September 13, 2011 § 1 Comment
Guest post by Robert Peinert
Over the last several years, as I continue to do research for various projects, I’ve read about a growing number of Medical Photography Departments that are shutting their doors or changing their focus. Private hospitals, public community-based hospitals, and even several university-based hospitals have closed their photography and media departments in recent years. Costs and hospital/departmental needs are among the top reasons, however a more reoccurring reason is the growth of technology.
June 15, 2010 § 2 Comments
While searching through our archive for a photo of an artificial heart valve, I found this rendition of what surgery could have been like in the viking age. Love that surgical mask detail. Nurse! Axe!
January 22, 2010 § 2 Comments
I’m used to being an annoyance. In my previous job I was working on a project where we should document all kinds of cancer treatment, from biopsies to surgery. We would decide that we needed to make a video of some operation, and then had to go find a surgeon who would agree to take me along. We always found one, but they didn’t always come easy. « Read the rest of this entry »
December 7, 2009 § 3 Comments
One of the most fun and challenging parts of my new job is photographing infants. I used to only work with cancer, and few children, so shooting toddlers with less serious conditions is a very positive experience. Even though the kids themselves are not always that positive (photo credit). « Read the rest of this entry »