If your hospital or clinic is looking to purchase used medical dialysis equipment, there are several online retailers and auction sites where you can buy quality refurbished dialysis machines from manufactures such as Baxter, Fresenius and Prism. You can also shop for replacement parts such as valves, filters, pump seals and connectors. Some web sites offer wholesale pricing.
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Purchase reconditioned dialysis equipment from G.I.A. Medical, a company that specialises in selling wholesale kidney dialysis machines to hospitals and dialysis centres. The company sells reconditioned machines from manufacturers such as Cobe, Phoenix and Prism. Browse G.I.A. Medical's web site to see their complete product line (see Resources). To purchase or inquire about equipment, call the company's toll-free number.
Bid on used medical dialysis equipment at DOTmed.com, an online auction house for new and used medical equipment. In order to bid on medical equipment, you must register for a free account. Once you have found a dialysis machine that you're interested in purchasing, you can e-mail the seller to ask questions or place a bid. In addition to placing bids in auctions, you can also purchase equipment directly from sellers. The web site also allows you to place "wanted" ads to let sellers know you are interested in purchasing a used dialysis machine.
Buy pre-owned dialysis parts from SVS Inc. The online retailer sells new and used parts for dialysis machines from manufacturers such as Fresenius and Baxter. It also sells system disinfectants and cartridge filters. Once you have found a product you would like to order, click on the "order now" link to pay by credit card.
Tips and warnings
- Before purchasing used medical dialysis equipment, find out what year the equipment was manufactured and how well the machine has been maintained. If possible, buy equipment that is still under warranty.
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