Medical 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]