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What Should a Medical or Lab Equipment Procurement Team Look for?

When it comes to procuring medical or lab equipment, the stakes are high. The right equipment can significantly impact the quality of patient care, research outcomes, and operational efficiency. As a procurement team, it’s essential to make informed decisions that align with your facility’s needs and budget. Here at Auxo Medical, we understand the complexities involved in this process and are committed to providing you with the best solutions. Below, we outline key factors that your procurement team should consider when selecting medical or lab equipment.

Understanding Your Needs

Assessing Current Inventory

Before making any new purchases, it’s crucial to assess your current inventory. Identify what equipment you already have, its condition, and its usage. This will help you determine what needs to be replaced, upgraded, or added to your inventory.

Identifying Requirements

Different departments have different needs. Whether it’s anesthesia equipment, biomedical devices, or sterile processing tools, understanding the specific requirements of each department will guide your procurement decisions. Make a list of essential features and specifications that the new equipment must meet.

Quality and Reliability

Brand Reputation

The reputation of the brand is a significant indicator of quality and reliability. Research brands that are well-regarded in the medical and lab equipment industry. Look for reviews, testimonials, and case studies to gauge their performance and reliability.

Certification and Compliance

Ensure that the equipment complies with industry standards and regulations. Look for certifications from recognized bodies such as the FDA, ISO, and CE. Compliance with these standards ensures that the equipment is safe and effective for use.

Cost and Budget

Total Cost of Ownership

While the initial purchase price is important, consider the total cost of ownership. This includes maintenance, repairs, and potential downtime. At Auxo Medical, we offer financing options to help you manage these costs effectively.

Value for Money

Evaluate the features and benefits of the equipment against its cost. Sometimes, investing in higher-quality equipment can save money in the long run by reducing maintenance costs and improving efficiency.

Refurbished Equipment for Cost Savings

If budget constraints or lower cost equipment is what you are searching for, consider refurbished equipment. At Auxo Medical our refurbishment process is second to none. We only use high quality parts and test and inspect thoroughly to ensure the refurbished equipment you purchase from us will meet or exceed OEM and regulating body standards. In addition to high quality and reliable craftsmanship, Auxo Medical offers extended warrantees on much of the equipment we sell.

Support and Service

Warranty and Maintenance

A robust warranty and maintenance plan are crucial for the longevity of your equipment. Ensure that the supplier offers comprehensive support services, including regular maintenance and prompt repairs. At Auxo Medical, we provide extensive maintenance and repair services to keep your equipment in optimal condition.

Training and Support

Proper training is essential for the effective use of new equipment. Ensure that the supplier offers training programs for your staff. We at Auxo Medical provide training services to ensure that your team is well-equipped to use and maintain the new equipment.

Technological Advancements


Technology is constantly evolving, and it’s essential to invest in equipment that can adapt to future advancements. Look for features that allow for software updates and compatibility with new technologies.

Integration with Existing Systems

Ensure that the new equipment can integrate seamlessly with your existing systems. This will enhance operational efficiency and reduce the learning curve for your staff.

Environmental Considerations

Energy Efficiency

Energy-efficient equipment can significantly reduce operational costs and your facility’s carbon footprint. Look for equipment with energy-saving features and certifications.

Disposal and Recycling

Consider the environmental impact of disposing of old equipment. Choose suppliers who offer recycling programs or environmentally-friendly disposal options.

Why Choose Auxo Medical?

Expertise and Experience

At Auxo Medical, we have extensive experience in the medical and lab equipment industry. Our team of professionals is well-versed in various equipment categories, brands, and market trends. We stay up-to-date with the latest advancements to provide you with the best solutions.

Comprehensive Services

We offer a wide range of services, including equipment sales, financing options, maintenance, and training. Our goal is to be your trusted partner throughout the entire lifecycle of your equipment.

Nationwide Coverage

With field service locations throughout many states and our ability to ship or install across the US, we can serve healthcare facilities nationwide. Our extensive coverage ensures that we can assist you regardless of your location.

Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is our top priority. We strive to provide exceptional service and exceed our clients’ expectations. Our dedicated team is committed to delivering personalized solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Order Your Medical & Lab Equipment from Auxo Medical

Selecting the right medical or lab equipment is a critical decision that can impact the quality of care and operational efficiency of your facility. By considering factors such as quality, cost, support, and technological advancements, your procurement team can make informed choices. At Auxo Medical, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions that meet your unique needs. From equipment sales and financing to maintenance and training, we are your trusted partner in medical and lab equipment procurement.

If you are looking for reliable medical and lab equipment procurement solutions, contact us today. Our headquarters is located at 5401 Distributor Drive, Richmond, VA 23225. You can reach us toll-free at (888) 728-8448 or locally at (804) 233-4424. Our business hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. View our online medical & lab equipment catalog or contact us anytime online at




1. How do you determine the best equipment for our needs?

At Auxo Medical, we conduct a thorough assessment of your facility’s requirements. We consider factors such as current inventory, departmental needs, and budget constraints. Our experienced team then recommends equipment that aligns with your specific needs and goals.

2. What brands do you offer?

We offer a wide range of reputable brands in the medical and lab equipment industry. Our selection includes top manufacturers known for their quality, reliability, and innovation such as Steris, Midmark, Stryker, Skytron, Tuttnauer, Hill-Rom, Philips, GE Healthcare, Miele, Mindray, Edan a known for their quality, reliability, and innovation. We can provide detailed information on the brands we carry and help you choose the best options for your facility. View the many brands we carry here.

3. Do you provide financing options?

Yes, we offer flexible financing options to help you manage the costs of acquiring new equipment. Our financing solutions are designed to suit various budgetary needs and ensure that you can invest in the best equipment without financial strain. View our financing page here.

4. How do you handle maintenance and repairs?

We provide comprehensive maintenance and repair services to ensure the longevity and optimal performance of your equipment. Our team of skilled technicians is available for regular maintenance, prompt repairs, and any necessary support. We also offer warranty plans to cover potential issues. View our maintenance and repair services here.

5. Can you assist with training our staff?

Absolutely! We understand the importance of proper training for the effective use of new equipment. We offer training programs tailored to your specific equipment and staff needs. Our training services ensure that your team is well-equipped to operate and maintain the equipment efficiently.