The World Needs More Nurses


Nurses are considered the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system, but there is an unprecedented shortage of these superheroes today. With the advancement of the healthcare system, registered nurses are one of the fastest-growing occupations. The American Nurses Association (AMA) estimated that there will be more employment opportunities for registered nurses than any other profession. […]

Catheter Selection and Preventing CAUTI for Female Patients

Articles, Female Urine Management

About 75,000 deaths are reported each year due to healthcare-associated complications (HAC) One of the most common nosocomial infections in healthcare settings is catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), accounting for almost 40% of all HACs and are caused by the placement of an indwelling urinary catheter. As many as 65-70% of CAUTI episodes can be […]

Common Causes of Male Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) and How To Prevent It

Articles, Male Urine Management

Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) is the most common healthcare associated complication and cause secondary bloodstream infections. It is a hot topic among staff in nursing homes, in-patient care facilities and surgical clinics, as are preventing CAUTIs among male patients and residents. 8% patients in home care settings and 3-7% patients in acute care settings […]

Are External Catheters Covered By Medicare?

Articles, Female Urine Management, Male Urine Management

Medicare covers the expenses of external catheter supply, when medically necessary. Part B of Medicare is responsible for reimbursing 80% of the total cost required for catheter supply and patients are liable to pay 20% of any covered medical expense out of pocket after meeting the deductible. Approximately 30-35 external catheters are reimbursed per month […]