Brightree enhances its pharmacy platform
Brightree Pharmacy is a single platform for clinical, billing and reporting needs, which now includes Care Plans, Test claims and ePrescribe workflows. Care Plans lets providers customize plans of care in accordance with accreditation requirements, and Test Claims assesses reimbursement before patient referrals are accepted and products are delivered. The new ePrescribe feature enables communication in the prescriber’s electronic health record (EHR) workflow to automatically input patient referrals, intake forms and prescriptions.
GF Health Products
Lumex Allura and Allura LX rollators
Graham-Field introduces Allura line of rollators
The Lumex Allura and Allura LX rollators offer a light aluminum frame; a flexible, removable padded back support; removable personal storage; side-to-side folding crossbraces; and adjustable ergonomic handles. The Allura feature a handle height of 33 inches to 38 inches and a seat height of 21.8 inches. For taller users, the Allura LX has a handle height of 37 inches to 42 inches and a seat height of 26 inches.
Maxar Sports Medicine
Maxar brand re-designed for form and function
ITA-MED has redesigned its Maxar brand of sports medicine, orthopedic supports and graduated compression products in terms of both form and function. The company has added three new products for men and women: Posture Correctors, Airprene knee brace and Airprene sport belt. ITA-MED also re-designed the entire line with an enhanced color scheme of black with red trim. The line is suitable for a variety of users, such as people recovering from surgery or rehabilitating from various orthopedic conditions, workers with physically demanding jobs and athletes.
Arkray launches new swallowing aid
Assure Slide is a new swallowing aid from Arkray for people who have difficulty swallowing tablets and capsules. Assure Slide is a thick, smooth gel that helps tablets and capsules pass smoothly through the esophagus by moistening the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat cavity. The stomach breaks down substance immediately and has no effect on the absorption rate at the medication. Assure Slide comes in two options: Assure Slide Zero, which sugar-free and raspberry flavored, and Assure Slide Zero and Slide Forte, which is vanilla flavored and extremely thick for people with more acute swallowing difficulties.
Philips Releases new Portable Hand-Held Nebulizer
InnoSpire Go is a portable medical nebulizer for people with asthma and chromic obstructive pulmonary disease who need daily inhalation treatment. Its rechargeable battery lasts up to 30 treatments per charge, and it includes a Lite Touch mask for comfort while using the device. InnoSpire Go can be used with many commonly prescribed medications for respiratory disease.
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.