What you need to know when purchasing an alternating pressure mattress system.
Alternating Pressure Mattress Systems are an extremely effective modaility in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. Alternating Pressure therapy is used in hospitals as well as the home care setting. When purchasing an alternating pressure mattress system for home use please be aware that recent changes in medicare has negatively impacted the quality of many of the alternating pressure mattress systems on the market.
Prevention is Key.
Pressure ulcers can occur when blood flow is restricted to the skin. This restriction is due to the interface pressure between the skin and the support surface cutting off the blood supply. Additionally heat and moisture build up create the perfect condition for skin breakdown. This open wound can be extremely dangerous as it becomes a pathway for infection. Once established pressure ulcers can be very difficult and costly to treat.
Recent changes are impacting the quality of your Alternating Pressure Mattress System
Recent requirements in medicare known as competitive bidding has forced manufacturers of these essential medical devices to drastically reduce the quality of Alternating Pressure Mattess Systems to meet Medicare price points. Essentially many Alternating Pressure Mattress Systems are not entirely functional for their intended purpose in the reliable prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. This is especially true of some Medicare reimbursed systems, leaving loved ones vulnerable to the incidence of pressure ulcers and infection. This is evident in the calls we receive by care-givers who are attempting to treat a pressure ulcer that has occured while using an inferior alternating pressure mattress or when the system breaks due to poor construction. The most impacting is when the call is from the parent of a child that has developed a pressure ulcer.
Sacrificing proper care for profitability
Many manufacturer's systems only meet the most basic standards of therapeutic requirements. Just enough is simply not enough when it comes to the health of a parent, child or loved one.
Providing the Most Reliable, Affordable & Therapeutic Systems
At Comfort's Best we offer Blue Chip Medical's Alternating Pressure Mattress System to our customers. Blue Chip systems go above and beyond the standards for the reliable prevention and treatment of potentially serious pressure ulcers and product reliability. Blue Chip Medical places your health care first and profitability second to provide the highest quality, most reliable and therapeutically beneficial system in the prevention and treatment of stages I-IV pressure ulcers.
Comfort's Best Price on Alternating Pressure Mattress Systems
You won't find a better price on Blue Chip's alternating pressure mattress systems anywhere! We offer the highest quality at the lowest price to make it affordable to protect your loved ones from pressure ulcers with the best and most reliable alternating pressure mattress systems on the market.