The titles in this Series are designed to contribute to improved healthcare technology management in the health sectors of developing countries, although they may also be relevant to emerging economies, and other types of country. They are are aimed at people who work for, or assist, health service provider organizations in developing countries. Though targeted primarily at those working in health facilities or within the decentralized health authorities, many of the principles will also apply to staff in other organizations (for example, those managing health equipment in the Ministry of Works, private maintenance workshops, and head offices).
Guide 1 covers the framework in which Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) can take place. It also provides information on how to organize a network of HTM Teams throughout your health service provider organization. The following issues are covered:
- regulations and standards
- technical requirements
- models for delivery
- organizational structure
- human resource requirements
- monitoring progress
TALC, St. Albans, UK, ISBN: 0-9549467-0-7, 157 pp.