SUPPLY OF EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

Following the demand identified in the Surinamese market, HCS provides a wide range of medical equipment and supplies.

Storage and Transport Medical Equipment

HCS provides equipment that is used to store and transfer medical supplies. This equipment is used to bring various medical supplies to patients and medical professionals for differing reasons. The most common types of storage and transport equipment include:

  • Case Carts
  • Storage Carts
  • Utility Carts 

Durable Medical Equipment

DME is a type of medical equipment that is designed to be durable and provide support for patients safely and comfortably and increase the quality of living. This type of equipment is used predominantly for therapeutic reasons and can be used in both the hospital or home setting. They are reusable and designed for long-term use. Most durable medical equipment is designed with load-bearing strength and non-slip features.

Common Durable Medical Equipment (DME) includes:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Mobility assistive equipment - walkers, canes, crutches
  • Hospital beds
  • Ventilators
  • Lifts
  • Traction Equipment

Acute Care

Acute care equipment includes equipment and supplies that are used in hospitals and clinics. This type of equipment and supplies are used on a daily basis for patient care and require a medical professional to use.

  • General-purpose trays
  • Minor procedure trays
  • Wound and skincare kits
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Non-surgical instruments

Procedural Medical Equipment

Procedural medical equipment concerns medical equipment that is used in any medical procedures and contains a variety of different items. It is used to assist in procedures and make these go more smoothly and easier, for example:

  • Surgical clamps   
  • Scalpels
  • Forceps
  • Gloves
  • Operating Scissors
  • Headlights   

Personal Protective Equipment  (PPE)

Workers in the oil and gas industry and mining industry face a wide variety of hazards in their daily job duties. Chemicals can be irritating, corrosive, flammable and worse. To help prevent workers from coming into contact with these hazards, employers will provide them with personal protective equipment (PPE).

For example:

  • Safety Helmets
  • Glasses
  • Earplugs
  • Gloves
  • Respiratory
  • Masks
  • Boots