Procurement Trends: Hospital Beds - March, 2021
March 1, 2021 | Procurement Trends
While there are a variety of hospital beds, our members have shown the most interest in electrical beds from two categories: 1) med/surg beds, also known as "general-purpose" beds, intended to suit a wide variety of patients with basic positioning functionality and features; 2) ICU beds designed for critical care units often including additional features like x-ray compatibility, specialty positioning, or therapeutic surface compatibility and integration. According to our PricePaid database, member interest in med/surg and ICU beds trended up 27% and 32% respectively between 2016 and 2018. However, between 2018 and 2020, there was a 35% decrease...