Out of Control: How clinical asset proliferation and low utilization are draining healthcare budgets
Feb 10, 2012
What do infusion pumps and taxicabs have in common? There are hundreds in circulation, but you can never find one when you need one. Hospitals today are glutted with underutilized clinical devices. Yet, according to data gathered by GE Healthcare, the average utilization of mobile devices is an anemic 42%, meaning that over half of the fleet is idle (but still accruing expenses) at any given time.