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Who Buys Used & Refurbished Medical Equipment?

If you've never thought of buying used or refurbished medical equipment before, you may think this type of purchase applies to a just a few customer categories. Small private practices with limited budgets, hospitals facing heavy cost-reducing pressures, and customers...

6 Things to Consider When Buying Used Medical Equipment

As the manager of a medical facility, you're tasked with balancing the safety of your patients with the bottom line. Even when you find what appears to be a good deal on used medical equipment, you must do your homework so you'll know exactly what you're paying for....

The Importance of Medical Software Updates

As technology evolves, so does the software used to power it. Keeping that in mind, it's not surprising that software upgrades have become the norm in many parts of our everyday lives. But unlike smartphones and other household devices, updating medical equipment...

Are Refurbished Ultrasound Machines Right for Your Facility?

Without imaging, medical diagnostics would be radically different – and much less effective. And imaging itself is dependent upon the equipment that is used. Ultrasounds in particular are a safe, reliable, and universally proven imaging technique. But these machines...

New Trends in Surgical Instruments

Surgical instruments have an impressively long history. Scientists believe that the earliest prototypes of modern instruments and basic surgical techniques originated thousands of years ago. Since then, instruments have been continuously improved upon with new devices...

Why Medical Device Compatibility Matters

Today's medical facilities are using more advanced devices and components than ever before. While the technology being used delivers an unheard of level of patient care, there are also many safeguards that must be put in place. This includes a thorough review of the...

Sterilization Methods for Surgical Instruments

Sterilization is the elimination of all microorganisms on medical instruments that come into contact with open wounds, bodily fluids, and mucous membranes. It goes without saying that surgical instruments are the type of devices that will require regular...

How Can USMS Help With Regulatory Compliance?

Manufacturers can spend years (not to mention a lot of money) to get clearance for their devices from regulatory agencies. But regulatory compliance doesn't stop there. It's an ongoing process that concerns all parties that are actively involved in the device life...

Tuttlingen, the World’s Surgical Instrument Capital

Quality and accuracy are two of the cornerstones of our business here at US Medical Systems. These characteristics are important to the rest of the surgical instrument industry, too. Today, we'd like to take you on a trip to a unique place where history and tradition...

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