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HPI Medical Equipment Planning Experts

HPI offers expert professional services in Medical Equipment Planning for Health Facilities, our  highly qualified staff and proprietary processes provide you confidence in planning medical equipment for your health facility. Click here to contact HPI, call on +61 2 9460 4199, or download a brochure here.

HPI Contributes to the International Health Facility Guidelines “Part Q – Equipment Planning Guidelines”:

HPI’s expert team of Medical Equipment Planners have contributed to the iHFG International Health Facility Guidelines “Part Q – Equipment Planning Guidelines”. HPI’s expert team of Biomedical Engineers and Medical Technology Specialists have contributed to the equipment planning guideline to provide assistance to those who are involved in the procurement and management of Furniture & Fittings, Fixtures &Equipment (FF&FE) including budgeting, selection and installation planning.

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International Health Facility Guidelines Part Q – Equipment Planning Guidelines outlines the methodology for the planning, procurement, placement and management of all the FF&FE requirements for both new and existing healthcare capital works projects.

The iHFG Equipment Planning Guidelines:

  • Provide information that helps ensure that the FF& FE process is cost effective and well planned; policies are followed; pitfalls are avoided and a successful outcome is achieved.
  • Ensure that the FF&FE procurement process affords an on time, on budget and fit for purpose outcome.

Check out the iHFG Medical Equipment Planning Guidelines here: http://healthfacilityguidelines.com/Guidelines/FullIndex/iHFG/Part%20Q%20-%20Equipment%20Planning%20Guidelines

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About HPI’s Medical Equipment Planning Process:

Healthcare Equipment Planning is a specialized process and requires not only a clear understanding of the clinical need but also an intricate knowledge of budgeting, architectural design and building process. Effective project planning can only be achieved through a successful team process. This cohesive team generally consists of user groups, project managers, architects and other associated healthcare planners such as equipment planners, whose responsibility is to balance the requirements of the clinical users and their clients against available healthcare technology, budgetary targets and the realities of the design and construction process.

The HPI Medical Equipment Planning process follows 4 steps, HPI can offer professional services for any of these steps in the Medical Equipment Planning process:

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HPI Expert Medical Equipment Planning

A high level department by department Medical Technology report details the types and complexity of the medical equipment technology intended to be used to meet the project’s requirements and needs. Once the medical equipment requirements are determined, detailed room by room Equipment Schedule, Bill of Quantity report and Budget Estimate are developed. The equipment schedule is used later to verify any room dimensional deficiencies, provide Medical Gas Schedule and medical equipment Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Schedule.

HPI Medical Equipment Planning Software (HFBS more info: hfbsinfo.com)

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Room Data Sheets (RDS) & the Room Layout Sheets (RLS) for all clinical rooms are developed.

3

HPI Medical Equipment Tendering

This phase looks into collecting all documentation required for a successful tender. Medical equipment technical
specifications and a list of top three manufacturers per equipment are developed for the items to be procured.
Warranty & training requirements, detailing the number of trainees, type of training and their duration and location
for all equipment are identified as well.

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HPI Medical Equipment Procurement

Purchase Orders (PO) and Procurement/ Delivery schedules are prepared taking into account the equipment lead times, Architectural/ Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing impact and the construction progress.

 HPI Medical Equipment Delivery, Installation & Commissioning

Delivered equipment are assessed against the purchase orders and a record of deliveries detailing outstanding,
non-compliant and accepted deliveries is kept for reference. Requisition numbers are issued in compliance
with the current site asset management system.
Supervision over installation and commissioning takes place with proper documentation for each equipment
kept on record, to ensure an effortless and smooth handover to the client.

Click here to contact HPI, call on +61 2 9460 4199, or download a brochure here.

Australian Hospital Demand Modelling Experts

HPI is the first choice in hospital and health facility demand & supply modelling for many private and public healthcare organisations both in Australia and across the world.

HPI’s Health Service Planning team are experts in the science and practice of developing actions that move a health service from its current state to an improved future state. Our team of experts specialise in data analysis for healthcare strategic capacity planning, healthcare market analysis, and health facility demand modelling for a range of clients including:

  • Whole country, region or state health authorities
  • Local healthcare networks
  • Healthcare precincts, cities and campuses
  • Private health service providers
  • Individuals or groups of hospitals
  • Investors
  • Polyclinics and community based services
  • Primary care and specialist clinics

Aligning the delivery of health service to meet the changing patterns of needs and use of services, HPI’s approach assures that planning achieves efficiency and promotes sustainability in the use of resources and healthcare assets.

TAHPI Health Service Planning Experts

Demand Modelling for Public and Private Health Organisations 

HPI offer a wide range of professional services for our public and private hospital and health facility demand & supply modelling clients across the world including:

  • Needs assessment
  • Demand projections
  • Supply and competitor profiling
  • Market analysis
  • Catchment flow analysis
  • Clinical service plans
  • Detailed capacity and resource profiling
  • Business case development
  • Feasibility studies
  • Financial impact analysis
  • Economic appraisal
  • Workforce and organisational profiling
  • Labour market trend analysis
  • Organisation policies and procedures
  • Models of care and patient flow
  • Compliance and due diligence
  • Business model and partnership investigations
  • Innovative procurement plans

Just Planning your facility? 

HPI engages at the early stages of  the facility planning process and can provide a detailed market overview for a range of stakeholders including clinicians, health authorities, developers, and healthcare organisations.

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HPI Health Service Planning Software
HPI offers to its clients the HFBS Health Service Planning Suite of software – a next generation health service supply and demand modelling software solution. The solution allows users to centralise all information relevant to the planning process, project demand for health services at a DRG level, and visualise gaps in health services by geographical region. The solution is available both on premise and via the HFBS cloud, for more information please view the
HFBS Health Service Planning Suite website here.

HPI at Dubai Health Forum 2019

HPI Head of Technology Matt Brunsdon and Health Service Planning Consultant James Brown attended the Dubai Health Forum held at the Dubai World Trade Centre January 2019.

Dubai Health Forum 2019

Matthew Brunsdon Dubai Health Forum

The forum was hosted by the Dubai Health Authority and is in line with Dubai’s 2016 – 2021 ambitious strategic goals, which focuses on transforming Dubai into the chosen destination for healthcare treatment and tourism. Dubai has world class infrastructure in healthcare and is equipped with the medical facilities and services, and investment opportunities that are in line with the goals of the Government and compete with modern international standards.

HPI and its international branch network TAHPI have recently been collaborating with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on several high profile projects related to Health Service Planning and Health Facility Guidelines, the outcomes of TAHPIand DHA’s collaboration will guide and influence health policy and strategy decisions made in Dubai’s future healthcare system.

HPI’s Service Planning team are experts in health policy, strategic planning, and health service demand forecasting. The HFBS Service Planning Software Solution is a next generation health service planning platform that will assist with strategic decision making in Dubai’s future healthcare system.

HFBS Service Planning Software informs strategic healthcare choices across the world

Matt Brunsdon HFBS Dubai Health Authority

The Dubai Health Forum is in line with Dubai’s 2016 – 2021 ambitious strategic goals, which focus on transforming Dubai into the chosen destination for healthcare treatment and tourism. Dubai has world class infrastructure in healthcare and is equipped with the medical facilities and services, and investment opportunities that are in line with the goals of the Government and compete with modern international standards.

Topics to be covered at the forum included:

  • The Current Trajectory of Healthcare Spending
  • Rising Costs Vs Public Funding
  • Demand and Supply of Health Services – Cost vs Benefit impact
  • Universal Health Care funding
  • Sustainable Future Healthcare
  • Global Healthcare Models

For more information on HPI’s Health Service Planning Solutions please contact us today.

Health Facility Guidelines Tablet App Refreshed

HPI as the developer of the International Health Facility Guidelines (iHFG) has released a new version of the iHFG app for iPad. The application provides users access to the International Health Facility guidelines, allowing for easy access on the go. Users will be able to access detailed information and best practice guidelines on a range of topics related to the design of health facilities including: Administrative Provisions, Health Facility Briefing and Design, Access, Mobility and OH&S, Infection Control, Engineering, Feasibility Planning & Costing Guidelines, Equipment Planning Guidelines, Health Service Planning Guidelines, Way-finding Guidelines, and more.

iHFG is available on iOS and Android Tablet and Mobile Devices

iHFG iPhone and IPad Health Facility Guidelines

The International Health Facility Guidelines allow users access to hundreds of standard room data sheets and room layout sheets, the new iHFG iPad application can search these room data sheets and room layout sheets as well as allow users to download the data onto their iPad of offline use.

Search Health Facility Guidelines using Tablet and Mobile

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You can access all of the Health Facility Guidelines apps and more in both the Apple App Store, and Google Play Store for Android using the following links:

The iHFG places emphasis on achieving outcomes which reflect current healthcare practice in a safe and appropriate environment at a reasonable facility cost. They represent patient focused, research based, modern and efficient planning principles. The International Health Facility Guidelines are continually reviewed, updated and expanded.

The International Health Facility Guidelines are frequently adopted and customised by health authorities and government ministries of health accross the world. For more information on the International Health Facility Guidelines contact HPI today.

TAHPI wins Australian Exporter of the year 2018

HPI’s international branch network TAHPI is honoured to have been awarded Australian Exporter of the Year 2018 by the India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) at the Brisbane City Hall on Friday, 12 October 2018. The prestigious awards ceremony celebrates India Australia business relations, and was attended by Senator The Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and His Excellency Dr. A.M. Gondane, High Commissioner of India to Australia.

View TAHPI and other IABCA 2018 Winners here.

Australian Exporter of The Year

TAHPI is a global company that provides the A to Z of Health Facility Planning and Design. TAHPI was established almost 20 years ago and now employs over 250 staff in 7 locations: Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Coimbatore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Riyadh.

TAHPI Director Chris Hayward Brown represented TAHPI at the IABCA 2018

IABCA Acceptance 2018 TAHPI

The TAHPI Coimbatore office was opened in 2018 and will undertake the specialist healthcare facility briefing and concept design of 19 New Tata-Trust Cancer Hospitals in Assam India. These hospitals are being designed using ground-breaking modular construction techniques refined by TAHPI in other international locations and brought to India for maximum efficiency. This landmark Tata-Trust Indian healthcare project sets the ball rolling on a major healthcare initiative aiming to provide quality treatment to thousands of Indian cancer patients in the Assam region. According to recent studies Assam has the highest per capita burden of cancer in India.

TAHPI is also the author of the internationally recognised Indian Health Facility Guidelines, and offers industry leading services in health facility briefing, health service planning, and clinical interior design. TAHPI draws on a wealth of experience having previously created health facility guidelines for multiple government agencies. View the Indian Health Facility Guidelines here: http://healthfacilityguidelines.com/Guidelines/Index/HFG-India.

TAHPI has developed the HFBS “Health Facility Briefing System” software to ensure compliance with Indian Health Facility Guidelines, and rapidly develop briefs or concept designs for health facility projects. The HFBS software is offered to the Indian Health Facility Design and Planning community as an addition to the Health Facility Guidelines here: https://hfbs.healthdesign.com.au/app/index.html

TAHPI plans to continue its rapid expansion in the Indian Health Facility Planning market during 2018 and beyond.

Finalist in Health and Biotechnology Premier’s NSW Export Awards 2018

HPIs international branch network TAHPI is a finalist in the Health and Biotechnology category for the NSW Premiers Export Awards 2018. The Premier’s NSW Export Awards is an annual program which aims to recognise excellence in the export of goods and services by NSW business. The Awards acknowledge the important contribution of businesses to the economy through job creation and increased prosperity for the community and for the state.

Health and Biotechnology Award_Finalist

TAHPI was nominated for delivering innovative health planning, software, and design solutions to public and private providers of patient care, from inception through to commissioning, as well as optimisation of business processes and plans for operational services. These solutions range from the creation of efficient and sustainable facilities, to strategic plans for systems and corporations, to working models for the management of international health assets.

Collectively, HPI and TAHPI (HPI’s International Branch) are the authors of many industry-recognised Health Facility Standards and Design Guidelines, developed on behalf of various health authorities around the world and delivered in a comprehensive digital package as 3D Designs, Databases, and HFBS Software to appropriately utilise the guidelines. HPI/TAHPI published and annually update the International Health Facility Guidelines (iHFG), the Standard Design Components of the new Australasian Health Facility Guidelines (AHFG), and the Health Facility Guidelines for the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD); now mandatory for all healthcare facilities within the Emirate.

TAHPI has been nominated for the development of the international web-based software platform known as the Health Facility Briefing System (HFBS). This powerful suite of over 20 applications is used for statistical service planning, big data analysis for health systems, health facility design, project document management, human resource scheduling, budgeting recurrent cost modelling and architectural design support tools.

TAHPI provide multiple international Government Health Authorities Health Planning Software Suites based on the HFBS software Service Planning Suite to undertake health system capacity planning and inform policies in private investment and service coverage and provision. These tools are now also in the process of being installed and customised for multiple additional Government Health Authorities across the world within the coming year.

TAHPI will be represented at the Premier’s NSW Export Awards 2018 by Matthew Brunsdon – Head of Information Technology, Christopher Hayward Brown – Head of Architecture, and James Brown – Health Planning and Strategy Consultant. TAHPI congratulates all other nominees and looks forward to the awards presentation ceremony.

TAHPI 2018 Australian Exporter of the Year finalist at IABCA Awards

HPI’s international branch network TAHPI is honoured to be nominated as a finalist in the 2018 Australian Exporter of the Year category of the India Australia Business and Community Awards.

TAHPI IABCA 2018 Finalist

 

HPI is a global company that provides the A to Z of Health Facility Planning and Design. TAHPI was established as the international branch network of HPI almost 20 years ago and now employs over 250 staff in 7 locations: Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Coimbatore, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Riyadh.

The TAHPI Coimbatore office was opened in 2018 and will undertake the specialist healthcare facility briefing and concept design of 19 New Tata-Trust Cancer Hospitals in Assam India. These hospitals are being designed using ground-breaking modular construction techniques refined by TAHPI in other international locations and brought to India for maximum efficiency. This landmark Tata-Trust Indian healthcare project sets the ball rolling on a major healthcare initiative aiming to provide quality treatment to thousands of Indian cancer patients in the Assam region. According to recent studies Assam has the highest per capita burden of cancer in India.

TAHPI is also the author of the internationally recognised Indian Health Facility Guidelines, and offers industry leading services in health facility briefing, health service planning, and clinical interior design. TAHPI draws on a wealth of experience having previously created health facility guidelines for multiple government agencies. View the Indian Health Facility Guidelines here: http://healthfacilityguidelines.com/Guidelines/Index/HFG-India.

TAHPI has developed the HFBS “Health Facility Briefing System” software to ensure compliance with Indian Health Facility Guidelines, and rapidly develop briefs or concept designs for health facility projects. The HFBS software is offered to the Indian Health Facility Design and Planning community as an addition to the Health Facility Guidelines here: https://hfbs.healthdesign.com.au/app/index.html

TAHPI plans to continue its rapid expansion in the Indian Health Facility Planning market during 2018 and beyond.

HPI announce Western Sydney University patronage

HPI and TAHPI are pleased to announce patronage to the Center for Smart Modern Construction at Western Sydney University.

This new initiative presented by the university will enable construction related organisations to make crowd funding type of investment for research and academic training, this will allow for more professionals to be educated in modern and smart construction technologies and enables the evolution and sustainability of the industry.

Related links:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/c4smc-western-sydney-university-taking-lead-getting-chandler-oam/

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/scem/school_of_computing_engineering_and_mathematics/research/centre_for_smart_modern_construction

HPI Western Sydney University Patronage 555

HPI Design 19 New Cancer Hospitals in Assam India

HPI is proud to announce its involvement in the health facility design of 19 New Tata-Trust Cancer Hospitals in Assam India via our international branch network “TAHPI”. This landmark project sets the ball rolling on a major Indian healthcare initiative aiming to provide quality treatment to thousands of Indian cancer patients in the Assam region. According to recent studies Assam has the highest per capita burden of cancer in India.

HPI design 19 new Cancer Hospitals in Assam India

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HPI has provided specialist healthcare facility briefing and concept design services for all 19 new cancer care hospitals, HPI’s expert health facility design team is currently working on the schematic designs. This project is supported by HPI’s Indian office in Combatore, and coordinated from HPI’s international offices across the world.

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HPI is the author of the internationally recognised Indian Health Facility Guidelines, and offers industry leading services in health facility briefing, health service planning, and clinical interior design. HPI uses the HFBS Health Facility Briefing System to ensure compliance with Indian Health Facility Guidelines and rapidly develop briefs and concept designs for health facility projects across the world.

HPI authors the Indian Health Facility Guidelines

TAHPI Indian Health Facility Guidelines

More on Indian Health Facility Guidelines here.

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For more information on this project, or to find out how HPI can help with your health facility project please contact us for an in depth consultation with our expert team.