Reliable power systems are considered to be exceptionally important when it comes to the business value of a hospital. It is a known fact that ALL hospitals require an exceptional amount of reliability when it comes to power systems. These facilities own and operate life-support systems, communication systems, security systems, records management systems, and a wide assortment of other systems that require a stable electrical system. If a power disruption occurs, a hospital must remain online. Not only do their basic operations require a constant source of power, but, the lives of numerous patients depend on a constant source of power. At Hardcore Electric, we know and understand the importance of a reliable power system for your hospital and will ensure that you have the power you need, when you need it most.
In August in the year of 2003, there was a blackout that reflects the immense financial impact associated with power disruption. This particular electrical blackout detrimentally impacted a total of 45 million people across a total of eight states and another 10 million people in various sections of Canada. Among many of the businesses impacted from this electrical blackout were many different healthcare facilities. The loss of power resulted in many cancelled health services, a high level of legal liability, and severely damages to the reputations of the facility. Just one year after this expansive blackout, a total of six different hospitals claimed bankruptcy because of the unfavorable consequences associated with the electrical blackout. This just goes to show how very important it is for a hospital to have a reliable power system.
In the past several years, there have been many different high profit failures related to the power grid. Many of these failures resulted from natural events, while others resulted from man-made complications. The total effect of these outages is that it has been determined that the power infrastructure within the United States is exceptionally fragile. It really does not matter what the business, power failure is very costly. It is even more costly in hospitals. It has been established that if a hospital loses power for a day, it could result in millions of dollars’ worth of financial issues. If a hospital loses power from just an hour, it could result in tens of thousands dollars’ worth of expenses. Not to mention the detriment it could result in life and limb to the patients within that hospital.
If you own or operate a hospital, it is imperative that you make capital investments in both reliable power systems and effective monitoring systems. Not only will the processes and basic methodologies of these steps allow your facility to exhibit characteristics that will, ultimately, improve your reputation, it is possible to improve the revenue your hospital receives from each patient. All in all, reliable power systems will dramatically increase your level of profitability. At Hardcore Electric, we strive to provide you with the most innovative and reliable power systems currently available to hospitals. If you would like more information, simply call us at: 720-841-3897