Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, are an unfortunate potential side effect of any condition that makes it difficult to move. Too much pressure on one part of the body for an extended time can result in a pressure ulcer.
Month: September 2020
Home Care Delivered, Inc. a leading direct-to-patient provider of insurance covered medical supplies has earned the Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) Standards of Excellence “Seal of Approval” Accreditation for the fifth consecutive time. CHAP Accreditation takes place every 3 years for Home Medical Equipment (HME) suppliers and ensures that suppliers deliver the best possible quality of service to patients utilizing HME products. By attaining CHAP reaccreditation, HCD once again showcases the company’s commitment to providing customers with outstanding customer service and both referral partners and business partners with responsiveness that exceeds the industry’s highest quality and compliance standards.
Home Care Delivered, Inc. (HCD) is pleased to welcome Raymond Kreiger to the company’s Leadership Team as the Vice President of Payer Relations. With more than 25 years of executive experience delivering results in managed care contracting, reimbursement methodologies, and customer relations, Kreiger brings a wealth of healthcare industry knowledge to HCD. Ray’s background includes experience on both the payer and provider side of the healthcare industry, including serving as SVP of Provider Network Development for Zelis Healthcare, VP of Reimbursement / Compliance Officer for Medical Compression Systems, and Vice President of Contracting / Pricing & Compliance for Byram Healthcare.
When dealing with chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers, or bedsores debridement is often necessary.
If you’re a man over the age of 50 and you are in good health, good genes and good luck likely played a part in helping you get there. As you age, genes and luck become less important.
Have you ever had that “uh oh” feeling? You know the one: you laugh or cough and all of a sudden you feel a little leak that makes you hurry to the bathroom. You aren’t alone. Some 25 million Americans are said to experience incontinence or loss of bladder control.
Whether you’re building a deck or practicing ballroom dancing, there is a learning curve to discovering how things work and how they work best for you. The same is true for people living with diabetes. Immediately following a diagnosis, people with diabetes have a lot to learn about the disease and how to approach food, activity, medication, and self-care so that they feel good today and stay healthy in the future.