Posts from the ‘Health Care’ Category

Why do we have a shortage of Medical Device Design and Process Engineers?

I have been with the medical device industry for a decade. The decades before that was spent with heavy construction, automobiles, consumer goods on a host of interesting assignments.

Process engineers are a much sought out skill with medical device companies. It takes about 6 months to get the right engineers with the right skills.

The fast growth in the medical industry has contributed to this.

The sad part is that 75% of the work done by these highly skilled engineers is consumed by mounds of documentation work.

So, what is the moral of the story?

Should be a good Six Sigma project.



Free or Affordable Health Care with Predictive Modelling for the Future City

My passion has always been usage of existing knowledge for the benefit of humanity.

Why do we have to pay for techniques and knowledge which is in the public domain? Particularly if we are in that segment of the population which cannot afford it due to economic circumstances.

We all know in today’s economy in the USA it is a fine line from feast to famine for a working professional.

Sam Basta always posts excellent videos and blogs on some great thoughts, ideas and breakthrough improvements made in the health care system.

This is a must see video. It shows us how progressive employers like CISCO look at health care for their employees.

Let us take this concept a little further. We all know the value of Pro Bono work for all professions.

This is an opportunity for the health care professional to take affordable or free health care to those who cannot afford it.

This concept can work for all professions and industries. There is a need for diagnosis in the engineering, manufacturing, finance and services.