013
In today’s blog we are going to highlight Electrocardiograph Machines (EKG’s). For those who are not familiar with EKG machines, I will give a brief rundown of the basic functions of an electrocardiograph.
November 19, 2013
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 15,000+ registered users!
November 12, 2013
In today's blog we are going to highlight another biomedical/clinical engineer tip from Trisonics! This blog is geared towards asking the right questions when trying to troubleshoot errors with your broken ultrasound equipment.
November 8, 2013
MedWrench and TechNation want to see what’s on your workbench for a special section in TechNation Magazine! There is no need to tidy up your bench, we want to see the real deal! In return, you could win a FREE LUNCH for your department!
In today’s blog, we are going to go over Lab Manager’s “Top 7 Signs That You Should Service or Replace Your Centrifuge.” Like any piece of equipment, a centrifuge requires regular servicing in order to maintain a fully functional machine.
October 29, 2013
In today’s blog we are going to highlight some basic tips from Trisonics for new biomedical engineers. According to the biomedical engineers at Trisonics, “there are many tips and tricks that are helpful to know when you are just starting out.”
October 22, 2013
MedWrench had a very successful show at MD Expo Nashville 2013. It was not only a great opportunity to meet and talk with our end users, but it was also excellent to see our sponsors!
Preventative maintenance tip geared towards tightening power supply screws on Sequoia Backplane Assembly
October 1, 2013
As hospital budgets tighten and we are all asked to do more with less, here is one quick tip we can all do possibly eliminate intermittent lock-ups or diagnostic failures on your aging Acuson Sequoia systems.
September 24, 2013
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 14,000+ registered users!
September 12, 2013
In today's blog we are going to highlight a biomedical/clinical engineer tip from Trisonics! This is a general preventative maintenance tip that can be applied to all ultrasound systems.
September 6, 2013
For those users who utilize the “My Bench” feature on MedWrench, you may have noticed that your My Bench profile looks different as of late. There are now more filter and update options available.
August 29, 2013
In today’s blog we are going to take a break down quantitative tests for autotransfusion units. In addition to the quantitative tests, we will share a few preventative maintenance tips for the system as well.
August 22, 2013
In today’s blog we are going to continue with the preventative maintenance theme. Below you will find a tip from the Biomedical/Clinical Engineers at Trisonics concerning GE Healthcare’s LOGIQ 9 ultrasound system.
August 21, 2013
Hey MedWrenchers! Unfortunately, August Appreciation Month is coming to a close. To show our appreciation to our users, MedWrench is going to run one last contest starting August 23 and running until August 31.
August 16, 2013
Hey MedWrenchers! I wanted to take a quick minute to update you about our newest contest for August Appreciation month. For week three of August Appreciation Month, MedWrench is running yet another contest.
August 15, 2013
In today’s blog we are going to take a look at an article by Block Imaging concerning maintenance tips that will increase uptime for your CT scanner.
August 14, 2013
For week two of August Appreciation Month, MedWrench is running yet another contest. Review your medical equipment on MedWrench and become automatically entered to win a $50 gift card to Best Buy!
In today’s blog, we are going to take a look at a few tips that can help healthcare administrators ensure that advanced technologies are available to surgical staffs when needed.
August 8, 2013
Throughout the month of August, MedWrench will be offering specials for advertisers in addition to running contests for our users!
July 25, 2013
After researching preventative maintenance, how to extend the life of a C-Arm machine and safety tips, we have comprised a list of guidelines/tips to ensure your safety when working with a C-Arm machine.
July 23, 2013
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 13,000+ registered users!
July 18, 2013
In today’s blog, I would like to inform our users and advertisers about our upcoming “August Appreciation” month. Throughout the month of August, MedWrench will be offering specials for advertisers in addition to running contests for our users!
In today’s blog, we are going to go over some tips from Conquest Imaging’s Matt Tomory. Moving forward, a common theme you will often see in our blog is preventative maintenance tips for medical equipment.
July 11, 2013
Have you ever replaced your CRT monitor because it looked fuzzy? According to the engineers at Trisonics, next time you should try to adjust it first before exchanging it out.
July 9, 2013
MedWrench is excited to announce that Thomas F. of New Jersey has won our Join 5 in June contest! For his efforts, Thomas has won a Kindle Fire!
July 2, 2013
In today’s blog, I want to recap our recent updates to MedWrench. After putting in a lot of thought and hard work, MedWrench launched our newest feature, the Bulletin Board.
In today’s blog, we will get some more tips from the Biomedical/Clincial Engineers at Trisonics! Today's tips are in regards to the GE Healthcare Logiq 9.
June 25, 2013
It should come as no surprise that bone mineral density cannot be assessed accurately without the use of a Bone Densitometer.
In today’s blog, we will get some tips from the biomeds at Trisonics! Today’s tips are for two Philips ultrasound systems, the iU22 and the iE33.
June 18, 2013
Blue Ox Medical Technologies, LLC, a new MedWrench sponsor, is a leading distributor of medical equipment for the private practice and hospital markets. Blue Ox specializes in diagnostic imaging devices, software, and technical consumable products.
Before addressing things you should know before buying used or refurbished equipment, I feel that it is important that I address why this option has become an increased necessity as of late. Health insurance companies seem to be constantly
June 11, 2013
Despite the notion that OEM’s are consistently decreasing the life cycle of their machines, hospitals and other health care facilities are steadily trying to prolong the life of their equipment.
June 6, 2013
When buying a linear accelerator, it is important to plan carefully to ensure the maximization of investment dollars while still providing patients with quality treatment options.
May 30, 2013
Finally, the time has come to unveil our biggest update to MedWrench this year! After updating the FDA Alerts, we decided to create an entirely new tab on MedWrench called the Bulletin Board that we will be launching at AAMI.
May 28, 2013
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 12,000+ registered users!
May 23, 2013
Not only does social media give marketers a voice and a way to communicate with customers and potential consumers, but it also personalizes your "brand" and helps you to spread your message in an extremely relaxed and conversational way.
May 21, 2013
In eleven days, MedWrench will make their way to AAMI in Long Beach, California!
May 16, 2013
Biomedical equipment technicians (BMETs) and clinical engineers will join healthcare technology professionals from across the country in observing Healthcare Technology Management Week, May 19–25, 2013.
May 14, 2013
A finger pulse oximeter is a small, hand-held medical device used to measure both the oxygen saturation of a patient's blood as well a patient's heart rate.
SEO+PPC=SEM Simple math or a complex formula? How to use Internet Marketing to increase your bottom line.
May 4, 2013
It is crucial for companies to engage their clients and prospects through the Internet, social media and email campaigns; while continuing to brand through printed magazines, mailers and more.
Animated, rotating, pop up, flashing, blinking banner ads are cluttering and confusing most Internet sites to the point their effectiveness has been lost. Users are developing “banner blindness,” exiting out of ads or ignoring them all together.
Blood pressure monitors (Invasive) are most commonly used in special care units, emergency departments, operating rooms, cardiac catheterization laboratories; often included as a component of physiological monitoring systems.
April 25, 2013
In the last couple of months, MedWrench has worked hard to make our site more user-friendly. We have directed our current focus towards site improvements and new features that we feel will make MedWrench the ULTIMATE go-to website.
April 23, 2013
In today's day and age, both online marketing campaigns and company branding are vital to your company's success. The web continues to explode and along with it so do the advertising opportunities.
April 19, 2013
In order to perform preventative maintenance on you NIBP (Non-Invasive Blood Pressure) Monitor you will need the following equipment: Electrical Safety Analyzer, NIBP Analyzer.
April 16, 2013
Here are a few reasons MedWrench is quickly becoming one of the top digital advertising solutions for medical equipment companies
With over 11,230 registered users, and an average of 32,000 monthly visitors, MedWrench continues to establish its popularity as the go-to resource for medical equipment answers, information and manuals.
April 9, 2013
Performance problems have occurred across all types of external infusion pumps in a variety of clinical settings. The problems are not specific to one certain infusion pump manufacturer.
April 4, 2013
MedWrench is excited about some upcoming changes that are in the works! With new ideas being introduced daily, we are very confident that a big, yet positive, change is on the way!
April 2, 2013
There are a few pertinent guidelines for operating a centrifuge, even a small one. Following these guidelines can help to prevent damage to the centrifuge as well as possible serious injury to you and others.
March 29, 2013
MedWrench has surpassed 11,000+ users! We are excited for our continued growth and look forward to what the future holds!
March 28, 2013
In two days, MedWrench will make their way to the MD Expo Spring in Washington, D.C.
March 28, 2013
In two days, MedWrench will make their way to the MD Expo Spring in Washington, D.C.
March 22, 2013
In today's blog we are going to examine the care of transducers/probes/scan heads and get some tips from ultrasound tech expert, Matt Tomory.
March 19, 2013
Maintaining your ultrasound machine is vital for continued and accurate use in patient diagnostic testing.
Thanks to the ESA615, the medical device quality and safety professionals can now test to the newest safety standards in just minutes using this all-in-one automated test tool. That is pretty impressive, huh?
March 12, 2013
In a recent article published on TechNation concerning trends in the CT injector market, biomed experts Nick Hersman and Stephen Maull give their advice on everything from navigating an evolving market to managing maintenance of evolving technology....
Before beginning preventative maintenance inspection, carefully read the manufacturer’s instruction and service manuals. Preventative maintenance varies with different models as well as different manufacturer's.
March 5, 2013
An electrocardiogram, often referred to as an EKG or ECG, is a lot less intimidating than it may sound. An EKG is simply a test of your heartbeat. Every time your heart beats, an electric wave travels through the heart, which causes it to pump blood....
February 28, 2013
Does lack of sleep directly increase my chances of getting sick? Yes, research shows that lack of sleep can directly affect your immune system.
When deciding on whether to purchase new, used, or refurbished medical equipment, it is always a smart play to do some research before making any drastic purchasing decisions.
February 14, 2013
In order to keep your Ultrasound System equipment at peak performance and increase uptime of your machine, regular Preventive Maintenance is crucial. ALL ultrasound systems need regular Preventive Maintenance performed by trained technicians.
February 12, 2013
Since there are so many different Computed Radiography systems out there currently, it can be hard to know which one is best for your facility. Researching all these models can prove to be an extremely time-consuming task.
February 7, 2013
An anaesthetic vaporiser is a device that is typically attached to an anaesthetic machine which delivers a given concentration of a volatile anaesthetic agent.
February 5, 2013
Like any other piece of medical equipment, a pulse oximeter requires routine maintenance and tests to ensure that the machine is functioning properly. Here are 4 main tips for preventative maintenance.
February 4, 2013
As promised, one lucky MedWrench user was rewarded a FREE Google Nexus 7 for his participation in our survey. Anthony Davila of Chittenango, NY won a free Google Nexus 7 for his contribution.
February 1, 2013
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 10,000+ registered users! With new features and updates to the community, MedWrench continues to establish itself as a popular, goto online resource.
How will the market for defibrillators evolve in the next five years? How will that affect service of the equipment?
January 29, 2013
As MedWrench continues to grow, so does our list of sponsors. MedWrench is currently on the verge of breaking the 10,000 registered users mark, and we could not be more excited about it.
January 24, 2013
Changes to healthcare coupled with the cost of starting up a new healthcare business and keeping up with constantly changing technology can be both intimidating and extremely expensive. For most startups, medical equipment leasing is an option
According to an article recently published by Medical Dealer Magazine, Siemens Healthcare is now offering Strategic Consulting solutions for accountable care in order to help hospital and health system customers meet health care reform
January 17, 2013
Our friends over at TechNation need your support. Please click the link below to take a brief, anonymous survey and tell us how your work environment, boss, salary, and more compare to other biomeds.
January 10, 2013
Every week MedWrench sends out a newsletter to our subscribers. Within the newsletter, subscibers can find trending news about OEM’s, ISO’s, and new equipment/products. Here are 4 reasons to subscribe to the MedWrench newsletter today!
December 21, 2012
In today's highly technical and rapidly changing medical field, saving lives not only depends on the expertise of doctors and nurses, but also on the proper functioning of sophisticated biomedical equipment.
An Inside Look on OR TODAY, TechNation, MEDICAL DEALER, and 2013 Buyers Guide
December 19, 2012
Summit Imaging, a sponsor of our Ultrasound Systems category, offers the simplest, most cost-effective ultrasound repair solution that minimizes downtime and saves money.
December 11, 2012
Not all medical supply companies are currently buying and selling used equipment. Some only sell new equipment; however, there is an increasing number that are selling refurbished equipment because of its recent rise in demand.
December 11, 2012
We recently updated the surgical light category. You can now browse through the products by filtering out certain attributes, using the left menu toolbar, or you can brose through the entire selection.
The original "MedWrench Guru," Kaylee McCaffery, is celebrating her two year anniversary with the company! Congratulations and happy anniversary!
December 5, 2012
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 9,000+ registered users! With new features and updates to the community, MedWrench continues to establish itself as a popular, go-to online resource for answers, information and interaction on
November 27, 2012
There is an abundance of medical apps popping up all over both the App Store and the Android Market. Not only are doctors incorporating them into their daily practices in order to be more effective and efficient, but patients are also using them
In May the FDA sent out a series of recommendations to all the manufacturers of radiation-producing medical scanners. All the manufacturers of X-ray imaging machines have been requested to consider the safety of pediatric patients.
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November 15, 2012
Medical Dealer has launched a new resource for you to rate and review the medical equipment sales and service companies you use daily!
November 13, 2012
Anesthetic awareness can be defined as a condition that occurs when a patient can recall their surroundings or an event while under general anesthesia. Sometimes patients can even recall pain or pressure from surgery.
November 6, 2012
Today’s surgical tables are more innovative and versatile than ever before. Here are a few daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly procedures to keep in mind during your scheduled PM for surgical tables.
Since our launch in 2010, MedWrench has been excited to see our communities, categories and users grow! MedWrench is quickly establishing its popularity as the go-to resource for medical equipment answers, information and manuals.
October 23, 2012
Vital sign monitors play a key role in patient care by displaying heart rate, breathing rate and blood pressure on a computer monitor. Here are a few functional verifications to keep in mind during your scheduled PM of vital sign monitors
October 17, 2012
Remanufactured. Refurbished. Reconditioned. What's the difference, right? Let's revisit the March 2011 Medical Dealer article, Word Play, to see what the law says
October 15, 2012
With new features and updates to the community, MedWrench continues to establish itself has a popular, goto online resource for answers, information and interaction on medical equipment.
October 9, 2012
MedWrench participated in the 2012 MD Expo Fall this past week in Las Vegas, NV. We enjoy every opportunity to meet and greet our users and sponsors, and this trip was no exception!
September 25, 2012
It is advised to following any specific procedures or schedules laid forth by the manufacturer, but here is a list of a few qualitative test that should be included.
September 18, 2012
In two weeks the MedWrench crew will make their way to the MD Expo Fall is Las Vegas, Nevada.
September 11, 2012
Ever since Rontogen discovered X-rays in 1895, radiography has become one of the most important and frequently used diagnostic tools for the medical industry. For this reason, it is important to keep radiography equipment in excellent condition.
MedWrench Sales Advisor Jayme McKelvey will lead an in depth look into using MedWrench as a problem solving resource to find answer, exchange ideas and get documents needed to do your job successfully at the upcoming MD Expo in Las Vegas, NV.
September 4, 2012
Imaging equipment is one of the largest segments of the medical equipment industry, and is a portion poised to experience great growth over the next five years.
August 28, 2012
Anesthesia machines and vaporizers play a key role in surgical settings; therefore, it is important this equipment is inspected regularly to make sure it will function properly. Here are some tips for preventive maintenance.
August 23, 2012
MedWrench reaches 7,000+ subscribed users!
Benefits of gamma camera rentals: from start-up assistance to interim solutions to keep your practice running smoothly
August 21, 2012
Find out who can benefit from nuclear gamma camera rentals, and what the benefits of renting a camera would be.
August 16, 2012
MedWrench spent August 12th - 15th participating at the annual AHRA Conference and Expo. The 40th annual meeting and exposition was hosted at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL.
July 30, 2012
Ultrasound transducers are the most often damaged, and the most expensive replacement part of an ultrasound system. Here are some simple tips to help with quality control for your transducers
July 24, 2012
Regular and thorough preventative maintenance should be preformed, being sure to inspect all aspects of the equipment, accessories and attachments. Here are a few tips to include in your preventative maintenance routine.
Here are a few recommendations for the manufacturers of defibrillators.
July 11, 2012
Warming units are used to heat blood and intravenous solutions before administering them to patients, so it is important to ensure all areas of your warming unit are function properly. Here are some tips to help.
Since the importance of the ultrasound system industry is always growing, we think it is as important to continually update you with tips and tricks to help with your preventative maintenance schedules.
June 27, 2012
Consider the following before selling your used laboratory equipment:
Here are a few tips you should keep in mind when posting a questions or discussion on MedWrench to ensure you receive the information you are looking for.
As more and more healthcare facilities move toward Electronic Health Records (EHR), medical devices are becoming more technologically sophisticated. The contemporary Biomedical Engineer has to include a few additional tools in his belt.
June 7, 2012
CT scanners are used on just about every area of the body to identify medical issues. With such an important and expensive piece of equipment, medical facilities often employ a comprehensive quality control program.
MedWrench participated in the 2012 AAMI Conference and Expo this past weekend in Charlotte, NC. We enjoy every opportunity to meet and greet our users and sponsors, and this trip was no exception!
May 31, 2012
We are offering a $5 Starbucks gift card to everyone that visits VendorVisor, and post 3 or more reviews for companies you're currently using.
May 30, 2012
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May 30, 2012
Having heart for your EKG and ECG machines include a rigid preventative maintenance schedule. Here are a few tips to keep your electrocardiograph equipment operational.
MedWrench Will Kick Off a Contest to Win a Kindle Fire at the Annual AAMI Conference & Expo June 2nd-4th
May 23, 2012
MedWrench will participate at the annual AAMI Conference & Expo in Charlotte, NC from June 2nd through 4th. We will host booth 135. While at the conference, MedWrench will kick off our next contest!
Routine preventative maintenance checks should be scheduled for your equipment. During these exams your equipment should be cleaned and inspected for proper functionality and any signs of damage.
May 14, 2012
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 5,000 members! With new features and updates to the community, MedWrench continues to grow. The MedWrench team would like to thank all of our members for your continued support and for
While maintaining client’s medical equipment is their main focus, the Medical Field Service Engineer is also on the front line of ensuring and continuing customer satisfaction.
In the healthcare setting, time is often vital. That is why healthcare practitioners rely on medical equipment to compensate for their long list of responsibilities. Infusion Pumps take on the responsibility of delivering fluids at a set
April 24, 2012
While it seems OEMs are consistently decreasing the life cycle of their nuclear medicine machines, facilities are trying to stretch the life of their equipment. Here are some tips to help extend your equipment.
April 17, 2012
With the operating table being the centerpiece of surgical procedures, there are many types of surgical tables available that assist with keeping the patient in the best position possible for the procedure.
The average lifespan of Contrast Media Injector Systems typically runs from 5 to 7 years; however, with regular preventative maintenance the life of a contrast media injector system can be extended.
April 3, 2012
Complete Medical Services, a sponsor of our Bone Densitometer category, is a leading provider of refurbished diagnostic imaging equipment.
March 27, 2012
I am pleased to announce that MedWrench has reached 4,000 members! With new features and updates to the community, MedWrench continues to grow.
March 27, 2012
Patient monitoring systems are an important aspect in the assessment of a patient's illness or condition. Continual evaluation of specific parameters of a patient's health allows healthcare providers the ability to determine and treat diseases more
March 9, 2012
The C-Arm, an imaging scanner intensifier aptly named for its design, has become known as a highly adaptable resource for a variety of surgical and nonsurgical procedures. Since their introduction into the medical community over five decades ago
March 8, 2012
As the new employee at MedWrench, I have spent the majority of my first few days becoming acclimated with the site’s aesthetics, learning the different category listings, and mastering the ins and outs of website maintenance.
March 1, 2012
We have all heard the saying ‘Time is Money.’ This saying is crucial in the OR. If equipment goes down during a procedure, the hospital could lose substantial amounts of money. Because of this, it’s important to ensure that equipment used in the
February 22, 2012
There are various types of centrifuges, depending on the size and sample capacity. Whether your lab is using a low speed, high speed, ultracentrifuge, or any other type, it is important to have your centrifuge on a routine preventative maintenance
February 15, 2012
Electrosurgical Units (commonly referred to as ESU’s) are used for precise surgical cutting and coagulation at the incision. ESU’s are commonly used in the operating room, delivery, and outpatient surgical centers.
In a recent article published by Medical Dealer Magazine, I learned that AlphaSource would now be the sole source for GE’s non-imaging service parts to the NDO segment.
February 2, 2012
It’s been a long time coming, but the NEW MedWrench communities are here! The web team has worked hard on this project and it has been worth the wait!
January 26, 2012
In today's economy, many hospitals cannot afford new hospital beds and stretchers.
January 18, 2012
MedWrench reached another milestone! We are now 3,000 members strong!
January 12, 2012
Maintaining your autoclave by keeping it clean from bacteria, grime, and other debris is very important. There are a few tips you can follow to make sure your autoclave stays up and running.
January 5, 2012
With ultrasound technology continually improving, experts are seeing more and more trends arise in the ultrasound equipment market. From a recent TechNation article, experts discussed what they believe to be the biggest trends in ultrasound.
December 28, 2011
Technology is constantly changing in the medical industry. Which means that hospitals and clinics, when in the market for medical equipment, must decide whether to buy new or used.
December 14, 2011
Orlando provided the sunshine, sponsors provided the beer, and more than 300 attendees filed through the halls of the Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort at the 2011 MD Expo this October.
November 30, 2011
I cannot believe that the year is almost over and we are only a month away of ringing in the New Year. I can't help but to reflect on the past year and how much MedWrench has grown and where I hope it will go in 2012.
November 16, 2011
Before making purchases, I always do my due diligence. Sometimes I seem to do a little too much research by visiting multiple sites and reading review, after review, after review.
November 10, 2011
Whether it's to stay connected with friends and family or to stay up to date in your profession, social media is everywhere.