Quantifiable Risk Factors in Medical Equipment Management Program
The provision of today’s health services depends on a steady increase in the evolution of medical technology. There is no hospital department that has not felt the impact of electronic, mechanical, hydraulic equipment in daily routine. The development of medical technology, the complexity of medical equipment has been rapid, producing a proliferation of growing medical devices. This paper was conducted to provide a comprehensive study evaluating the maintenance and repair program for medical equipment to determine the optimal method for a cost-effective management system and to identify risk factors. When a risk assessment tool is being developed, quantified and implemented, many applications are possible to generate procedure risk monitoring presentations across the institution to implement a technical competence program for biomedical/clinical engineers, technicians and clinicians.
KeywordsRisk factors Medical equipment assessment Management program Quality guidelines
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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