Procurement Trends: Patient Transfer Chairs - March, 2022

March 1, 2022 | Procurement Trends


​Patient transfer chairs are utilized for the safe and easy transfer of patients within a hospital facility. According to our PricePaid database, our members show interest in patient transfer chairs from two categories:

Transport Chairs- Lightweight, narrow mobility chairs that combine the function of a wheelchair with the maneuverability of a rollator or walker. Transport chairs are designed to be operated by a caregiver. They have large 8" to 12" rear wheels for easier transport, but are not designed to be reached while sitting in the chair.

Wheelchairs- Chairs intended for use by a patient who is unable to walk as a result of illness, injury, or disability. Wheelchairs can be operated by a caregiver, or self-propelled by the...

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