Medisend College has been training US veterans in biomedical engineering technology through the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program since 2013.
Touchstone Medical Imaging, headquartered in Franklin, TN, with regional offices in Plano, TX, has donated the design and construction of two state-of-the-art X-ray and imaging laboratories to Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology, located in Dallas. Medisend College’s General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program trains US military veterans to become professional biomedical technicians with opportunities for careers in the healthcare industry. Medisend College has been training veterans and successfully placing them in positions with major healthcare organizations since 2013.
“Touchstone is proud to support our military veterans through this community partnership with Medisend College,” says Clete Madden, President of Touchstone Imaging and Board of Trustee member at Medisend College. “It is inspiring to be able to help these young men and women find a future that can repay them for their sacrifice. We are pleased to play a role in helping them receive the highest level of education and training at Medisend.”
The two Touchstone Imaging Laboratories at Medisend College will house new advanced X-ray equipment, donated by Siemens, and four new panoramic dental X-ray units, donated by Henry Schein Dental. Veterans will enter the workplace with knowledge and experience on this state-of-the-art equipment and technology and will have the opportunity to serve their communities in rewarding and lucrative positions.
“It is through the generosity of organizations like Touchstone Imaging that Medisend College has continued to offer the highest level of education and training in biomedical engineering technology. Our mission is to have graduates obtain sought-after jobs after receiving a quality education. The advanced training that they receive as a result of this contribution will make a real difference for the futures of our veteran graduates and their families,” says General Richard B. Myers, Past Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Current President of Kansas State University, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Medisend College, and Founder of the General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program at Medisend College.
The advanced training that they receive as a result of this contribution will make a real difference for the futures of our veteran graduates and their families,” says General Richard B. Myers.
About Touchstone Imaging:
Touchstone Medical Imaging is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging services in the United States. Headquartered in Franklin, TN, with regional offices in Plano, TX, Touchstone owns and operates diagnostic imaging facilities in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Florida, Arkansas and Montana. The company uses the highest quality imaging equipment and partners with subspecialized radiologists to deliver a wide range of imaging services in a comfortable, service-oriented outpatient environment. Touchstone is part of the US Radiology Specialists national radiology network.
About Medisend College of Biomedical Engineering Technology:
Medisend College is the premier educational and training center for individuals seeking a future in biomedical technology. Students can earn an Associate Degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology in an innovative and intensive 7-month program with hands-on training using the most up-to-date hospital-grade equipment. The highly recognized training gives graduates the education and background necessary to get promising careers with healthcare industry leaders.
The General Richard B. Myers Veterans Program at Medisend College enables veterans to maximize the skills gained in service to their country. The program enables veterans to transition into civilian workplace with well-paying jobs in the coveted healthcare industry. General Myers states it best, “Our mission is not complete until we have given our veterans and their families the best opportunity for a secure future.”