New Versus Used Medical Equipment

It does not matter if you are a large and thriving hospital, a tiny startup clinic or a small private practice, you will find that medical equipment is a necessity for your business. This equipment will need to be dependable, high quality and top notch to keep you profitable. This is why many in the medical industry think that they must buy brand new equipment complete with warranties and maintenance programs. However, many are now turning to used equipment to help supply their businesses while saving some extra cash. The decision to buy used or new can be extremely difficult. Are you giving up reliability to save a few dollars? Do you feel comfortable rolling the dice on equipment you know very little about? There are many arguments for and against buying used or new. Here are some things you may want to consider before making this decision. 1.┬áThe cost One of the big pluses to buying used is the price is significantly lower. If you have a shoestring budget, then you may have no choice but to buy used. It costs a lot to get and keep a business running, and some of us need to cut some corners […]

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