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Career Prospects in
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Clinical Engineering
Specialties
Career Prospects
Biomedical Companies
Healthcare Standards
...
Biomedical Engineering …
• Specialized branch of Engineering.
• Medical Technology: 2nd position in terms of
research expe...
• Involves almost all types of science and
engineering streams.
• The most passionate area of research- other
branches of ...
Clinical Engineering
• is a speciality within biomedical engineering .
• responsible primarily for applying and implementi...
Specialties
• Biomaterials
• Biomechanics
• Bio Signal Processing
• Medical Imaging
• Medical Informatics
• Genetic Engine...
CAREER PROSPECTS
After B.Tech.
HOSPITALS
Engineer/ Auditor /
HMIS Manager
COMPANY
Sales/ Service /
Application Specialist
OEM
Research/ Pro...
Job Titles
• Biomedical Engineer
• Clinical Engineer
• Service Engineer
• Customer Support Engineer
• Application Speciali...
Job opportunities …
• BLS (Bureau of Labour Statistics)- biomedical
engineering - fastest growing professions all over
the...
Job opportunities
• Evolving and developing though in India.
• investment towards R&D field related to biomedical
sector i...
Biomedical Companies
• Siemens
• Philips
• B Braun Medical
• Becton Dickinson
• Medtronic
• Thoshiba
• Wipro GE Healthcare...
Healthcare Standards …
• HL7 standard.
• Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes
(LOINC).
• International Classifi...
Healthcare Standards
• Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine
(DICOM)
• International Organization for Standardiza...
Hospital Accreditation
• Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare
Organizations - JCAHO .
• Accreditation Canada
• ...
Higher Studies - India
• IIT Mumbai
• IIT kharagpur
• IIT Madras
• Anna University, Chennai
• Visvesvaraya Technological U...
Higher Studies - Abroad
• Germany
• United Kingdom
• USA
• Australia
• Canada
Research funding..
• National Health Portal (http://www.nhp.gov.in/)
• Department of Electronics and Information Technolog...
Research funding
• Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR (www.icmr.nic.in)
• International Funding
– WHO
– IEEE EMBS (En...
Public Sector Undertakings
• HLL Life Care
• Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences &
Technology.
• Kerala Med...
Entrepreneurship…
• Technical / Managerial Assistance.
• Local Body Registration.
• Linkage with funding agencies.
• Taxes...
Entrepreneurship
• Additional Skill Acquisition Programme – ASAP Kerala
• Kerala Institute for Entrepreneurship
Developmen...
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  1. 1. Career Prospects in Biomedical Engineering
  2. 2. Biomedical Engineering Clinical Engineering Specialties Career Prospects Biomedical Companies Healthcare Standards Hospital Accreditation Higher Studies Research Funding PSUs Entrepreneurship Topics
  3. 3. Biomedical Engineering … • Specialized branch of Engineering. • Medical Technology: 2nd position in terms of research expenditure. • Food & Health integral part of life and would remain eternal! • The unique interface between engineering and healthcare -utilize the knowledge of engineering in healthcare for a better patient care.
  4. 4. • Involves almost all types of science and engineering streams. • The most passionate area of research- other branches of engineering carry out the research in biomedical as their area is saturated. • Our solutions impact the society to improve lifespan of individuals, the most valuable thing. Biomedical Engineering
  5. 5. Clinical Engineering • is a speciality within biomedical engineering . • responsible primarily for applying and implementing medical technology to optimize healthcare delivery. • governmental regulators on hospital inspections/audits. • technological consultants for other hospital staff . • advise medical device producers regarding prospective design improvements based on clinical experiences. • Procurement and asset management.
  6. 6. Specialties • Biomaterials • Biomechanics • Bio Signal Processing • Medical Imaging • Medical Informatics • Genetic Engineering • Tissue Engineering • Nanotechnology • Clinical Research
  7. 7. CAREER PROSPECTS
  8. 8. After B.Tech. HOSPITALS Engineer/ Auditor / HMIS Manager COMPANY Sales/ Service / Application Specialist OEM Research/ Production Engineer Masters Degree in Engineering Masters Degree in Management (Hospital) ENTERPRENUER Manufacturer/ Dealer/ Service Provider PUBLIC SECTOR Manager/ Auditor/ Researcher/ Patent Examiner
  9. 9. Job Titles • Biomedical Engineer • Clinical Engineer • Service Engineer • Customer Support Engineer • Application Specialist • Project Engineer- Medical Devices • Patent Examiner (Intellectual Property) • Biomedical Auditor • HMIS Administrator • Content Developer
  10. 10. Job opportunities … • BLS (Bureau of Labour Statistics)- biomedical engineering - fastest growing professions all over the world. • Hospitals/ Healthcare organisations in INDIA • Sales/ Service/ Application Specialist. • Limited number of manufacturers for sophisticated equipments (100% FDI).
  11. 11. Job opportunities • Evolving and developing though in India. • investment towards R&D field related to biomedical sector is increasing. • Experience / Internship training. • Salary • Very promising career in developed countries.
  12. 12. Biomedical Companies • Siemens • Philips • B Braun Medical • Becton Dickinson • Medtronic • Thoshiba • Wipro GE Healthcare • Schiller Healthcare • Maquet Medical
  13. 13. Healthcare Standards … • HL7 standard. • Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC). • International Classification of Diseases (ICD10) • Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine--Clinical Terms (SNOMED-CT)- International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) • Current Procedural Terminology, 4th Edition (CPT 4) • ATC – Anatomic Therapeutic Chemical Classification of Drugs
  14. 14. Healthcare Standards • Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) • Standards for Medical Devices. • Medical Devices Regulation-WHO • ECRI Institute (formerly the "Emergency Care Research Institute")
  15. 15. Hospital Accreditation • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations - JCAHO . • Accreditation Canada • The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards or ACHS. • QHA Trent Accreditation (United Kingdom)/ • The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) • National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH)
  16. 16. Higher Studies - India • IIT Mumbai • IIT kharagpur • IIT Madras • Anna University, Chennai • Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum • SCTIMST. • VIT University, Tamil Nadu • SRM University, Tamil Nadu • MG University, Kerala
  17. 17. Higher Studies - Abroad • Germany • United Kingdom • USA • Australia • Canada
  18. 18. Research funding.. • National Health Portal (http://www.nhp.gov.in/) • Department of Electronics and Information Technology – DeitY (http://deity.gov.in/) • Department of Biotechnology – DBT (http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/) • Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council ---BIRAC. (http://www.birac.nic.in/) • Kerala State Council For Science, Technology & Environment – KSCSTE (http://www.kscste.kerala.gov.in/)
  19. 19. Research funding • Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR (www.icmr.nic.in) • International Funding – WHO – IEEE EMBS (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) – IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) – International Collaborative projects (Indo-American, Indo- German) through Govt. of India.
  20. 20. Public Sector Undertakings • HLL Life Care • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology. • Kerala Medical Services Corporation Ltd. • National Health Mission • eHealth Kerala • Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Kerala.
  21. 21. Entrepreneurship… • Technical / Managerial Assistance. • Local Body Registration. • Linkage with funding agencies. • Taxes Department.
  22. 22. Entrepreneurship • Additional Skill Acquisition Programme – ASAP Kerala • Kerala Institute for Entrepreneurship Development (KIED) • Kerala Financial Corporation- KFC • Kerala State Entrepreneur Development Mission (KSEDM) • Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (GoI) • Directorate of Industries and Commerce (http://dic.kerala.gov.in/)
  23. 23. THANK YOU

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