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Clinical Applications Specialists


Clinical applications specialists train health care professionals to use new health care equipment and software. Such technology includes electro-medical equipment [e.g., patient-monitoring systems, MRI machines, diagnostic imaging equipment (including informatics equipment), and ultrasonic scanning devices], irradiation apparatuses (e.g., X-ray devices and other diagnostic imaging, as well as computed tomography equipment), practice management software, health information management software, software as a medical device (i.e., software that is used for one or more medical purposes that perform these purposes without being part of a hardware medical device), wireless medical devices, and telemedicine technology. Clinical applications specialists (CASs) are employed by health care facilities and companies that sell medical software and equipment.     

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
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Clinical Support Manager

Clinical Applications Specialist

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