KC Biomed Society

A professional society for BMETs in Kansas and Missouri

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The Healthcare Technology Management Association of the Mid-West is dedicated to providing a forum for those involved with healthcare technology to exchange experiences, information, and ideas to help improve the quality of patient care and further HTMA.  If you are new to the Kansas City area and/or interested in participating in this community please come to any of our meetings.

HTMA-MW is pleased to announce a FREE certification study group.

Please see the communication below from Tyler Tryon.  Thank you Tyler for all your efforts.  We encourage any members who are currently certified to participate as instructors.

Class will begin on March 6th and go every Tuesday for 10 weeks, ending on May 8th. The class on March 27th will be moved to March 28th due to a family obligation that I have.

Class will start at 5pm until done, at least one hour. There will be a webinar for those that cannot make it on site to view, listen and interact. Those that can, or would prefer to, come on site we can get a conference room at Saint Luke’s on the Plaza.

Those interested can email me at ttryon@saintlukeskc.org and I will send them all of the information about the class.


Members in AAMI News

Biomed Breaks the Mold by Working for Veterinary Practice

Rick TrexlerThe patients at the healthcare facilities where Rick Trexler, CBET, works tend to be rather furry, are prone to pacing, and have been known to bark or purr on occasion.

Trexler, you might say, is a rare breed: He’s a healthcare technology management (HTM) professional who works for a veterinary practice.

“Less a couple of ‘sabbaticals,’ I’ve been working in veterinary medicine since 1985, my senior year of high school. I am a registered veterinary technician, which is the equivalent of a registered nurse on the human medical side,” said Trexler, who is the equipment and facilities manager at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Kansas City, MO. “The bulk of my career has been in canine and feline medicine, but I have also worked in the aviculture department of Sea World with penguins, alcids, waterfowl, and parrots; with other wildlife; and for a short time in large animal medicine.”

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Upcoming Events

17 Jul 2018 5:00 PM • Childrens Mercy, 2240 Kenwood, KC MO 64108
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