Aids to Daily Living
Aids to daily living cover a broad range of offerings that make
as perfect a fit for providers’ retail strategies as they do for
patients’ lifestyles. ADLs define products that are designed to
make life easier for homecare patients, but aren’t always covered by
Medicare/Medicaid or private payer insurance, and sometimes aren’t
even medical in nature. They simply make life easier.
With funding on the decline, ADLs represent a key cash sales
category for providers. ADLs are an easy entry point to cash
sales, since they are often relatively simple devices that don’t
require the same level of expertise as other types of DME. ADLs
and similar products ensure providers maintain a steady cash
flow, rather than waiting on reimbursement, and they don’t
require the effort and resources required simply to ensure billing
goes through, either.
In addition to the patients, their families should be considered
as potential buyers, as well. Baby boomers with disposable cash
who are caring for their parents are a case in point. The demand
for ADLs will most likely grow as the baby boomer population of
76 million cares for older parents and continues to enter retirement
A non-invasive technology that quickly
provides a quantitative assessment
of liver stiffness and fat at the point
of care. FibroScan-based scores can be used to rule out the need for
further assessment, like a liver biopsy, saving time and resources for
people who don’t need more assessment for end-stage liver disease.
Turboforte Lung and Airway Physio Device
The simple-to-use, lightweight, pipe-shaped
respiratory physiotherapy device
is designed to help promote and maintain
bronchial hygiene by vibrating the airways,
which loosens mucus from the airway walls.
A stainless steel ball inside the device oscillates
when used, and once its oscillatory
frequency matches the natural frequency of
the patient’s chest wall and abdomen, it produces resonance, which,
in turn, enhances sputum clearance.
3B Medical Inc
Lumin Wand Also Disinfects N95 Masks
The Lumin Wand is a germicidal UVC disinfecting
device designed to help consumers and small
businesses sanitize surfaces without chemicals.
Now the FDA has granted an Emergency Use
Authorization to use 3B Medical Inc.’s Lumin
UVC system on N95 respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Germicidal UVC output to disinfect items such as kitchen and bathroom
countertops, keyboards and phones. It includes a five-hour
battery, built-in proximity sensor, and an accelerometer to ensure
The SoClean Device Disinfector kills 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria* on smartphones and other everyday items, in minutes. The unit Users drop their high-touch items into the chamber, close the lid, and let it get to work automatically. The device works on the user’s schedule with five-, 10- and 20-minute cycles. In just a matter of minutes, users’ items are ready for them to handle. The Device Disinfector fits multiple items in the chamber — and its sleek design aims to complement any countertop or dresser. The Device Disinfector has easy-view indicator lights to let users know when their items are fresh and ready to use, and features a USB port for charging their electronic devices before or after use. (*The Device Disinfector is effective at killing 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria on many items at the longest cycle time, according to the company.
Designed for individual rooms and personal spaces, the SoClean Air Purifier, produces cleanroom-quality air. The SoClean Air Purifier, featuring Celios Advanced Air Purification Technology, eliminates up to 99.99999 percent of airborne viruses, bacteria, and allergens before you breathe them in. And if your pet had an unfortunate mishap or you accidentally burned dinner, just move to the offending spot and the smell is replaced with clean, fresh air.
GF Health Products
Wheelchair Positioning Tray
Easy-to-clean wheelchair tray designed for relaxation
Ideal for eating, reading and writing while
seating in a wheelchair or resting in bed,
the new Wheelchair Positioning Tray by
GF Health Products has an ergonomic
design with contoured cutout and a
comfortable beanbag-style base. The
tray is easy to clean and includes
depressions to place cups or
bottles. A convenient carry
handle is attached to the tray,
which also comes with a washable
nylon cover, which provides
a zippered small pocket on top and a side pocket.
Mobile LTE device gives seniors ability to get help from anywhere
Using a proprietary combination of GPS, Wi-Fi
and Bluetooth, LifeStation Mobile LTE takes
advantage of LifeStation’s monitoring center to
provide seniors with the ability to get help from
anywhere in the country. The device delivers
pinpoint location accuracy, indoors and outdoors,
which allow LifeStation care specialists to deliver
service as quickly as possible. The device includes
a sleek waterproof design, self-test button,
user-friendly voice prompts and an intuitive LED
display. Mobile LTE integrates with the LifeStation
skill on Amazon Alexa.
GF Health Products
Lumiscope Advanced Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor
Blood pressure monitor comes equipped with movement detection, LCD monitor
Coming back with an updated look, GF Health Products has restocked its Lumiscope Advanced Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor. The package includes a monitor, a universal cuff that can fit arm sizes between 8.66 and 17.32 inches, an AC adapter, four AA batteries, a soft carry pouch and an instruction manual. Up to four users can save 99 sets of memory each, which can be accessed via a large, easy-to-read LCD screen. The product has several capabilities, including irregular pulse detection, pulse pressure indication and movement detection. Customers will receive a one-year limited warranty with their purchase.
Flyp Nebulizer makes user compliance easier
The Flyp Nebulizer is an all-in-one, pocket-portable nebulizer
that increases user compliance with a simplified “Fill,
Click, Breath” operation. The device can aerosolize a wide
range of medications in order to remove complex operational
barriers that impact a variety of treatment regimens.
Powered by a lithium-ion battery, the Flyp provides up to
10 treatments per charge, and a micro-USB port makes
recharging simple and portable.
Dynarex Hip Chair with Adjustable Foot Rest
Hip Chair allows sitting without bending at hip, reduces stress on joints
The Dynarex Hip Chair with Adjustable Foot Rest is designed to let patients with arthritis or who have undergone hip or knee surgery sit without bending at the hip, while also reducing stress on joints while entering and exiting the chair. The solid hardwood chair features a vinyl seat and backrest designed for comfort. The vinyl is washable and water-resistant. The footrest has three height adjustments to ensure an ergonomic fit for each patient. The chair can withhold patients up to 300 lbs.