Monitor inventory

Learn how to monitor the inventory of equipment in use at your facility in the Equipment view.

You can monitor your inventory of equipment currently in use at your facility and in the GE service databases in the Equipment view. Active equipment is the default view.

You can set filters to specify the types of equipment to view, create customized views of these settings, and create a view favorite to be displayed as a tile on the Home page.

Sample Equipment view

To monitor equipment inventory:

  1. On the menu bar, click Equipment and then look at the default view or select another view from the Other views list.

    Consult the Equipment view data dictionary for details of the default column filters applied to the selected view.

  2. In the grid, locate or search for equipment types whose inventory details you want to view using values in the desired columns, for example:
    Note: In some regions, contract lines are not displayed for canceled contracts.[ regional availability]
  3. Sort column data in ascending or descending order according to your preferences.Sort column data
  4. Filter column data for equipment attributes in addition to the default column filters for the selected view to further narrow the data, for example:
    Note: For uptime columns marked with an asterisk (*), a value is displayed only for assets that have current active contract or warranty coverage.
    Sample filter - Equipment ID

    If no results are returned, clear the filters specified above.

    Tip: You can download the returned equipment list or save a custom view of it (for example, Biomed equipment in my dept).
  5. Display the Details panel for the equipment as described in topic Inspect record details in a view and view details in the following tabs:
    • Activity tab:
      • Service activity associated with the Equipment ID
      • Status filter
      • Type filter
    • Overview tab:
      • Financial
      • History
      • Identification
      • Maintenance
      • Model
      • Uptime
    Details panel for equipment item
    Tip: You may need to click the gray chevron next to a heading to expand a section in a tab.
  6. In the Activity tab, click an SR entry to display an additional Details panel and view the following tabs:
    • Part
    • Service request
      • Equipment
      • History
      • Service request
    • Task
      • Action
      • Time debrief
    Additional details panel

    For details on the contents of these Details panels, see topic Consult the Equipment view data dictionary.

  7. If desired, Download view data for audit to provide a printout of the data from this view.