MTA Launches New Medical Gas Pipeline Equipment Webstore
December 2023: Medical Technology Associates (MTA) is excited to announce that we have launched our medical gas pipeline webstore for one-stop shopping of all our medical gas equipment needs.
MTA Expands Emergency Medical Gas Equipment Leasing Program
October 2023: Medical Technology Associates (MTA) is excited to announce that we have expanded our rental program to support healthcare facilities in an emergency situation where a medical air or vacuum system is down.
Who Is Installing Your Medical Gas Pipeline?
September 2023: The installation of medical gas and vacuum systems in health care facilities must be performed by a qualified technician.
Are Your Sterile Compounding Facilities In Compliance?
August 2023: The new USP797 guidelines are in effect in November 2023. Are your sterile compounding facilities in compliance?
Is Your Dewpoint Monitor Reading and Working Properly?
July 2023: The damage to critical life-saving equipment could be devastating and compromise patient safety. Learn the importance of dewpoint monitors and maintenance tips.
Is Your Healthcare Facility Ready to Designate an Individual or Individuals as the Main Responsible Facility Authority?
June 2023: The Responsible Facility Authority (RFA) is responsible for implementing piped medical gas and vacuum system requirements as established in NFPA 99. Historically, the role required the acting person(s) to receive all the documentation from certifiers and inspectors testing the medical gas system. Their job was to accept the validity of the reports and keep them on file.
Support Gas – Nitrogen or Instrument Air
May 2023: These gases are primarily used for powering equipment used in patient care procedures. Powering of pneumatic booms, boom brakes, pendants, drive surgical tools, sterilizer doors, and SPD drying carts and cabinets. The use of Nitrogen and Instrument Air within the hospital keeps expanding, and along with that, the pressure (PSIG) requirements needed for the uses are changing the pressure requirements.
Summer Is Coming – Stay Cool With MTA
March 2023: With summertime right around the corner. The rising temperatures are a deadly threat to your mechanical rooms’ Med Gas Source equipment.
This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.