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New Oakworks Spine Positioning System II is a Complete Solution for Spinal Procedures

Oakworks has released a new and improved Spine Positioning System, the SPS II. The SPS II has all of the great features of the original SPS with improvements to meet the needs of the market segment. Oakworks will discontinue sales of the SPS on May 1, 2013.

This just in: Section 179 deductions extended for 2012-2013

Medical facilities will get relief on capital equipment purchases in 2012 and 2013. It was previously reported that large decreases in deduction limits and depreciation percentages would take place this year. However, H.R. 8: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the Fiscal Crisis Bill) is now extending these limits.

Find the right ECG machine for your facility at DRE


EKG machines have evolved into more convenient and integrated formats. Some EKG machines can print from the unit, have USB ports for easy record storing on a computer and now there are even PC-based EKGs that are smaller in size.

Tax changes could affect medical device industry in 2013


Medical facilities may want to act on large capital purchases before 2013 when the 2.3 percent tax from the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. Why? Medical device costs may go up, according to a study commissioned by AdvaMed.

DRE continues partnership with Kenya Relief to bring improved healthcare to Kenyans


DRE’s partnership with Kenya Relief continues this holiday season with the exciting opportunity to donate specific medical devices or funds for independent projects. Now, medical professionals and donors can select devices from the Kenya Relief brochure to donate and it will arrive in Kenya shortly after Christmas for use by American teams working alongside Kenyan healthcare providers at Kenya Relief’s surgery center and the new Kenya Relief Medical Center being constructed in 2013.

How to: A guide for buying refurbished medical equipment


Refurbished medical equipment is an appealing option for many facilities because it typically costs less than new equipment. Facilities need to weigh their options when making large purchases to fit within demanding budgets and priorities. Here, we will discuss what questions medical professionals need to consider when buying refurbished equipment.

Take advantage of generous deductions on DRE medical equipment before Section 179 changes

Your Section 179 tax deductible benefits are changing in 2013. Section 179 is the tax code that allows medical professionals to deduct the full purchase price of medical equipment from their gross income during a tax year. This deduction is applicable to DRE’s high quality new, used and refurbished medical and surgical equipment.

DRE Releases 2012-2013 Medical Equipment Catalog

DRE 2012-2013 Catalog

The 2012-2013 DRE Medical Equipment print catalog is now available for viewing at www.dremed.com. The catalog is a showcase for DRE's most popular lines of new and refurbished medical equipment, including anesthesia machines, monitors, lighting, tables, respiratory ventilators, electrosurgical units, microscopes, defibrillators, and much more.