A commodity, by definition, is a product where all units of production are identical, regardless of who produces them.
Healthcare carts and storage solutions are differentiated products. Each manufacturer in our industry makes products with unique features they feel are valuable to the consumer (you). By definition, clinical carts are very much not a commodity yet there will always be attempts to commoditize them.
Price is important, especially with our publicly funded healthcare model in Canada. But who benefits the most from doing so? Should it be at the expense of caregivers and patients?