Procurement Trends: Portable Transport Ventilators - May, 2021
May 3, 2021 | Procurement Trends
Portable transport ventilators are mechanical ventilators which are specifically designed to facilitate intra-hospital and/or inter-facility transport of ventilated patients. These devices are relatively small and light weight, and can be hand-carried if necessary during transport. Transport ventilators may provide basic or advanced modes of ventilation for neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients, depending on the model selected and available features. According to our PricePaid database, we have seen a 41% decrease in Capital Guide member interest (based upon total number of capital quotes) in portable transport ventilators from April 2020 to April 2021. Member interest in other types of ventilators, however, increased...