Category: Surgical Advances

 
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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

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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

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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

How 3D Printing Is Impacting The Medical Industry

The singularity of the Healthcare industry is that it has to adapt with a very accurate specificity to every patient. The resources used for surgeries or to treat the patient are often customized, expensive and limited. Those constraints are very adapted to the use of 3D printing technology which printsRead 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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