Presentation on theme: "Medical Device Management Avoiding the Problems. 2 Buy a good computer software system There are numerous systems available for the monitoring and maintenance."— Presentation transcript:
2 Buy a good computer software system There are numerous systems available for the monitoring and maintenance of equipment This is the easy bit
3 What do you do before you issue equipment? What systems have you got in place to make sure that the equipment you purchase is safe and does what is says on the tin
4 How do you decide on a piece of equipment? Is it new on the market You have used it for years Only professional staff can decide Only the budget holder can decide If somebody likes a particular item we purchase it
5 how do we make sure that the equipment we are supplying really meets the needs of the end user ? Who do you involve in the purchase of equipment?
6 Professional staff Delivery/collections driver Warehouse/Maintenance Budget manager The end user Is it a standard piece of equipment? Is it a special piece of equipment
7 Specialist piece of equipment Is it a bespoke one off How do know it will meet the end users needs Have you tried other options
8 Statement of case Review after 6 months Professional Advisory Group Carers and Users Group
9 Standard Equipment How often do you review What about new equipment on the market Who does the training
10 Managing Medical Devices in the Community ~ Pathway Equipment Assess Consult Professional staff Warehouse staff Drivers Fitters Budget holder PAG/CUG Special Equipment Standard Equipment One off bespoke Can recycle Maintenance schedule Review/ feedback Continues to Meet needs Of clients No longer Meets clients needs
11 Now that we have all these systems in place what do we do? Use an appropriate monitoring system Easy peasy
12 Avoiding the problems Thank you for listening Any Questions ??