Clinical Engineering Services

The Clinical Engineering Service of the Hays Imaging Center provides a wide variety of support in the form of preventive maintenance, calibration, repairs and electrical safety inspections to assure that biomedical, telecommunications and x-ray equipment is safe and reliable. Serving both campuses of Hays Medical Center and the HMC regional clinics, technicians are available at all times to support doctors, nurses and technologists in providing health care services.

Clinical Engineering reaches out to serve 40 hospitals throughout western Kansas, providing levels of support based upon individual needs. Services range from more simple preventive maintenance to complex corrective maintenance on a variety of medical equipment. Additional value-added services are given to help hospital administrators feel closer to biomedical repair support. Local maintenance personnel are trained in electrical power testing, basic electricity and the effect to the hospital environment, fundamentals of electrosurgery and as a resource to local in-service education managers. Consultation is also given with establishing medical equipment maintenancc records, selection and procurement of medical equipment, technical support on the installation of new systems and equipment and 24 hours per day telephone consultation.