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Business Development

Accessibility not a 'pizza franchise'

September 24, 2018John Andrews

  Home accessibility—the business of modifying houses to accommodate mobility clients' physical challenges—is a category that has long offered HME providers the potential to build off sales of durable medical equipment. Surprisingly, it has been historically slow at gaining traction among those companies serving mobility patients, but in recent years has gained more interest, specialists in the field say. “This market is doing well because...

Accessibility, Clarke Health Care Products, Home

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Short takes: Clarke Health Care, Hartmann

June 16, 2016HME News Staff

An Aquatec OceanDual shower chair from Oakdale, Pa.-based Clarke Health Care Products was selected and used by Dr. Stephen Hawking during this recent trip to New York to promote a new project. The chair, which features tilt-in-space and recline positioning and matches a chair Hawking uses at home, was transported to various hotels during his stay. National Seating and Mobility in Garden City, N.Y., arranged the purchase and delivery of the chair…The use of absorbent briefs with curly fiber significantly...

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Business Development

Bath safety reliable for retail growth

December 1, 2014John Andrews

The shrinking HME piece of the Medicare pie requires providers to re-engineer their business models to continue serving the marketplace and they are increasingly looking at retail as a viable option. Key to that retail strategy is bath safety and, on a larger scale, home accessibility. By furnishing products and services that equip residences with bath safety products, aids to daily living, mobility and various accessibility options, HME providers can serve the lucrative baby boomer demographic...

Bath Safety, Carex, Clarke Health Care Products, Derek Lampert, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Graham-Field, Jeff Swain, Larry de la Haba, Wade Lawrence

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Clarke Health Care gets place of its own

January 24, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OAKDALE, Pa. - Clarke Health Care Products has swapped 4,000 square feet in a shared building for 14,000 square feet of its own.For 25 years, the distributor of bath safety and mobility products and other DME has shared a building with Frank Mobility Systems, a distributor of add-on drives and motors for wheelchairs, and another company.“But we were running out of space,” said Susan Matuska, who manages the company's technical services.Clarke moved into its new building in late November....

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Business Development

Take 'people first' approach to bath safety

November 22, 2013John Andrews

Perhaps no HME category has a bigger demographic advantage than bath safety. While most of the markets skew older, bath safety is seen as a desirable product group by a wider age bracket—from baby boomers to geriatrics. The fact that the products are functional, practical and have an aesthetic appeal gives them a versatility that other categories don't have, manufacturers say. Because people of all age groups update their bathrooms periodically, adding bath safety staples like stability...

Accessibility, Clarke Health Care Products, Nova Medical Products

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