What equipment is a BMET responsible?
A large community general hospital may have 10,000 devices. All must be uniquely defined and records maintained of their maintenance and performance history. This is a large task itself, requiring dedicated computer database applications. A random list of equipment includes: Electrocardiographs, Electroencephalographs, X-ray , MRI, Blood warmers, infusion pumps, humidifiers, cell counters, cell washers, dialysis machines, physiological mentoring systems, anesthesia machines, hospital beds, microscopes, lasers, ultrasonic imaging, sterilizers, blood gas analyzers, ventilators, surgical lamps, clinical lab analyzers, electrosurgical unit, resuscitators, The industry organizations ECRI maintains a categorized list of over6,000 types.