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Archive >  February, 2003 IV, No. 2

How to Cost-Justify a New Piece of Equipment

Your capital equipment budget keeps shrinking, but your major equipment keeps getting older.

Today's rapid advances in medical technology create a continuous need to acquire and replace capital equipment. Here's how to make a convincing argument that your facility can't afford to pass up the purchase.

Justification guidelines
The most complex, excruciating decisions most facility mangers must face are those involved with capital equipment purchases. "Will the medical staff support it?" "Will the economy stay good?" "Can we afford to add more debt?" "Should we transfer or sell existing equipment?"

Beyond all else, capital purchases represent an act of faith, a belief that the future will be as promising as the present, together with a commitment to making the future happen.

 
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