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MEDEMAS -Medical Device Management and Maintenance System Architecture

  • Ülkü Balcı Dog̃an
  • Mehmet Ug̃ur Dog̃an
  • Yekta Ülgen
  • Mehmed Özkan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 27)

Abstract

In the proposed study, a medical device maintenance management system (MEDEMAS) is designed and implemented which provides a data pool of medical devices, the maintenance protocols and other required information for these devices. The system also contains complete repair and maintenance history of a specific device. MEDEMAS creates optimal maintenance schedule for devices and enables the service technician to carry out and report maintenance/repair processes via remote access. Thus predicted future failures are possible to prevent or minimize. Maintenance and repair is essential for patient safety and proper functioning of the medical devices, as it prevents performance decrease of the devices, deterioration of the equipment, and detrimental effects on the health of a patient, the user or other interacting people. The study aims to make the maintenance process more accurate, more efficient, faster and easier to manage and organize; and much less confusing. The accumulated history of medical devices and maintenance personnel helps efficient facility planning.

Keywords

medical device medical device maintenance maintenance protocol scheduling 

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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ülkü Balcı Dog̃an
    • 1
  • Mehmet Ug̃ur Dog̃an
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yekta Ülgen
    • 1
  • Mehmed Özkan
    • 1
  1. 1.Biomedical Engineering InstituteBog̃aziçi UniversityİstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.National Research Institute of Electronics and CryptologyTÜBİTAKTurkey

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