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Practical approaches to medical technology capital planning

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Medical technology in a healthcare organization often is viewed in the future tense: Something will do what we want it to do, sometime and somewhere down the road.

Consider Martec’s Law: Technology generally evolves faster than organizations,1 and there’s nothing medical groups can do to slow technological advances to allow them to catch up.

While it’s a constant challenge to keep up with these advances, there are capital strategies an organization’s C-suite can embrace to become more agile and hew closer to the leading edge, according to Ilir Kullolli, MS, director of clinical technology and biomedical engineering, Stanford Children’s Health, Palo Alto, Calif.; and Chris Gutmann, MS, information technology system director, Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven, Conn.

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Chris Harrop
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