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Table 8

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Devices that may benefit from PM by minimizing damage to the facility's reputation

(This table was last updated on 5-22-13)


Type of Device Potential Adverse Outcome Potential Severity of Outcome Potential Mitigating Factors Reputation Criticality Ranking
1 Anesthesia unit Facility (F) unable to perform any surgical procedures Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
Only a few of these devices probably available on-site (OS). Back-up (BU) device may or may not be available 1
2 Blood Bank Refrigerator F unable to provide blood transfusions. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
Only a few of these devices probably available OS. Blood may be available from nearby alternative source(s) 1
3 Brachytherapy unit F unable to provide this particular form of radiation treatment to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device probably not available OS. If not, severity of outcome dependent on length of downtime (DT) 1
4 Cath Lab F unable to perform cath procedures Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device probably not available OS. If not, severity of outcome dependent on length of downtime (DT) 1
5 Clinical lab analyzer F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
Some BU devices may be available OS. Alternate support service may be available nearby 1
6 Critical care ventilator/ transport ventilator F unable to support certain critical patients Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device(s) may be available OS or from nearby supplier 1
7 CT unit Facility (F) with emergency room would have to close to incoming emergency patients Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
Back-up (BU) unit may be available on-site (OS). Severity of outcome dependent on length of down time (DT) 1
8 Defibrillator F unable to provide basic resuscitation Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device(s) may be available OS 1
9 Linear accelerator F unable to provide this particular form of radiation treatment to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device OS unlikely. Severity of outcome dependent on length of DT 1
10 MRI unit F unable to provide this particular diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device OS unlikely. Severity of outcome dependent on length of DT. 1
11 PET & PET/CT & PET/ MRI unit F unable to provide this particular diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device OS unlikely. Severity of outcome dependent on length of DT. 1
12 Special procedures room F unable to provide this particular diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
BU device OS unlikely. Severity of outcome dependent on length of DT. 1
13 Sterilizer F unable to perform surgery and many other services compromised Severity Level 1.
(Major impact)
F may have BU device(s) available OS. 1
14 Automatic external defibrillator (AED) F's ability to provide basic resuscitation compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device or alternatve (defibrillator) likely to be available OS. 2
15 Autotransfusion unit F unable to provide this treatment to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
16 Blood gas analyzer F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device(s) may be available OS 2
17 Bone densitometer F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device(s) may be available OS 2
18 C-Arm unit F unable to perform some kinds of surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
F may have BU device available OS. If not, severity of outcome dependent on length of DT. 2
19 Electrophysiology Lab F unable to provide this service Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
20 Electrosurgical unit Major impact on facility's ability to provide many surgical procedures Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 2
21 Fetal monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 2
22 Gamma camera F unable to provide this diagnostic modality to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
23 Heart lung bypass unit F unable to perform certain kinds of surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS.If not, severity of outcome dependent on length of downtime (DT) 2
24 Hemodialysis unit F unable to provide this treatment to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
25 Infant scale F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device(s) may be available OS 2
26 Intra-aortic balloon pump F unable to support certain critical patients Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
27 Mobile R&F unit F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
28 Opthalmic laser F unable to perform some kinds of eye surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
29 Peritoneal dialysis unit F unable to provide this treatment to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
30 Physiological monitoring system F unable to support certain critical patients Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
31 Portable rad unit F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
32 R&F unit F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
33 Rad unit F unable to provide this basic diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
At least one back-up device or alternate resource probably available 2
34 Radiographic dye injector F unable to provide cath procedures Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
BU device may be available OS. 2
35 Resuscitator (cardiac) Patient resuscitation compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
36 Surgical guidance unit Patient resuscitation compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
37 Specialty endoscope F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
38 Surgical laser F unable to perform some kinds of surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
39 Surgical (OR) light F unable to perform surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 2
40 Surgical robot F unable to perform some kinds of surgery Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
41 Telemetry system F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
42 Tomo room F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
43 Thyroid uptake unit F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 2
44 Ultrasound Doppler F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 2
45 Xenon scintigraphy system F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 2.
(Moderate impact)
Unlikely that a BU device or alternate resource is readily available 2
46 Apnea monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
47 Blood pressure unit (invasive) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
48 Blood pump (hemodialysis) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
49 Blood warmer F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
50 ECG machine F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device probably available OS 3
51 Hypo-hyperthermia unit F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
52 Infant incubator/ transport incubator F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
53 Infusion device F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
54 Neonatal monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
55 Oxygen analyzer F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
56 Oxygen monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
57 Pacemaker (external) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
58 PCA pump F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
59 Phacoemulsifier F unable to provide this particular surgical procedure Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
BU device may be available OS. 3
60 Phototherapy light F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
61 Pulse oximeter F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
62 Radiant warmer (infant) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
63 Radiation dosimeter Certain procedures compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 3
64 Radioisotope calibrator Certain procedures compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
Unlikely that a BU device is readily available 3
65 Syringe pump F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
66 Tourniquet (pneumatic) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
67 Transcutaneous O2/CO2 monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
68 Ultrasound scanner F unable to provide this diagnostic service to patients. Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device probably available OS 3
69 Ventilator (non-critical) F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
70 Vital signs monitor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
71 X-ray film processor F's ability to provide basic care compromised Severity Level 3.
(Relatively minor impact)
At least one BU device or alternate resource probably available 3
All other types of devices Minimal impact on facility's ability to fulfill mission if device not available


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