Category: Asset Management

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When to Fix It—Even If It “Ain’t Broke”

In a world where technological advancement is rapid and constant, obsolescence comes quickly. And medical manufacturers must constantly weigh the costs and benefits of one important question: When is the best time to redesign and update an older device that’s been on the market for a while?

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Vendor Profile: GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare has created an always-on solution to help buyers and biomed teams focus on patient care—by delivering what they need, when and where they need it. This online system, GE Healthcare Service Shop, provides instant access to equipment parts and accessories, repairs, and education resources directly from GE Healthcare, the original equipment manufacturer.

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FDA Dips Toe into Third-Party Waters

In the past, the FDA has occasionally waded into the territory of medical device service, refurbishment, repair, reconditioning, and modification. The FDA’s new foray into this arena comes in the form of an open-ended request for comments titled “Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers.”

Contracts

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Building a Platform for Success: Puneet Pandit

In this article, the founder and CEO of Glassbeam, Puneet Pandit, shares his thoughts on the evolution of the company and how machine data analytics can help a hospital improve the uptimes of its medical devices.

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G. Wayne Moore, Acertara Acoustic Laboratories

When G. Wayne Moore founded Sonora Medical Systems, he wanted to transform the way medical ultrasound probes were tested. Now, 18 years later, he is continuing that mission as president and CEO of Acertara Acoustic Laboratories.

Third-Party Repair

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10 Things to Consider When Outsourcing Service

HTM professionals are all faced with a common problem: insufficient labor resources. After all, just getting through one's monthly PMs can be a struggle. In this installment of The LynchPin, biomedical expert Patrick Lynch discusses the decision to outsource service—and what HTMs need to know before doing so.