Asteral has over 14 years’ experience providing managed equipment solutions for healthcare organisations, and has become an integrated part of the Althea Group, joining eight leading healthcare technology management companies each with a deeply rooted culture of innovation.
Asteral is committed to procuring and maintaining equipment solutions for the NHS and private healthcare providers. Our growing portfolio of 1,300 items of diagnostic imaging equipment across 60 NHS and private hospitals/centres consistently has an uptime in excess of 99%, allowing you to focus on patient care. In total, we maintain over 16,500 medical assets across diagnostic imaging, radiotherapy, theatres, and biomed equipment. With a large percentage of our staff formerly working for the NHS, we are highly attuned to the needs and limitations that face the service.
Althea is the world’s largest independent integrated healthcare technology management provider, with more than 1.4 million medical devices under management in more than 1,700 healthcare facilities in 18 countries. Created from the union of eight leading companies in hospital technology services, Althea employs more than 2,700 engineers, technicians, administrators and customer service specialists – committed people with a deep healthcare insight combined with specialist technical skills.
Built on over 40 years of experience in the USA and Europe, MESA is the largest independent pan-European, multi-vendor provider for clinical and diagnostic imaging field engineering services, capital spare parts, equipment and asset management solutions.
Working across 15 countries including the UK, Italy, Germany, Poland and Spain, MESA serves more than 200 diagnostic imaging clinics and hospitals whilst managing over 400 medical devices. Within diagnostic imaging this includes equipment from all major OEMs and across all diagnostic imaging modalities including but not limited to CT, MR, cardiac cath labs, x-ray, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
MESA is ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 accredited.
The company leverages its service expertise and decades of global experience in maintenance services and repair solutions to achieve industry-leading availability rates of vital diagnostic imaging equipment, thereby improving end-user patient care and reducing patient waiting times.