In these uncertain times, the South African health system has been put under immense strain. Hospital beds fill up each day with rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, and this strain may, if left unattended, have a profoundly negative impact on a hospital’s ability to deliver proper treatment and care to those who need it. Thus, there is a call to streamline diagnostics and treatments for all people in hospitals, to streamline treatment where this can be done, and help alleviate the burden that all South African hospitals are currently facing.

‘Medical equipment’ has become somewhat of a buzzword since 2020, and while ventilators and oxygen have an unprecedentedly high demand, hospitals that partner with high quality medical and x-ray equipment suppliers may find that through efficient and accurate diagnosis can take a remarkable amount of pressure off of medical facilities during this difficult time.


The first notable benefit to sourcing high quality diagnostic x-ray equipment is that it allows for a more streamlined diagnosis and treatment plan to be drawn up for patients. Ailments can be accurately identified in good time, facilitating more effective and efficient treatments.

The knock-on effect that this has, is that there are fewer patients taking up beds, thanks to quicker action and faster recoveries.

This takes a lot of the strain off our already struggling hospitals during this time of crisis.


High quality diagnostic equipment makes it easier for healthcare practitioners and facilities to see to the needs of all their patients, something normally taken for granted. Currently, medical efforts around the world are largely focussed on treating the spread of COVID-19, making it difficult to provide equal levels of quality treatment to all patients.

By making better informed decisions in less time thanks to the right diagnostic equipment, doctors and healthcare professionals can provide improved commitment to all their patients.


Something often not spoken about during the pandemic is the effects that it has had on the morale of medical practitioners. Being away from their families, losing large volumes of patients and being underequipped in times of uncertainty has taken its toll on their morale, confidence, and mental health.

The right diagnostic equipment will allow medical experts to perform more effectively and with more confidence, which is a win that is sorely needed in many medical facilities across South Africa.


If you would like to know more about sourcing quality diagnostic equipment for your medical facility, be sure to get into contact with a representative from Lomaen Medical (PTY) LTD today, or feel free to visit our website for additional information on our offers.