Equipment

State of the Art Equipment for the Delivery of World Class Healthcare

UKIHMA can facilitate the scoping, purchase, delivery and installation of the full range of equipment needed to run a hospital. From basic cleaning to complex robotic surgery we can provide solutions including long term maintenance and ongoing training.

  • SPECIFICATION

    The scheduling and specifying of equipment and furniture for hospitals is a complex task that must consider myriad factors that can be locally relevant but also important in an international context. It is essential to ensure that all items are identified and spatial and service provision planned at ...

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  • PROCUREMENT

    Equipment procurement needs to carefully manged to ensure that best value for money from a whole life perspective is obtained for each purchase with particular attention being paid to maintainability and sustainability. Experience in determining the suitability of equipment from a specification and cost viewpoint is vital ...

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  • SPECIFIC FUNDING

    A variety of funding options are available to assist organisations looking to purchase medical equipment.

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  • INSTALLATION

    Installation of medical equipment needs to be co-ordinated with building construction to ensure pre-installation items are accommodated and service provision is appropriate. Supervision of third party providers is important to warrant that installation has been undertaken according to the relevant guidelines and the equipment is fully functioning. ...

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  • OPERATIONS

    Operational usage of medical equipment from the physical management of the asset through, for example, equipment libraries and asset tagging to competency to use considerations needs to be developed, documented and implemented to ensure the safest environment for patients and staff alike.

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  • MAINTENANCE

    The correct maintenance of medical equipment is essential to realise the full benefits of the equipment for the longest duration. Planned Preventive Maintenance and proper use and care guidelines need to be established and implemented for all equipment ensuring the optimal use of this valuable resource.

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Experience is key in the effective procurement and operation of medical equipment

The procurement and effective operation of medical equipment is a complex area. Through the experience of the NHS and private sectors UKIHMA members can offer the full package taking into account all of the vital elements required to ensure effective, cost efficient solutions to all of your equipment needs.

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