Incontinence and Urological Supplies

Providing Incontinence and Urological Supplies is one of those services an HME business can offer to make a real difference in patients’ lives. Between those two related categories, these solutions help patients manage a wide variety of conditions by which they often feel embarrassed or stigmatized. This is where the care side of the business pays massive dividends for both patient and provider.

Just looking at urinary incontinence alone, the numbers are considerable: there are roughly 33 million men and women in the United States suffering from overactive bladders, according to the Urology Care Foundation. This means HME providers have an excellent opportunity to help patients with this problem while growing their revenue base.

The big challenge lies in service and getting the word out. A big problem with incontinence is many sufferers know little about their ailment and go through many products trying to find a way to solve their problem. The National Association for Continence said that the average wait time between symptoms and getting a diagnosis for incontinence is over six years.

A key way to help with that is to offer a website where patients can purchase online with home delivery. In the store, providers should maintain a private area that takes the consultation off the floor, and staff should be trained in providing service that focuses on discretion and compassion.

And, of course, also pivotal in running a successful incontinence and urological supply business is understanding the myriad products available and how they relate to your customers. Here is a sampling of items currently on the market:


CathWear

CathWear leg bag underwear

Leg Bag Underwear

Undergarment offers a unique solution for wearing and managing leg bags

CathWear leg bag underwear offers catheter patients special unisex undergarments that include pouches to securely and discretely carry two 600 ml leg bags with no straps necessary. Designed for patients using Nephrostomy, Suprapubic, Biliary, or Foley cath¬eters, the underwear also features a special sewn-in “tract system” of channels and cutouts that properly and comfortably route the catheter tubes.


    ConvaTec Continence Care Cure Medial

    Cure Ultra

    Cure Ultra

    Ready-to-use catheters focus on comfort, peace of mind

    Cure Ultra is a ready-to-use line of pre-lubricated, intermittent catheters. The catheters feature polished eyelets for comfort and a unique “no roll” connector/funnel end for stability. The Cure Ultra for men features a proprietary CoverAll application process for even distribution of lubricant and it includes a unique gripper for controlled, “no Touch” use. Small, flexible packaging and kink-resistant catheter enable convenient portability in small spaces. Additionally, use of minimal material means less waste, and Cure Medical catheters are not made with DEHP/DINP, BPA, or NR-Latex for peace of mind.


      Tranquility Incontinence Products

      Tranquility Essential Breathable Briefs Heavy

      Essential Breathable Briefs Heavy

      Tab-style briefs offer reliable, trustworthy protection

      The new Tranquility Essential Breathable Briefs – Heavy offer reliable protection that incontinence customers will trust. Available in sizes XS to 2XL, these clothlike, breathable, tab-style briefs offer the design and performance to meet the highest state Medicaid standards. Features include Kufguards and leg elastics that secure leaks and stool, superabsorbent core that locks away urine odor and breathable sides that support an ideal microclimate to neutralize pH and keep skin dry. Providers can request a free sample tray to let their customers try out Tranquility Essential Breathable Briefs before they buy.

      • (800) 467-3224

      Cure Medical

      Cure Dextra Closed System

      Catheter easy to use for even users with limited dexterity

      Proprietary features make the Cure Dextra Closed System easy to use, even for individuals with limited dexterity. Tip Advancing Technology with Gripper Arrow enables the pre-lubricated, straight tip catheter to advance from the 1000 ml collection bag into the body without contact. A unique Support Band enables controlled use. Like all Cure Medical products, the Cure Dextra features polished eyelets for increased comfort. It is not made with DEHP/DINP, BPA, or NR-Latex.

      • (800) 570-1778

      Drylock Technologies

      Presto underwear

      Presto

      Underwear made for women and for men delivers discrete absorbency

      Our most discreet, body-close fit is fully breathable to keep users cool and comfortable. InvisiCore offers additional absorbency without added bulkiness for leakage protection up to 12 hours. OdorSecure prevents odors before they begin keeping odor under control for up to 12 hours. LeakSecure leg cuffs significantly improve leak containment by providing an extra barrier of protection from leaks. They are produced in a carbon-neutral factory, making it a better option for your clients and the environment.


        Cure Medical

        Cure Dextra Closed System

        Cure Dextra Closed System

        Catheter easy to use and includes features for increased comfort

        The Cure Dextra Closed System has proprietary features that make it easy to use — even with limited dexterity. Tip Advancing Technology with unique Gripper Arrow enables the pre-lubricated, straight tip catheter to advance from the bag into the body without contact. A Support Band on the back helps enable controlled use. Like all Cure Medical products, the Cure Dextra features polished eyelets for increased comfort. It is not made with DEHP/DINP, BPA, or NR-Latex for peace of mind.

        • (800) 570-1778

        Principle Business Enterprise

        Tranquility Premium OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

        Tranquility Premium Overnight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

        Tranquility OverNight Underwear provide maximum overnight protection in a pull-on style for individuals with heavy to severe incontinence. Premium absorbent core quickly wicks and locks moisture away from the skin, neutralizes urine pH, and reduces odor to support clean-feeling, healthy skin. Fullrise fit features an elastic waistband, cloth-like outer layer and breathable sides to ensure all-night comfort and protection. Uniquely designed Kufguards channel fluids into the core to promote a leak-free experience. Easy tear-away side seams allow for no-hassle removal. Latex-free.

        • (800) 367-1074

        Cure Medical

        Cure

        Cure Dextra Closed System

        The Cure Dextra Closed System has proprietary attributes that make it easy to use—even with limited dexterity. Tip Advancing Technology advances the pre-lubricated catheter without contact, and a Gripper Arrow makes it easy to advance the catheter. A Support Band enables controlled use with one hand, and like all Cure Medical products, the Cure Dextra features polished eyelets for increased comfort, and is not made with DEHP/DINP, BPA, or NR-Latex for increased safety. Also, because Cure Medical donates 10 percent of net income to research for a cure for SCI & CNS/D, this product also supports research.

        • (800) 570-1778

        Pacey MedTech Ltd.

        Pacey Cuff Ultra

        Pacey Cuff Ultra

        Designed for men who have undergone prostate cancer surgery the Pacey Cuff Ultra is an updated urethral control device (UCD) that aims to offer an effective, durable, and easy-to-use solution to urinary incontinence (UI). The Pacey Cuff Ultra uses technology to comfortably reduce or eliminate male UI by compressing the urethra and blocking unwanted urine flow, while still protecting the blood circulation in the topside of the penis to eliminate possible blood supply restriction pain and damage to the penis.

        • (877) 377-2239

        Cure Medical

        Cure Ultra Coude Catheter

        Cure Ultra

        Catheter for men offers the convenience of pre-lubrication without the mess

        The sterile, singleuse Cure Ultra is a ready-to-use catheter for men with all of the convenience of pre-lubrication, but without the drip or mess. The Cure Ultra Coude Catheter for men features a proprietary CoverAll application process for even distribution of lubricant over the catheter as it is removed from the package. The product, which is not made with DEHP/DINP, BPA or NR-latex, is very reimbursement and margin friendly for providers, according to Cure.

        • (800) 570-1778

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