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Bariatrics momentum is slowing down


For several years now, bariatrics has been a robust growth market for home medical equipment, following the rise in obesity across the U.S.

Is bariatric DME becoming the new normal?


There is no consensus among manufacturers about whether bariatrics should continue to be its own category or whether it should be incorporated into other HME segments.

Bariatrics is more than a niche market


American obesity rates and the need for larger, higher durability products has transformed bariatrics from a niche market into the HME mainstream, vendors say.

Vendors make more room for bariatrics


For the HME industry, sales potential in bariatrics is as strong and durable as the products in the category. In fact, manufacturers report that their bariatric business continues to grow in tandem with the nation’s waistlines.

One-stop shop essential for bariatric sales


HME manufacturers are throwing a lot of weight behind bariatric versions of products as consumer demand continues to grow.