Procurement Trends: Telehealth Carts - June, 2020
June 1, 2020 | Procurement Trends
Telemedicine videoconferencing systems are used for the diagnosis and prescription of medical treatment for patients at remote locations, clinical consultations between medical professionals, education and training of medical staff, and administrative functions. Telemedicine can be as simple as a telephone conversation or as complex as a real-time interactive examination of a patient. According to our PricePaid database, SELECTplus member interest (based upon number of capital equipment quotes) in telehealth carts increased 123% from 2017 to 2018. At the end of 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...