Biomedical Benchmark Brochure
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wbio MEdic Al bEnc HMArk™ tHE tE cHnology suPPort syst EMA comprehensive resource for benchmarking—and managing—medical equipment service activities.backed by the experience, independence, and integrity of Ecri institute.HoW do you st Ack uP?Benchmarks show you the way to improve your departmental effectiveness. But where can you find relevant benchmarks on what other healthcare facilities are doing? How do you find out:uHow much other facilities pay for service? uWhich devices your peers are no longer inspecting? experienceduHow others manage similar amounts and types of equipment?nEW bEncHMArking rEsourcE HElPs you oPtiMiZE your dEPArtMEnt’s PErForMAncE.BiomedicalBenchmark is your Web-based system for all the vital benchmarks you need to make well-informed, data-driven decisions when managing your equipment service activities. Key device and clinical engineering (CE) data, from both ECRI Institute and healthcare facilities, show you how your facility compares to others of similar size and circumstance— so you can gauge department efficiency and improve specific performance areas. BiomedicalBenchmark will provide critical benchmarks for:piOneerinGuAcquisition costs—compare service costs to equipment acquisition costs uExpected equipment life—improve operations and financial planning by anticipating equipment life cyclesuService contract costs—evaluate your options for equipment serviceuCE department demographics—compare your staffing ...

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b wioMEdicAlbEncHMArk tHEtEcHnology suPPort systEM
A COmpReheNSIve ReSOURCe fORBeNChmaRKING—aND maNaGING— meDICaL eqUIpmeNT SeRvICe aCTIvITIeS.
baCKeD BY The expeRIeNCe,INDepeNDeNCe, aND INTeGRITYOf Ecri iNSTITUTe.
HoW do you stAck uP?
Benchmarks show you the way to improve your departmental effectiveness.
But where can you find relevant benchmarks on what other healthcare facilities are doing? How do you find out: uHow much other facilities pay for service? uWhich devices your peers are no longer inspecting? experienced How others manage similar amounts and types of equipment? u
nEW bEncHMArking rEsourcE HElPs you oPtiMiZE your dEPArtMEnt’s PErForMAncE. BiomedicalBenchmark is your Web-based system for all the vital benchmarks you need to make well-informed, data-driven decisions when managing your equipment service activities. Key device and clinical engineering (CE) data, from both ECRI Institute and healthcare facilities, show you how your facility compares to others of similar size and circumstance— so you can gauge department efficiency and improve specific performance areas. BiomedicalBenchmark will provide critical benchmarks for: piOneerinG Acquisition costs—compare service costs to equipment acquisition costs uExpected equipment life—improve operations and financial planning by anticipating equipment life cycles uuService contract costs—evaluate your options for equipment service uCE department demographics—compare your staffing levels to others at similar institutions uEquipment failure data—determine if manufacturers’ inspection frequencies can be reduced
BiomedicalBenchmark’s benchmarking capabilities put powerful support tools in your hands so you can identify best practices in clinical engineering from around the world and justify decisions that may deviate from manufacturers’ recommendations.
strEAMlinE scHEdulEd ActiVitiEs WitH QuAlity insPEction And PrEVEntiVE MAintEnAncE ProcEdurEs. BiomedicalBenchmark also puts over 80 quality procedures and e-forms within your reach—all ready and easy-to-use. Each online procedure provides important details, including required test equipment, precautions, instructions with pass/ fail test criteria, and suggested inspection intervals—helping you streamline efforts within your department and ensure consistency across the board.
Plus, you can customize each procedure and form to fit your facility’s needs. Modify existing procedures, and develop additional procedures—you’ve got a reliable, easy-to-use tool for maintaining a uniform library of practical inspection and preventive maintenance procedures close at hand. You will also have access to model-specific procedures produced by your colleagues—another resource for developing your own procedures.
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not Just A MEMbEr oF A WEll-oilEd WEb-bAsEd systEM…A MEMbEr oF A coMMunity. When you’re a member of the BiomedicalBenchmark system, you also become a part of a powerful network. In addition to “user-generated” procedures and service data, BiomedicalBenchmark will give you: u“Real-world” equipment acquisition cost and failure rates s e e k i n G Best practice tips—benefit from others’ successes in the field uSurveys and message boards—find out what challenges others are up against, and consider their solutions uThe tips and tools from members of your new community will help optimize the efficiency of your clinical engineering operations.
EVEry guidElinE, ProcEdurE, And ForM—bAckEd by tHE EXPErtisE oF Ecri institutE.
By far, the most important aspect of BiomedicalBenchmark is that the system comes from a trusted, independent, research-based source. Our procedures and forms have been developed and tested by ECRI Institute engineers to help ensure optimal equipment performance and patient safety.
When the next Joint Commission surveyor comes knocking on your door, you’ll be prepared.
ECRI Institute laid the groundwork for biomedical engineering services 40 years ago and continues to stay on the cutting edge with patient safety, technology, efficiency, and cost-management initiatives. You can rely on the sound judgment and expertise of this well-respected, independent organization.
For more membership details about how to expedite your maintenance efforts—and improve effectiveness within your department— visitwww.ecri.org/biomedicalbenchmark,call610-825-6000, ext. 5891,or e-mailclientservices@ecri.org.
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About Ecri institutE
ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization, dedicates itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research in healthcare to uncover the best approaches to improving patient care. As pioneers in this science for 40 years, ECRI Institute marries experience and independence with the objectivity of evidence-based research.
More than 5,000 healthcare organizations worldwide rely on ECRI Institute’s expertise in patient safety improvement, risk and quality management, healthcare processes, devices, procedures, and drug technology. ECRI Institute is one of only a handful of organizations designated as both a Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization and an Evidence-based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. For more information, visitwww.ecri.org.
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