guarantee a fully-
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Biomed Managed Services
Althea can fully fund any hospital’s equipment replacement programme providing the customer with a flat service charge over the term of the contract that eliminates peaks in capital investment. All biomed managed service customers are provided with an enhanced set of key performance indicators to offer assurance that the biomed managed service is being delivered safely and effectively.
Althea can help reduce costs and improve quality of biomedical equipment through total cost of ownership analysis, control and delivery. Our independent biomedical equipment specialists provide a professional service and impartial advice that is based on customers’ needs and optimising patient outcomes.
Through the biomed managed service, Althea will continuously ensure that equipment safety requirements are maintained over time, particularly in relation to electrical safety and connectivity. This includes practical tests to check the quality of the service provided, with subsequent adjustments and calibration as required.
PPMs and corrective repairs
Our field-based or on-site biomed managed service teams are available 24/7/365 in the event of biomedical equipment malfunction – rapidly restoring function of the device and helping you optimise clinical services. Althea’s relationships with the major biomedical equipment manufacturers let us deliver responsive, comprehensive services, including training and optimised provision of spare parts.
Planning and funding
- hospital biomedical engineer training
- planning and implementation of technology transfers for single departments or whole hospitals
- quality management system accreditation
- clinical risk management
- workflow definition
- database enrolling
End-of-life and disposal
- manufacturer’s recommendations,
- current treatment standards
- cost of continued ownership
- the usage, maintenance and repair record
- safety, quality and functionality of the device
All equipment is then disposed of in accordance with WEEE regulations.