Category: Maintenance Costs

Maintenance Costs

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Examining COSR for All Medical Equipment

In the latest installment of The LynchPin, biomedical expert Patrick Lynch delves into a simple tool that weighs the annual cost of maintaining a device against its original sales price: the cost of service ratio—aka: COSR. Lynch shares his—perhaps divisive—thoughts on this model below.

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Equipment Replacement 101: A How-to Guide

In recent PrepTalk columns, John Noblitt discussed the process of purchasing new equipment and the need for these purchases to fit into an organization’s strategic plan. In January’s installment of PrepTalk, Noblitt shares information about equipment replacement purchases—and how such information could show up on the Certified Healthcare Technology Management exam.

Unisyn Medical Technologies

Christopher M. Cone Lead with strength. Don’t overextend yourself. These are common refrains of the business world. They are also important pieces of advice that diagnostic imaging service company Unisyn Medical Technologies, Golden, Colo, has taken to heart. Since forming in 2009 after a merger of three companies, Unisyn has grown its business by focusing […]

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Balancing Service Costs and Risks

The cost of servicing and maintaining imaging equipment represents a large portion of a facility’s overall operating cost, and, in some cases, ranks second only to labor costs. The ultimate balance between cost and risk depends on many factors, such as the number of operating facilities, the complexity and age of imaging equipment, the hours […]

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