Managed Equipment Services

It is our constant endeavor to help you and your patients experience the best in healthcare technology. Managed Equipment Services (MES) is a holistic solution that deploys structured organic programs, and enables you to provide quality healthcare to those who need it most.

Managed Equipment Services for Equitable and Sustainable Healthcare

In spite of several technological developments in the healthcare industry, certain challenges continue to hold back clinicians from providing quality care to all.
These include operational and financial hurdles such as:

  • Minimal skilled resources
  • Increased cost of equipment
  • Complex healthcare infrastructure

This translates to inaccessible and unaffordable care — both of which are at the heart of most inefficiencies in the industry.

Introducing Managed Equipment Services (MES) — our comprehensive and sustainable healthcare framework, designed to help you overcome industry challenges and deliver equitable care through:

1
technologies
Appropriate technologies
and Healthcare IT
2
service
Sustainable service
and maintenance
3
education
Clinical education through
training
4
structured
Structured, tailored financing
solutions
5
project
Complete project management
and execution

The benefits of MES can be felt across multiple levels including:

Organizational

  • Industry-standard clinical research partnership
  • Single point of contact for multiple brands
  • Distributed risk from authority to providers

Financial

  • Easy capital planning
  • Flexible payment plan from Capex to Opex

Technological

  • Superior clinical equipment
  • Improved technology predictability
  • Minimized technology obsolescence

Operational

  • Simplified purchase process
  • Improved training and support
  • Enhanced productivity of central functions

Kenya’s Managed Equipment Services — An impact analysis

GE Healthcare partnered with Kenya’s Ministry of Health to improve patient experience and care providers’ capabilities in the country. We brought about a significant improvement to the public healthcare system, proven by the numbers given below.

Radiology Impact

732 personnel from 96 Radiology departments across all 47 Counties in Kenya have been trained 1
>50% increase in throughput in the reviewed hospitals
14% greater efficiency in time taken to scan with the digital system 2
35% reduction in patient referrals due to improved access to Radiology services
107% achievement on equipment reliability above agreed threshold 3
30% reduction in scanning costs 4

1 Figures may have increased; data collected in June 2016

2 Relative to analog systems

3 The MES defines various thresholds for performance

4 Based on questionnaire responses from 72 Radiographers/Biomed Engineers from 31 hospitals

Mammography Impact

 

ParticularsBefore MES After MES
Analog Mammography equipment11 0
Digital Mammography equipment5 50
Counties with Mammography services11 47

 

Other key statistics include:

 

202 healthcare professionals trained on Mammography treatment*
133% increase in average number of Mammography scans*

 

* Includes only units decommissioned as part of the MES. May not reflect correct number of all public sector Mammography equipment. Figures do not include analog equipment not decommissioned under the MES.

 

At GE Healthcare, we firmly believe that key partnerships are what will pave the way forward. The MES system is designed to allow for collaboration at integral stages of care delivery, bringing quality healthcare closer to patients while improving your financial performance.

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