Four Ways HME Providers Can Overcome Retail Goliaths

If you are an HME/DME provider, competing with retail giants can be discouraging. If you try to compete on price, you’ll probably be disappointed; but you do have advantages! Enlist the following four opportunities to gain and retain customers. 1. You are a ONE-STOP SHOP When foot traffic brings customers in your door, your convenience will keep them there. They can come to

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Preventing Your Loved Ones From Popping the Wrong Pill

We’ve all read tragic stories of famous people having deadly encounters with prescription drugs. Some recent ones that come to mind are Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy, Michael Jackson, and Ana Nicole Smith. Like me, you may have thought how sad it is for someone so successful to have an addiction. We make these assumptions without really understanding the facts. In

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Select These 5 Design Factors in a Good Healthcare Mattress

When choosing a mattress (Therapeutic Support Surface) for medical purposes, whether at home or in a facility, there are a few key functions and features to consider. Comfort For starters, though very subjective, you should definitely consider comfort. Just like the mattress you sleep on every night in your home, the medical mattress’s main purpose is to provide a consistently

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Powder Room Purchases: Expand Your Retail Business Thru the Bathroom

Who would have thought there’d be cash hiding in the bathroom? There most certainly is via retail — you just have to know where to look. You won’t find it under the sink, but you WILL find opportunity lurking in your retail store, courtesy of your customer’s powder room. Here are the three most common places: Product! Carry retail products to meet the ever-growing

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Fall Prevention: Making Loved Ones Aware of the Risks

Taking care of older family members or being a caretaker, whether in the home or a facility, means keeping them safe and helping them stay independent. Did you know that every year, one in every three adults over the age of 65 falls, which can lead to injuries such as hip fractures, head trauma and lacerations? These injuries can negatively

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7 Simple Tips to Get an Accurate Blood Pressure Reading

Approximately one-third of US adults have hypertension, and more than two-thirds of this group are unaware they are affected. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is sometimes called “the silent killer” because high blood pressure frequently harms the body without causing visible symptoms. Left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to stroke, kidney damage, vision loss, memory loss, fluid in the lungs, angina, erectile dysfunction, peripheral artery disease, and damage to

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