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Special Edition: Surgical Construction - February 2020 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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they have to get re-run through the disinfecting process if they sit for too long. A 4K imaging chain is ideal if you have the budget for it. Such a system runs from $60,000 to $80,000 for the endoscope, video processor and video monitor. What matters most Most GI facilities are designed to move patients through procedure rooms as quickly as possible. The best centers are built with as much of an emphasis placed on where and how endoscopes are reprocessed, because speed should never trump safe patient care. OSM 6 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 Mr. Soudagar (suraj.s.soudagar@imegcorp.com) is principal, and Mr. Mignault (keith.w.mignault@imegcorp.com) is senior medical equip- ment planner in the healthcare unit at IMEG, a design and engineering consulting firm based in Naperville, Ill.

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