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Acquisitions: The Need for Inventory & Valuation

Is your facility involved in an acquisition of another facility/practice or looking to sell your own? Obtaining the most accurate value for the medical equipment assets plays a vital role in this process. At MERC we provide comprehensive inventory…

2020 Mid-point MERC Milestones

Having made it over half way through 2020, we would like to take this time to share with you some relevant statistics and accomplishments we have reached. The Medical Equipment Resources & Consulting team has now performed Estimated Remaining…
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Why an Inventory is Just Step #1

Understanding and locating the equipment in your facility is important and that is why a thorough asset inventory is something that every facility should do on a regular basis.  Getting an understanding of your asset portfolio from an inventory…
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Taking the Next Steps with Estimated Remaining Useful Life

Estimated Remaining Useful Life (ERUL) - An estimate of the time (in months) a device may be used and 1) Still be expected to be reliable; or, 2) Not be obsolete; or, 3) Not have consumed most or all if its market value MERC utilizes ERUL…
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Transition Planning

When a healthcare facility plans to relocate and/or expand, the process can prove to be stressful when deciding what equipment becomes surplus and what equipment makes the move. Transition planning with medical equipment experts can take some…

ACE Summit

Recently, the MERC team led by President Wade Byerly and Senior Director of Equipment Planning Lynne Ingle were part of a webinar hosted by the ACE Summit. Joining them was long-time associate in the healthcare planning and development market…
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Medical Equipment Recalls

At MERC, our team of medical equipment consultants tracks the FDA and manufacturer recalls so we can give you medical equipment valuations and consultation based on up-to-date, real world market factors. Knowing the most current information…
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Why View?

Not only has the spread of the Coronavirus recalibrated the way visiting or working in a healthcare facility is looked at, but technology has also created opportunities to reduce or eliminate the need for staff to be on-site. Hospitals, surgery…
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Liquidation: A Comprehensive Approach

An often-overlooked portion of the equipment portfolio in a new facility expansion is the surplus.  When a new facility is being built or a current facility is expanded, most of the time a portion of the existing equipment is planned for use…