Monthly Archives: October 2011

ABPM: Best Way to Diagnose Hypertension

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors are used for many things, though a recent report shows that these machines are the most the most cost-effective way to confirm a hypertension diagnosis before starting treatment. Because of this, organizations such as the American Heart Association are now recommending home monitoring for newly diagnosed or suspected hypertension with ambulatory monitoring reserved for equivocal cases to help establish the diagnosis.

CPT Code 93784: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, utilizing a system suchas magnetic tape and/or computer disk, for 24 hours or longer; including recording, scanning analysis, interpretation and report hold a $64.59 national Average reimbursement.

For more information on ABPM’s or to make a purchase, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Winco Announces Increased Weight Capacities for Recliners

Winco has increased standard weight capacities to 350 lbs. on several of their premier clinical recliners.  Recliners featuring the increased weight capacity include the following models:

This change was brought about by customer demand for a recliner with increased weight capacity, yet without the increased size of the Winco XL models.

“We heard the voice of the customer stating that they needed a standard width chair at a higher weight capacity” stated Jim Ankoviak CEO of Winco in a recent press release. He added: “Our goal has and will be to continue to listen to customer needs and give them the best products, great customer service and an outstanding value. ”

For more information on Winco products, call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.

Medical Device Depot Forms Wellness Initiative

Medical Device Depot is pleased to announce the formation of the MDD Wellness Initiative! The goal of this initiative is to promote healthy activity through routine exercise and friendly competition.

The inaugural event of the MDD Wellness Division will take place this Saturday, October 15 with employees on both east and west coasts participating in  the Baltimore 5K and DelMar Mud Run respectively.

Check back later for event pictures!

Summit Doppler 4th Quarter Promotions

Summit Doppler is offering several exciting doppler promotions to end the year:

Offers end December 31, 2011. For more information please call 877-646-3300 or visit Medical Device Depot.