Price Estimates for Equipment and Supplies

The table below lists some of the estimated costs you may incur when starting your infusion clinic. Some of these supplies are optional, but they are included here so you can get a better grasp of the many different ways to design your unique infusion clinic inventory. Be sure to review the financial planning spreadsheets to see how you may recover your startup costs as your infusion offerings increase and your patient base grows.

Equipment Quantity Approximate Cost (2012) Cost Adjusted for Inflation (2017)
Infusion chair (optional) 1 $1,500 $1,591.52
Infusion pump (also optional; can be leased if you do not wish to purchase outright) 1 $1,700 $1,803.73
Blood pressure monitor (although a cuff is much less) 1 $1,500 $1,591.52
Patient entertainment equipment (optional; may include iPad/tablet with access to internet/chargers/Wi-Fi) Variable $1,500 $1,591.52
Back-up generator (may be optional, depending on location/local regulations) 1 $700 $742.71
Required medical/pharmacy equipment and supplies*
  • Catheters
  • IV poles
  • IV tubing with extensions
  • Locking refrigerator
  • Gloves
  • Needles
  • Medications and supplies to handle complications (crash kits, defibrillator, antihistamines, corticosteroids, etc)
Variable $1,500 $1,591.52
Estimated start-up costs $8,912.52

*Additional equipment and supplies may be required in some jurisdictions


Managing an in-office infusion practice. The Rheumatologist. August 8, 2012. Accessed May 17, 2017