Capital equipment

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Early Detection of Breast Cancer Saves Lives – Making 3D Mammography Happen at Crossing Rivers Health

ISSUE 3D Tomosynthesis Mammography, the most advanced mammography technology available, was not currently offered in the northeast Iowa or southwest Wisconsin region served by Crossing Rivers Health. SOLUTION Crossing Rivers Health strongly believes residents of rural communities deserve access to the best quality healthcare and technology available, without having to travel long distances. The Crossing […]

Pillars of a Successful Construction Project

By Mike Reid, Vice President, Construction, Capital and Facility Contracting To shape building or renovation plans, decrease costs and ensure projects meet functional requirements, healthcare providers must build a comprehensive program that covers all aspects of construction – from planning to furniture. Just as important as design specifications and functional requirements, are clinical resources and […]

Best Practices in Benchmarking Medical Equipment

by Bryan Ramey, Mitchell Planning Associates, and Mike Gerhardt, Senior Director, Facility Management Specialists, Intalere Across every industry, benchmarking is an essential tool to help organizations understand key metrics in determining their position in the marketplace. In today’s healthcare hospital industry, Supply Chain departments are using monthly, quarterly and annual metrics such as the hospital’s […]

Is Buying Refurbished Equipment Right for Your Healthcare Facility?

by Monica Caldwell, Director, Contracting Solutions, Intalere, and David McAndrews, Senior Vice President, Imaging Solutions, Block Imaging With healthcare facilities balancing cost pressures against the need to upgrade equipment and facilities, the use of refurbished healthcare equipment as a low-cost alternative has grown significantly in the past several years. Previously, options for buying refurbished equipment […]