Durable Medical Equipment Information
Durable Medical Equipment is special equipment prescribed by physicians for home use that provides therapeutic benefits or helps patients perform tasks they would otherwise not be able to accomplish. Durable Medical Equipment facilitates ordinary daily activities and improves a patient’s quality of life. Durable Medical Equipment enables patients to return to the comfort of home with the highest level of achievable independence. Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC is dedicated to providing the precise Durable Medical Equipment needed for the most economical price.
Durable Medical Equipment is defined as equipment that:
- Can withstand repeated use
- Serves a recognized medical purpose
- Generally is not useful to an individual without an illness or injury
- Is appropriate for home use
- Is prescribed by a physician as medically necessary
Our staff of Durable Medical Equipment product specialists are highly trained and have decades of experience helping individuals, caregivers and health care facilities select the most appropriate Durable Medical Equipment products for their needs. Our Durable Medical Equipment specialists can also assist in coordinating numerous products for the best solution possible.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC will ship your Durable Medical Equipment directly to you. All online purchases of Durable Medical Equipment will be handled safely with your privacy assured.
Benefits of Home Care.
Hospital costs for the same treatment for illness, injury and chronic conditions range from 200-7000 percent more than for home care. However, the shocking monetary statistics are only one reason to increase home care. Technological medical advances allow more procedures to be accomplished in outpatient or home care environments. Shorter required hospital stays means more recovery and rehabilitation occurs in homes.
Other benefits of home care include:
- Durable Medical Equipment is readily available to assist home care patients and caregivers.
- Patients using home care with Durable Medical Equipment are more comfortable receiving treatment and recovering in a familiar, loving environment.
- Patients who are involved normal family activities using Durable Medical Equipment stay mobile and recover faster.
- Patients and families can be more involved in decision-making when they are together daily.
- Families are not separated during hospital stays.
- Preventive home care using Durable Medical Equipment avoids hospitalizations.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC offers a wide range of Durable Medical Equipment available under a physician-prescribed Certificate of Medical Necessity.
One of the most common Durable Medical Equipment prescriptions is for wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs and scooters.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC provides Durable Medical Equipment wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs and scooters that are sturdy, well engineered and easy and safe to operate. We handle Durable Medical Equipment wheelchairs from leading manufacturers, such as Jazzy, Shoprider, Merits, Sidekick and Pride. Durable Medical Equipment wheelchairs are available in a multitude of different styles and sizes, including:
- Standard Manual Wheelchairs
- Electric Wheelchairs
- Lightweight Electric Scooters
- Heavy-Duty Reclining Wheelchairs
- Pediatric Wheelchairs
- Super-Wide, Deep Seat Wheelchairs
- Shower Wheelchairs
- 4-Wheel Scooters
Adjustable electric hospital beds available under Durable Medical Equipment prescriptions are designed to be easy and safe for both patients and caregivers. Sturdy engineering on Durable Medical Equipment provides maximum stability. Push-button controls allow easy adjustment of bed height, head and foot angle by elderly or pediatric patients. Durable Medical Equipment such as electric hospital beds are available in many models, including:
- Electric Beds
- Twin, Full, Queen and King-size Adjustable Beds
- Bed Rails
- Bed Tables
- Patient Lifts
Lift chairs are extremely helpful Durable Medical Equipment products that enable individuals to enjoy a more independent lifestyle at home. Lift chairs provided as Durable Medical Equipment are an excellent solution for patients weakened by illness or injury who can recover at home.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC provides lift chairs that are engineered to meet Durable Medical Equipment standards, yet are attractive in every décor. Lift chairs have state-of-the art left mechanisms and reliable motors for long-lasting service. We offer lift chairs by major manufacturers in a variety of styles with an assortment of features. Durable Medical Equipment lift chairs include:
Power Operated Vehicles (Scooters).
Durable Medical Equipment electric scooters are three/four-wheel power operated vehicles that operate indoors or outdoors. Electric scooters provide the same mobility as Durable Medical Equipment wheelchairs, but may be easier to manage using the front placed steering tiller. Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC offers an abundance of styles and sizes from leading Durable Medical Equipment manufacturers including:
Diabetic Supplies and Equipment.
Diabetes patients need special Durable Medical Equipment to monitor blood glucose levels several times a day. Medical Supplies and Equipment offers Durable Medical Equipment for diabetics of all ages and conditions to maintain correct blood glucose levels. We work closely to help you select the best diabetic Durable Medical Equipment for your age, lifestyle and dosage requirements. Diabetic Durable Medical Equipment includes:
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Canes, Crutches & Walkers.
Durable Medical Equipment such as canes, crutches and walkers are prescribed for patients who need mobility assistance for daily activities, but who are not as incapacitated as those needing wheelchairs. Durable Medical Equipment such as canes, crutches and walkers can be used during short-term injury, post-operative recovery or for chronic and intermittent conditions such as:
- Orthopedic Injuries
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Weakness from Cancer Treatment.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC provides an extensive selection of Durable Medical Equipment with numerous styles of canes, crutches and walkers. Our Durable Medical Equipment specialists will assist you in choosing the most appropriate Durable Medical Equipment for your age, size and lifestyle. We offer products that meet Durable Medical Equipment requirements including:
- Question Mark Handle Canes
- T-Handle Canes, folding and adjustable
- Folding, Reflective Canes for the Blind
- Quad-Support Canes
- Wooden Canes, all sizes
- Adult and Pediatric Crutches, adjustable
- Adult and Pediatric Forearm Crutches, adjustable
- Two/Three/Four Wheeled Walkers
Commode chairs are one of the most important Durable Medical Equipment safety items for the bathroom. Durable Medical Equipment such as commode chairs allows individuals to enjoy a more independent lifestyle. Commode chairs are an excellent Durable Medical Equipment solution for patients weakened by chronic medical conditions or injury, but who can remain at home. A variety of commode chairs covered under Durable Medical Equipment requirements are offered by Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC including:
- Clamp-On Raised Toilet Seat Commode Chair with arms
- Heavy-Duty Transfer Bench and Commode Chair
- Drop-Arm Commode Chair
Home Oxygen Equipment.
Home oxygen equipment, such as oxygen concentrators and Nebulizers are life-saving Durable Medical Equipment vital for patients to remain in the familiar surroundings of their homes. Oxygen concentrators are prescribed for patients who need additional oxygen to perform daily activities. Nebulizers, also categorized as Durable Medical Equipment, deliver aerosol medication to manage asthma and pulmonary diseases. Durable Medical Equipment such as home oxygen equipment helps patients lead normal lives and avoid hospitalizations.
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC offers top-quality, dependable home oxygen equipment that meet Durable Medical Equipment requirements including:
- Oxygen Concentrators
- Oxygen Regulators
- Oxygen Cylinders
- Oxygen Tank Transport Carts
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC offers traction equipment that meets the Durable Medical Equipment needs of patients in the most demanding traction therapy. Traction equipment, prescribed under Durable Medical Equipment guidelines, can be used by patients at home, avoiding hospitalizations. Durable Medical Equipment used for home traction therapy includes:
Medical Supplies & Equipment Company, LLC is working hard to supply whatever Durable Medical Equipment for healthy, productive and satisfying lives.