Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering manages all the Medical equipments in St. John’s Hospital. The health providers get assistance from the Biomedical engineer for the acquisition of technology, ensuring its safe, continued efficient utilization through a well planned program of user training, maintenance and quality assurance, playing a vital role in the safe and effective implementation of health care technology. Department of Biomedical Engineering provides safe, calibrated and operational equipment for delivery of the best health care possible reducing the inconvenience and frustration caused by malfunctioning equipment and the time lost because of non-availability of equipment.


  • Biomedical Engineer advises whether to shift to a newer, more innovative technology or to stay with the tried and true one.
  • Planning & installation for all types of sophisticated Bio Medical equipment.
  • Calibration, Performance verification and certifications of biomedical equipment.
  • Taking steps to prevent malfunctioning of biomedical equipment.
  • Planning and procurement of spare parts required for BM/PM PPM.
  • Repair & Maintenance of biomedical equipment.
  • Maintaining work-order, inventory of equipment, preventive maintenance schedule and technician time.
  • Analyses equipment characteristics in clinical environment ensuring technical and clinical acceptability.
  • Reviewing maintenance contract in terms of quality and responsiveness to make decision on modification of service contract terms.
  • Management of maintenance contract: Analysis of equipment failure and assessment of repair cost, scheduling of repair/PM visits, documentation and monitoring of equipment up time,
  • Determining the optional lifespan of biomedical equipment and its aging, out-modeled and inappropriately costly instrumentation is retired in accordance with a rational equipment replacement policy.

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