During the medical rescue after Wenchuan earthquake, the Department of Appliances and Materials of West China Hospital took prompt action to ensure the regular operation of hospital devices and facilities. Meanwhile, owing to its specialized superiority of material and appliance purchase as well as the optimized processes for material and appliance supply, the hospital ensured the effective supply of disaster relief materials and efficiently managed the consumption of donated materials. From May 12 to 30, a total of 2 200 000 pieces of medical materials (total value RMB 3 770 000 Yuan) and 220 sets of medical appliance (total value RMB 9 000 000 Yuan) were purchased as part of the immediate medical rescue response to the earthquake.
Citation： CHENG Shusen,HE Qiong,DAI Yong. Logistic Support of Hospital Materials and Appliances to Ensure Earthquake Medical Rescue. Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 2008, 08(7): 507-508. doi: 10.7507/1672-2531.20080116 Copy