If recent events have shown us one thing, its that we can never be too prepared. During the recent outbreak, I received calls from hospitals, Department of Emergency Preparedness (DEP) and Departments of Health (DOH), all needing service on their LTV-1200s, Trilogy 202s, or other life-saving ventilators.
To be better prepared for future events similar to the pandemic we are currently experiencing, we recommend the following:
- KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE: A complete and accurate list of all your respiratory assets needs to be online and available to anyone who may need it.
- KNOW WHERE IT IS: Some states have distributed their DEP respiratory assets around the state via EMS companies, hospitals, or city/county offices. While the “distributed” strategy allows for rapid deployment in various areas, it also presents issues around “what is where, and what condition is it in?”
- KEEP IT PATIENT-READY: Your ventilators do no good if they are not properly maintained. Batteries die. Filters an O-rings dry out. In general, “stuff happens” when medical equipment sits idle. It must be properly maintained with all service records up-to-date.
- MAKE IT EASY TO RETRIEVE AND DEPLOY: Some emergencies are very unexpected such as tornados or earthquakes. Others are visible days or weeks in advance. In any case, you want to have immediate access to these ventilators, and be able to deploy it to the location of need.
That’s why smart cities and companies use our TEC Program. TEC is an acronym for Total Equipment Control, giving you everything needed to warehouse, service, and deploy your assets, all in patient-ready condition. With our seven (7) service centers across the country (Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Colorado, Missouri, and Texas) we keep your respiratory equipment in tip-top shape, ready to deploy via our online portal called Q-Connect, and of course, always patient-ready with all the needed accessories.
We perform Preventative Maintenance (PMs) services as required by the manufacturer, keep your units plugged in to prevent battery failures, track all service records online, and monitor all engineering changes, software upgrades, or recalls as mandated by the OEM. All of this is done for a surprisingly affordable cost.
Recent events has shown the critical need for patient-ready ventilators to be deployed at a moments notice. Our warehouse/service/deploy programs can help our customers provide patient-ready equipment when and where it is needed.
We are also proud of all our great customers who place their trust and confidence in us, including hospitals, EMS companies, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Long Term Acute Care facilities, Home Medical Equipment (HME) companies and other healthcare providers. Additionally, we service ventilators for several city, county, and state Emergency Preparedness division and Departments of Health.
So why take a chance with dead batteries or outdated service requirements? Give us a call at 803-526-7267 or 727-547-6000 to discuss your requirements for a program customized for your company, city, or state.