Capital Purchase Justification

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Keeping Current and Saving Lives

Medical technology is advancing rapidly with each passing minute. It is becoming more urgent for health care facilities to invest in equipment that is current and state of the art. Behind these advancements are proven statistics that certain equipment is a necessity when diagnosing and treating patients. We, as health care workers, owe it to our patients to have the best possible equipment in our facilities. Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer has become the most common cancer among women in the United States. Breast cancer does not discriminate. It is one of the
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If we can afford to invest in this new piece of equipment, I feel the return will be incredibly beneficial and will help our facility move into the future with confidence against all of our competing hospitals ("Capital purchase justification," 2012).

In conclusion, we as health care professionals owe it to our patients to be as current and concise with all of our technology. There are exponentially more and more patients looking for hospitals with top of the line technology advancements. For a hospital to thrive in today’s society and not be trampled by its competitors there needs to be substantial financial sacrifices made on every front. With the intensity of breast cancer affecting more and more women each year, having the best in mammography equipment is vital to every organization. Not only will we be advancing with our financial department, we will be adding exponential livelihood to our female patients and their families. That is worth the investment alone.

References

Breast cancer statistics. (2010, March 17). Retrieved May 30, 2013 from http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/statistics/

Capital purchase justification. (2012, June 07). Retrieved June 01, 2013 from

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