GE Healthcare develops a futuristic training method to help engineers learn how to fix and maintain its capital equipment systems.
The Multiple Re-configurable Training System has a touch-sensitive screen that allows engineers to simulate a variety of tasks.
It takes time, money, and travel to train biomedical engineers who work at healthcare facilities on the wide range of medical equipment they maintain. But budget cuts, pressure on hospital margins, packed work schedules, and mergers in the healthcare industry that add more systems to responsibilities, mean time and money are often in short supply.
GE Healthcare, one of the largest providers of imaging systems and medical equipment, has an answer to these challenges: the...