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Careers in Diagnostics—Making Test Equipment to Determine Cures

Doctors and healthcare professionals diagnose conditions every day. To make the right diagnoses, they need high quality, reliable equipment.   

In the same way, individuals with chronic conditions need testing equipment to manage their conditions. Just as doctors need accurate diagnoses, these individuals need their test equipment to be highly accurate. 
Some diagnostics come in the form of machines you see at the hospital, some can be found at your local drug stores. Here are some examples of diagnostics:
  • Ultrasound machines
  • Sugar level monitors and strips
  • C-Scan Machines
  • Influenza test kits

Does Quality Matter to You?

The responsibility to make quality diagnostic equipment is great. At the same time, you can reap the financial reward of being in career that requires high responsibility.
Successful individuals in this career field:
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Follow procedures to the letter
  • Work well in teams 
  • Focus on the quality of the work done, not as much the quantity

Training Options

BioOhio has collaborated with community colleges across Ohio to train medical device and diagnostic equipment/supply manufacturing workers through the Bioscience Manufacturing Technology Certification Program.