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Decision Support Tool for Capital Equipment Expenditures

Introducing the Purchasing Decision Tool, brought to you by Amethyst Research LLC (producers of VentWorld).

Through an easy-to-use, visual web interface, this tool assists you in organizing your thinking and weighing all the factors you feel are important in your decision. We even have a growing collection of 'decision templates' for ventilators and other medical equipment, to help you hit the ground running.

CLICK HERE to try out the Purchasing Decision Tool for free, and at no risk. Use the following Access Code and Password:

Access Code: freepass
Password: ventworld

Note: The demo version runs only in Microsoft Internet Explorer, and requires Flash 5. If you don't have Flash 5, you'll be prompted to download the latest plug-in.

Free offer for our VentWorld audience
VentWorld is committed to bringing you effective tools that make your job easier. The Purchasing Decision Tool helps you:

  • Organize product evaluations
  • Gain consensus among evaluators
  • Get purchasing approval.

This application is indispensable to department directors, managers, purchasing agents, or any professional who needs to make formal purchasing requests.

Click on one of the links below to learn more:

We believe you'll find this tool invaluable in helping to organize and support your equipment purchase decisions. If you need assistance, please feel free to email us at, or call us at the telephone number listed below.

From the article on "How to Buy a Ventilator", in October 2001 Respiratory Care journal:

The formal procedure described here produces documentation that facilitates efficient and confident communication with upper administration.... Our proposal was just one of many competing for a portion of a limited capital budget. Because of the organized presentation of well-reasoned information inherent in the structured decision analysis, our proposal was judged by senior management more favorably than the usual, unsupported, narrative-style budget request...


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