Procurement

Make/ buy Analysis

When deciding on whether to “make or buy” the communication and monitoring system, below are the ranking and description of each element necessary.

1) Make a communication and monitoring system that help medical staff communicate with each other and help notice patient vital signs earlier

2) Buy the necessary tablets from a technology company to use in the lifespan network

TabletWindowsApple Android
additional equipment neededminimalminimalminimal
reliable & knowledgeable supportnot reallyyesyes
options to upgrade the systemyesyesyes
ease of usehardvery easyeasy
trust in product & providerlowhighunsure
additional costlowhighhigh