Presentation on theme: "Healthcare Product Comparison System"— Presentation transcript:
1 Healthcare Product Comparison System Find the information you need to UNDERSTAND and COMPARE medical equipment.
2 Turn to HPCS for medical technology insight to get the job done Online database of 450 types of devices, including CT scanners, infusion pumps, physiologic monitors, and more!Side-by-side model specificationsTechnology overviewsCustomizable RFP templateExport the charts for use in a spreadsheetExport manufacturer contact informationHPCS Hotline with personal assistance
3 Understand the Technology Keys specifications to consider before purchase are highlightedEasy-to-read technology overviews coverPrinciples of operationReported problemsPurchase considerationsECRI Institute Recommended Specifications explain minimum performance requirements
4 In-depth ContentFull-text searchable by device, manufacturer name, medical procedure, or model nameLinks to product literature and cut sheetsEasily print and export reports, figures, and photosDynamic supplier lists from Sourcebase, ECRI’s online database of medical device manufacturers
5 Compare the ModelsChoose which models to compare—and then see how they match up against our Recommended Specifications!
6 ECRI’s Institute’s“Key Specs” In-house experts have indicated these product specs are the most important to review when considering a specific device
7 Get product literature, cut sheets, and photos—all in one place ! Product cut sheets
8 Search across all of ECRI Institute’s databases and publications
9 Use HPCS Resources to Purchase Medical Equipment Now that you’ve done your research, it’s time to make your purchasing decisionRequest For Proposal (RFP) template toolCustomized comparison charts with export tools for model specsLinks to supplier contact information
10 Request For Proposal (RFP) Template The RFP template can be customized to suit your needs.
11 ECRI Institute gets you started with our Recommended Specifications included in the technical requirements section.Add your contact information just one time and it populates the whole document!Customize the RFP to suit your facility’s needs.
12 Supplier Contact InformationSupplier information includes links to s and Web sitesEven if a company or sales office has changed names or been sold, our database keeps you updated
13 Order HPCS Today to Understand, Compare, and Purchase Medical Equipment! Do A Free Demo of HPCSContact ECRI Institute: Linda WeirProduct ManagerHealthcare Product Comparison SystemTelephone: +1 (610) , ext. 5505Fax: +1 (610)Your annual HPCS subscription includes 10 user passwords and access to the Hotline to call, fax, or for report updates or clarifications.HPCS is also available on CD-ROM. This collection of full-text searchable Adobe PDF files is updated quarterly and includes access to the Hotline.