As the voice of the HTM sector since 1996, 24x7 Magazine always stays up to date on the latest happenings in the industry. And suffice it to say that a lot has happened recently. In this installment of Up Front, chief editor Keri Forsythe-Stephens discusses what's going on and why it's critical to speak up.
Category: Independent Service Organizations
This article will discuss the different terms and conditions to look for in service contracts. The vendors—original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and independent service organizations (ISOs)—provide different types of contracts depending on the level of coverage. Most of the vendors offer some form of a full service agreement. Different vendors may offer different coverage in their […]Read More
Leo Costello Clinical dynamics corp, wallingford, Conn, designs, manufactures, and markets NIBP simulators, SpO2 simulators, and SpO2 probe testers. Among its customers are clinical and biomedical engineering departments, patient monitoring makers, and independent service organizations. 24×7 spoke with Leo Costello, Clinical Dynamics’ principal founder, president, and director of research and development, about the company’s products, […]Read More
Tim Huffman From one CE or BIOMED manager to the next, you can find great variances in deciding whether to use in-house technicians, an independent service organization (ISO), or an original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Some departments call the vendor at the first sign of trouble, and others hesitate to use outside assistance until absolutely necessary. […]Read More
CREST SERVICES CREST Services, Lewisville, Tex, offers to health care facilities medical equipment maintenance, asset management, and program management, including biomedical services, imaging services, CT/MR services and refurbishing, parts sourcing, and Joint Commission consultation. Its team of on-site technicians, account managers, modality specialists, and support personnel work together with the customer to manage the entire […]Read More
Brian Montgomery Clinical Resources for Equipment Support Technology Services Inc (CREST Services), Lewisville, Tex, is a nationwide provider of medical equipment maintenance and asset management. In August 2004, 24×7 spoke with Brian Montgomery, CEO of CREST Services, about the 6-month absence he had to take from the helm of the company he created due to […]Read More
ARAMARK ARAMARK Healthcare—Clinical Technology Services (Charlotte, NC) offers independent clinical equipment management solutions, with engineering specialists managing the entire spectrum of biomedical and imaging equipment, including preventive and corrective maintenance, and the development of certification processes and standards. From biomedical and imaging equipment management to endoscope surgical instrument repair, the company is equipped to provide […]Read More