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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 329-346
http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/2040-2295.5.3.329
Research Article

Analysis of Medical Equipment Management in Relation to the Mandatory Medical Equipment Safety Manager (MESM) in Japan

Kai Ishida,1 Minoru Hirose,1,2 Kousaku Fujiwara,2 Harukazu Tsuruta,1,3 and Noriaki Ikeda1,3

1Graduate School of Medical Science, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
2Department of Medical Safety Engineering, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
3Department of Medical Informatics, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan

Received 1 December 2013; Accepted 1 May 2014

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