Managed Equipment Services Gaining Acceptance in Canadian Hospitals

THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE MAY 2016 ISSUE OF ‘CANADIAN HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY’

The demands on healthcare systems around the world are on the increase, putting new pressures on governments and on hospitals in particular, resulting in healthcare budgets creeping upwards relentlessly. In Canada, today healthcare consumes roughly 42 to 45 percent of provincial program spending with estimates reaching 55 to 65 percent over the next two decades (J. Simpson in Chronic Condition, 2013).