Dunlee shares insights on technology purchasing criteria in Diagnostic Imaging article
Because the clinical need to remain on the cutting edge can be in conflict with the economic need to control costs, imaging departments require a clear strategy to guide technology purchase decisions. In an article published recently in Diagnostic Imaging, Guido Stoeckmann, Dunlee’s Regional Sales Manager, identifies four practical ways organizations can evaluate technology investments to future-proof their operations.
New definitions required
The article points out that purchasing criteria need to be accurately defined to be useful, and suggest new definitions of price, ownership, downtime and vendor relationships.
"The challenges imaging departments faced during the pandemic only added to the existing imperative to strategically assess technology mix," Stoeckmann says. "In this article, I suggest redefining purchasing factors in a way that enables clear-sighted technology assessment, as well as some solutions, such as pay-per-scan, that some departments may not have considered before."
Dunlee is a brand of the Philips Company Group and distributes all products, solutions and services for the third-party imaging business. The product portfolio includes CT, MR and X-ray solutions for OEMs, CT replacement tubes and 3D printed tungsten products.
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