Medical Equipment

Alarms sound or warning lights go on. You realize that continued use of this equipment will lead to more extensive damage or possible breakdown and eventual replacement. As the nursing home administrator you will have to decide whether to repair or replace the item. With the assistance of a reputable service company these timely decisions are no longer a major headache.

In dealing with medical equipment, it is crucial to be alert for signs of malfunction. Your resident’s health and safety may be at stake. Are your infusion pumps not delivering the proper amount of medication or nutrition to your patient? Do your patient lifts have worn parts and are hazardous when lifting or moving a patient? Are your scales calibrated properly, or are your patient’s weights inconsistent?

The company you use should be able to assist you when considering whether to repair or replace the item. Most of us are aware of many service providers. As a former healthcare administrator I chose my medical equipment service provider cautiously and deliberately. Price alone cannot be your main consideration. I suggest you consider the following, when choosing a service company.

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