Rural hospitals require better 'end of support' equipment solutions

Rural hospitals require better 'end of support' equipment solutions

April 24, 2019

The solution is multifaceted and may indeed require a collaboration of sorts, in which manufacturers cooperate more consistently when faced with an "end of support" situation, including sharing cyber security best practices. Meanwhile, CMS should ensure that reimbursements for the rural hospital are not reduced to the point where they cannot make ends meet.

About the author: Robert J. Kerwin is general counsel for IAMERS, the International Association of Medical Equipment Remarketers and Servicers.

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