Equipment Planning

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 […]

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 […]

How to Build a Successful Equipment Planning and Procurement Solution for Your Healthcare Facility – Part 2

By Mike Reid, Vice President, Construction, Capital and Facility Services, Intalere, and Scott Vinson, President, Mitchell Planning Associates Last week we introduced the importance of capital equipment planning for healthcare and highlighted two factors that go into building a successful solution, benchmarking and capital budget analysis and reporting.  This week we’ll look at three additional […]

How to Build a Successful Equipment Planning and Procurement Solution for Your Healthcare Facility – Part 1

By Mike Reid, Vice President, Construction, Capital and Facility Services, Intalere, and Scott Vinson, President, Mitchell Planning Associates Medical equipment is one of the highest costs in healthcare today. It touches nearly every aspect of healthcare: cost, quality, clinical outcomes, innovation and recruitment. Equipment intensive spaces such as lab, pharmacy, emergency, surgery, imaging and intensive […]