Increased Alternate Healthcare Sites Complicate Medical Device Reallocation

The accelerating shift in healthcare delivery from hospitals to non-acute settings presents challenges and opportunities for health systems. One such opportunity is medical device reallocation. Ambulatory surgery centers alone are expected to experience 25% patient growth by 2032. Equipping those centers with safe and effective medical devices will be no easy task, particularly because alternate care sites compound the complexities of clinical asset management.

But the task need not necessarily be a financially exorbitant one. On the contrary, reallocating existing equipment rather than buying new or leasing can yield operational savings. Doing so effectively without compromising care requires detailed, data-driven insight into your clinical asset inventory and an understanding of the health system’s needs.

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