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:


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

Principle Business Enterprise

Tranquility Premium OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

Absorbent underwear helps deliver an uninterrupted night’s sleep

Tranquility Premium OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear is designed to provide extended wear time and to hold up to 1 quart of fluid overnight. Its peach core keeps skin dry, reduces odor and neutralized urine pH, and the pull-on style with easy tear-away side panels provides easy and clean removal. It is available in sizes from XS to 2XL.

  • (800) 367-1074

Pacey MedTech Ltd.

Pacey Cuff Guard

Pacey Cuff Guard

Pacey Cuff Guard offers simple, inexpensive solution to stress UI, total leakage

The Pacey Cuff Guard is a reusable and washable incontinence barrier for men who have undergone prostate cancer treatment and regularly experience urinary incontinence. The product is made from durable neoprene that doesn’t irritate the skin; is odorless; and has a slim, ergonomic design. The moisture absorbent padding catches excess urinary drops and is a supplementary device to the Pacey Cuff Turbo urethral control device.

  • (877) 377-2239

Triple W

DFree

DFree

Wearable device for incontinence now available through rental program

  • A wearable incontinence device that notifies users when the bladder is full.
  • Rental includes DFree device, charger with charging cable, medical tape and ultrasound gel.
  • Rental costs 40 dollars per month, with a minimum 30-day term.
  • (833) 337-3387

D Free

D Free

DFree

DFree Uses Ultrasound to Predict When Incontinence Patients Need to Go

Millions of seniors and people with disabilities struggle with bladder control issues, and DFree can help give these patients confidence and independence. DFree is the first wearable device for incontinence that notifies the user when it’s time to go to the bathroom. Through safe and non-invasive ultrasound, the device, detects changes in bladder size and predicts urination timing. DFree sends alerts a phone or tablet when it is time to go the toilet, and users can set the notification threshold so they have ample time to get to a toilet.

  • (833) 337-3387

Principle Business Enterprise

Tranquility Premium OverNight Disposable Absorbent Underwear

Absorbent underwear helps deliver an uninterrupted night's sleep

  • Designed to provide extended wear time and to hold up to 1 quart of fluid overnight.
  • The peach core keeps skin dry, reduces odor and neutralized urine pH.
  • The pull-on style with easy tear-away side panels provides easy and clean removal.
  • (800) 367-1074

Principle Business Enterprise

Tranquility AIR-Plus Bariatric Brief

AIR-Plus Bariatric Briefs

AIR-Plus Bariatric Briefs allow for breathable wear

Tranquility’s AIR-Plus Bariatric Brief is a 100 percent breathable brief with microscopic that allow moisture vapor to escape, increasing dryness and comfort. The peach absorbent core cuts down on odor and holds up to one quart of fluid. The briefs feature micro-hook closure tabs, inner leg cuffs and elastic leg gatherers and a dual wetness indicator. AIR-Plus Bariatric Brief is latex-free and available in sizes up to 4XL.

  • (800) 367-1074

TENA Incontinence Management Products by SCA

TENA Overnight Pad

Healthcare pads offer new absorbency levels

  • Made to have high absorbency for moderate to heavy leakage protection.
  • Pads include a soft, cloth-like top layer for extra comfort, pH balanced to fight odors, as well as TENA’s Dry-Fast Core to wick away and trap in liquid.
  • A quick-dry top sheet helps pull in liquid for dryness, while the fit conforms to the shape of the body for comfort and protection.
  • (800) 992-9939

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