CMMS Software for hospitals has been effectively used to maintain equipment and comply with legislative regulations.
Given the size of hospitals, there are multiple assets to track, which means that a paper-based maintenance management system is unlikely to be the most cost effective and efficient option. Such a system would require costly filing and scheduled maintenance on equipment may slip through the cracks. CMMS Software for hospitals will allow all assets to be added to a register. Mobile devices such as PDAs often have scanners which means that each item can be identified by barcodes or RFID tags. A history of past and future maintenance may is available once an asset is identified. Any follow-up action can be scheduled from the field. Mobile devices may also offer a built-in camera so that photographs may be captured, annotated and added to the maintenance history of assets. GPS technology may also be used to track the locations of assets.
CMMS software has been shown to drastically increase the organisation and reduce the ability for errors to remain undetected. By having every inspection or audit check tracked and logged via an computerised system, it become easier for managers to keep large hospital facilities running at an optimum. With many different assets, wards, and staff; the tracking and organisation of inspection and any work order can be a difficult task. Luckily for hospital managers, the introduction of CMMS within the inspection industry has allowed for a modern solution to a key facet of the industry. Whether the inspections in the hospital or medical facility is a simple safety inspection, a measure of the compliance performance or a pre-operational check; CMMS can provide both inspection data and way to record results. Not only are inspectors able to see all the previous data on inspection performance, but they can also use new ways of recording such as pictures or speech-to-text to make more accurate observations. In an industry where every fine detail may mean the difference between very different outcomes; high accuracy is vital.