EQ2 signs UK distribution agreement with BCAS Biomedical Engineering
19 March 2008
Medical equipment information systems software company EQ2 has signed
an exclusive distribution agreement with BCAS Biomedical Engineering
Ltd, a UK provider of clinical equipment services to hospitals, primary
care trusts, field surgical units, and emergency response providers.
Under the agreement, BCAS will market and support all of EQ2’s
hospital equipment management systems (HEMS) products exclusively in the
EQ2’s product line, called the HEMS Enterprise Suite, enables health
care organisations such as hospitals and health clinics to manage their
capital equipment, ranging from clinical instruments involved directly
with patient care to facility equipment and systems such as HVAC, gas
and electrical systems, beds and elevators.
BCAS will market EQ2's HEMS Enterprise, Web Request and EQ2 Mobile
products for clinical equipment management. These products help clinical
engineers and technicians ensure a safe and efficient medical
environment for every aspect of patient care, from the delivery of
routine exams to critical surgeries.
James Smith, president of EQ2, said, “Our twenty years of experience
in managing medical care equipment and supplies, combined with BCAS’s
understanding of the UK’s complex health care system will provide UK
healthcare facilities with a level of safety and reliability previously
unavailable anywhere outside the US.”
EQ2 Inc, headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, USA, is a
privately-held company founded in 1993 as a University of Vermont
technology transfer start-up.