Supplies/Kits associated with point-of-care testing
Testing that moves closer to the patient, sometimes abbreviated (PoCT), can be advantageous as technology has advanced over three decades. Potential benefits include but not limited to greater client acceptance and decreased cost.
The CDC estimates $10.4 billion spent each year, for the U.S., is directly related to influenza, or “flu” viruses. The vaccines given each year are dependent on the strains which are decidedly most likely to circulate in each given year.
A portable electronic device, (AED) Automated External Defibrillator, is used to diagnose life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias and is able to treat the patient/employee through defibrillation or the application of electrical therapy. It is designed to be simple to use by the layperson.
A variety of medical and/or DME (Durable Medical Equipment) is available including canes, walkers and supplies individualized to the patient for a vast arena of medical needs.