Category: Medical Advances

 
Disaster preparedness and crises management effectiveness

Disaster Risk Management: Corporate Preparedness and Crisis Management

By Augustus Douw August 19, 2017 #medequip.kenya The impact of an earthquake, hurricane, building fire, tsunami, or other disaster can be devastating to an area, its economy, and its people. Damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure — on top of the damage to lives — can linger for months orRead More

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Disaster Risk Management: Mass Casualty Management Preparedness

Disasters from natural, technological, military and societal hazards lead to large numbers of fatal and non-fatal casualties. The preparedness of a responsive healthcare facility for disasters begins to immediately determine the weight of the ensuing statistics, outcomes and ultimate impact of the disasters on the individual, the health worker andRead More

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International Usability Standards for Medical Devices

Most manufacturers know they cannot risk launching products with poor usability. They know that ultimately there will be a price to pay — expensive redesigns, poor customer experience, high volumes of customer service calls and complaints, lost user productivity and lost revenue. But there are some industries in which theRead More

Why Digital Technology For Hospitals Is Imperative

By Augustus Douw MedEquip  August 5, 2017 MedEquip Kenya is in forefront in promoting latest hospital and healthcare management technology not only in diagnostic and interventional therapies, but also in hospital data storage, data sharing, transmittal and security. By promoting use of newest technology to our healthcare project customers, weRead More

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Healthcare Technology: Preparing For The World of Tomorrow

MedEquip July 25, 2017 The healthcare industry has undergone a technology renaissance. What once encompassed patient scheduling and payment software has evolved into a myriad of applications and IoT devices (internet of things) that are often critical to the delivery of healthcare services. These changes to the healthcare industry haveRead More

Guidelines In Planning and Design of Hospitals

A functional design can promote skill, economy, conveniences, and comforts; a non-functional design can impede activities of all types, detract from quality of care, and raise costs to intolerable levels.”  Hardy and Lammers Hospitals are the most complex of building types. Each hospital is comprised of a wide range ofRead More

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Medical Equipment Budgeting: Controlling Project Medical Equipment Costs

August 4, 2017 Key to the success of a health care construction project is a vetted and approved medical equipment budget. This lays the foundation for the application of practices that may not only save the facility money on medical equipment, but on the entire project cost. Establishing an initialRead More

Selecting The Right X-ray Equipment For Your Facility

Updated by MedEquip August 4, 2017 CR and DR are the two main ways to make digital X-ray. Each has their pros and cons, but the market is clearly moving toward DR for a variety of reasons. Computed Radiography, or CR, records radiographic images to a phosphor plate. This processRead More

Medical Equipment Life Cycle Costs

Updated July 23, 2017 by MedEquip Medical equipment management is usually a four-stage battle for hospitals. It begins with procurement cost, then installation and training, then usability and finally maintenance overhead. Over each stage of this running battle hangs a budget question, which most health project owners have no answersRead More

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