Patient monitoring systems can provide round-the-clock observation of patient data and health status. It centers around the condition or disease that the system is designed and equipped to monitor. Each system needs to be designed and equipped for specific conditions relevant to the patient. Typically, patient monitoring systems are set up to observe multiple medical parameters over a period of time.
Therefore, a patient monitoring system that is safe and effective will require specialized equipment, sometimes over a long period of time. This means that you want the highest quality equipment you can find to perform repeated medical tests. However, all this specialized equipment can get expensive. In addition, what does one do with used or outdated equipment when it no longer has a use?
Fortunately, there’s a way to both save money on your monitoring equipment and find a good home for your discarded equipment: refurbished patient monitoring equipment.
Refurbished vs Used Patient Monitoring Equipment
The main distinction between refurbished and used is that refurbishment involves testing before being sold to the public. In contrast, a product may be gently used and functional when someone got rid of it, but if being sold at a later date without testing, the product cannot be honestly sold as refurbished.
For example, refurbished patient monitoring equipment may have been returned to the manufacturer as defective. However, it may have been repaired and tested to be resold as safe and functional. There is a prevalence of refurbished equipment currently. However, you want to do research to ensure you choose a reputable company that values patient safety and affordability.
Ask questions specifically related to your type of monitoring equipment and ask how the company’s equipment is refurbished. If you don’t get a clear, concise response, you should continue your search.
Also known as recertified, refurbished equipment is available from some of the most recognized medical monitoring equipment manufacturers. These include Philips, GE, Edan, Datascope, MaxTec, and Mindray, among others. It’s important to determine if the company is able to offer all the options available for your specific needs.
Availability of Refurbished Patient Monitoring Equipment
Patient monitoring equipment currently available includes systems and devices such as:
- Wireless ambulatory telemetry monitoring
- Multi-parameter vital sign monitors
- Intracranial pressure devices
- Telehealth monitoring,
- Electroencephalography (EEG) monitors
- Electromyography (EMG) devices
- Neonatal and fetal monitors
- Cerebral oximetry devices
- Cardiac output monitoring devices
- Blood pressure monitors
- Pulse oximetry devices
Your patient monitoring equipment is essential for keeping track of and providing data about patient body system functions. This is in the hopes of evaluating the data to make accurate diagnoses and provide appropriate treatments.
Donating Old Equipment
Are you interested in finding a new home for your used medical equipment? There are organizations that will take it off your hands and see if it can be refurbished.
Ready to have a qualified and experienced patient monitoring equipment company on your side? Sage Services Group knows the importance of client safety and peace of mind. We also understand the need for transparent conversation regarding refurbished equipment. We’re eager to be your exclusive and dependable refurbished patient monitoring equipment provider.