The Other Side
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In the past four years, we have had multiple CMS regulation changes and the FDA is also looking at how medical equipment is serviced and reported.

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We have a policy in place that requires a service manual with all new equipment purchases to ensure that we have everything we need to be able to service the equipment properly. We make sure the manual has preventative maintenance (PM) procedures and frequencies listed so we can include them in our computerized maintenance software. […]

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As we all are aware, many medical equipment manufacturers no longer exist because big companies have bought them to eliminate competition.

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I have previously written articles about my friends at KMA, praising the company for their willingness to do whatever it takes to do what I need.

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Second sourcing parts is a standard practice in most progressive biomed departments.

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I always felt that a good salesperson delivers what you asked for, and a great anticipates your needs.

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Harnessing the data (and knowledge) buried in our CMMS system can provide meaningful information that is otherwise mostly anecdotal at this point.

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The New Year provides an opportunity to hit the reset button and leave our past behind and start anew.

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We recently had our Joint Commission inspection and I would like to share our experience with the survey.

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In today’s world, a focus on disaster planning and emergency preparedness is integral to hospital operations. However, some Biomeds may think this doesn’t apply to us. I would suggest every biomedical department become very familiar with disaster and emergency planning. I am suggesting that from a medical equipment management perspective. We (the biomedical engineering department) […]

the_other_side

In the past four years, we have had multiple CMS regulation changes and the FDA is also looking at how medical equipment is serviced and reported.

the_other_side

We have a policy in place that requires a service manual with all new equipment purchases to ensure that we have everything we need to be able to service the equipment properly. We make sure the manual has preventative maintenance (PM) procedures and frequencies listed so we can include them in our computerized maintenance software. […]

2-The-Other-Side

As we all are aware, many medical equipment manufacturers no longer exist because big companies have bought them to eliminate competition.

the_other_side

I have previously written articles about my friends at KMA, praising the company for their willingness to do whatever it takes to do what I need.

the_other_side

Second sourcing parts is a standard practice in most progressive biomed departments.

the_other_side

I always felt that a good salesperson delivers what you asked for, and a great anticipates your needs.

the_other_side

Harnessing the data (and knowledge) buried in our CMMS system can provide meaningful information that is otherwise mostly anecdotal at this point.

the_other_side

The New Year provides an opportunity to hit the reset button and leave our past behind and start anew.

the_other_side

We recently had our Joint Commission inspection and I would like to share our experience with the survey.

the_other_side

In today’s world, a focus on disaster planning and emergency preparedness is integral to hospital operations. However, some Biomeds may think this doesn’t apply to us. I would suggest every biomedical department become very familiar with disaster and emergency planning. I am suggesting that from a medical equipment management perspective. We (the biomedical engineering department) […]