Like businesses of all types and sizes, many healthcare organizations put off the purchase of new equipment during the recent economic downturn due to budget constraints, uncertainty around healthcare reform legislation and staff reductions. As the economy slowly rebounds, many of those organizations are now relying on outdated or unreliable equipment that has been stretched beyond its useful life.
From the Federal mandate that requires the meaningful use of Electronic Health Records (EHR), to diagnostic equipment and technological advances in treatment options, much of the equipment needed to maintain today’s top healthcare facilities comes with a hefty price tag. The large outlay of cash required for many of these purchases can create challenges for the business operations of today’s healthcare providers.
Equipment leasing may be the answer. For many medical practices and healthcare networks, equipment leasing is a viable option for obtaining the equipment required to provide leading patient care while conserving cash and remaining flexible.
12 Benefits of Leasing