Archive for the ‘Decommissioning’ Category

John Sorrell

Post-Move: Space Decanting and Equipment Decommissioning at the Milton District Hospital

Decommissioning | General | Healthcare Relocation

Toronto ON – Milton ON, Canada In Dec 2017, The Readiness Group completed the Space Decanting and Equipment Decommissioning project at the Milton District Hospital (MDH). As a needed “post-move” component of the Tower Expansion project, The Readiness Group decommissioned 9 departments and many smaller program groups. This work involved the removal of remaining items in […]

Asya Pavlova

Medical Professionals in Southern Africa benefit from Decommissioning efforts in Ontario

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General

Conducting a formal equipment decommissioning as part of a larger capital redevelopment project has multiple benefits.  Some include: 1) trade-up and redistribution of surplus equipment to other areas within a healthcare organization; 2) value liquidation of working equipment for re-investment into new capital items; and, 3) donation of working equipment to health care professionals in […]

John Sorrell

Hospital Decommissioning: Last phase of asset liquidation at OTMH set for Feb 20 and Feb 21 2016

Decommissioning | General

The Readiness Group Inc is preparing for the last of 3 asset value liquidation events at the Legacy Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH).  As the selected equipment decommissioning vendor by Halton Healthcare, the 16,000 assets previously found at the hospital, and 4 satellite locations, have been systematically inventoried, consolidated and repurposed out of the vacated […]

John Sorrell

Video Feature: Holding a Hospital Furniture and Equipment Sales Event

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General

A surplus asset Sales Event held at the hospital is a fun and distinctive event to mark a hospital closing. It fosters goodwill amongst the local  community and often addresses the unspoken need for emotional closure. Organized Sales Events give hospital staff an opportunity to purchase from a selection of surplus furniture and equipment drawn […]

Vanathy G

Not-for-Profit Agencies and Hospital Asset Decommissioning

Decommissioning | General

Partnerships with not-for-profit groups in a hospital’s asset decommissioning event not only benefit communities, demonstrate social responsibility and a commitment to sustainability, but they also impact a hospital’s bottom line by reducing waste disposal costs and relocation fees. Managing the removal of assets in a hospital is a complicated process, particularly under tight timelines, and […]

Asya Pavlova

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s West 5th Campus – Asset Liquidation with Ceremony

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General

Multi-tiered approaches to liquidating the value of surplus hospital assets will yield the most value in the shortest period of time. This was the strategy used in the successful decommissioning of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s West 5th Campus. More than 2,000 assets had their remaining value liquidated in less than three weeks. Funds generated were […]

John Sorrell

Asset decommissioning at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – West 5th campus

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General | Medical Equipment Inventory | Operational Readiness

The Readiness Group Inc has been awarded the surplus asset decommissioning project at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – West 5th campus.  St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton West 5th campus is a provider of specialized mental health and addiction services to the residents of Hamilton and surrounding areas. The Readiness Group is leading the planning, inventory verification, […]

Vanathy G

New Mobile Application Launched to Support Hospital Decommissioning

Decommissioning | General | Medical Equipment Inventory

The Readiness Group Inc., a leading provider of operational readiness for healthcare capital development projects, is pleased to announce the release of a mobile application that supports medical equipment inventory activities in hospitals.  The Medical Equipment Inventory Application (MEIA) is a software product built to operate in most smart phone and tablet devices. The MEIA […]

Patricia Santiago

The Readiness Group Partners with Habitat for Humanity Canada to Advance Hospital Equipment Decommissioning

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General | Medical Equipment Inventory | Operational Readiness

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW http://bit.ly/16bxTnU/ – The Readiness Group Inc., a leading provider of operational readiness for capital development projects in healthcare, has established a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada. This partnership extends from the successful completion of a medical equipment and furniture decommissioning event at the Niagara Health System in St. […]

Vanathy G

Niagara Health Systems Decommissioning Maximizes Community Benefits and Waste Diversion through Partnerships

Decommissioning | General | Operational Readiness

Sept 7, 2013 | Markham Ontario Canada The Readiness Group Inc., a leading provider of transition planning for capital development projects in healthcare, has  successful completed decommissioning services for the Niagara Health System in St. Catharines, Ontario.   The partnership model applied to the decommissioning event resulted in the space being cleared on time, surplus items […]