Category: Medical Equipment Supplies

 
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Radiation Risk from Medical Diagnostic Imaging Equipment

By Augustus Douw August 19, 2017 @augustusdouw Energy emitted from a source is generally referred to as radiation. Examples include heat or light from the sun, microwaves from an oven, X rays from an X-ray tube, and gamma rays from radioactive elements The word radiation arises from the phenomenon ofRead More

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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 for Healthcare Facilities

By MedEquip. Updated August 18, 2017 The 2008-2009 focus of the biennial World Disaster Reduction Campaign was on “Hospitals Safe from Disasters: Reduce Risk, Protect Health facilities, Save Lives”. In that global effort, WHO established partnership with the secretariat of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and theRead 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

Hospital Project Planning, Delivery and Controls

Excellence in Project Management is achieved through a structured process that includes multiple phases: Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring and Controlling Closing. The process balances the key project constraints and provides a tool for making decisions throughout the project based on stakeholder values, performance metrics, established procedures and project goals. EffectiveRead 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

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