Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes

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  Better Support Surfaces, Better Patient Outcomes At MedMattress, we believe that better support surfaces produce better patient outcomes. By providing our customers with quality support surfaces designed for the needs of every patient, we can help improve the quality of healthcare. Decubitus ulcers are the leading complication in healthcare facilities across the U.S., costing […]

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Understanding the Differences of FSA, HSA & HRA Accounts

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Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) can be great cost-savings tools. FSA and HSA accounts are funded by individuals while employers fund HRA accounts. These accounts allow money to be set aside on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified medical expenses such as deductibles, prescriptions, and equipment/supplies.  […]

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How to Clean a Wet Mattress Easily

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Accidents happen from time to time.  It is important to know how to clean a wet mattress quickly and easily. Coffee or juice can be spilled on your mattress or rainwater from a leaky roof could get it wet. Pets and young children may wet the bed. Hurricanes or floods can leave the mattress soaking […]

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How to Manage Summer Bug Infestation Indoors?

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April showers bring May flowers, and the summer months offer a slew of nasty crawlies to deal with. Insects get healthier and more active as the temperature rises. Insects also move faster through their life cycles during the summer, increasing the number of bugs. Fortunately, bats, frogs, spiders, and many species of birds, including cardinals […]

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How to Treat Bedsores

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What are Bedsores? Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, are common injuries associated with individuals who are immobile or have limited mobility. These injuries are a product of prolonged pressure on a sensitive area of skin such as the tailbone, hips and ankles. MedMattress.com offers two types of mattresses that either prevent or treat bedsores. A MedPrevention […]

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The Dangers of Old Camp Furnishings

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  Old camp furnishings are hazardous, and not just to the eyes. Worn out furnishings like bunk beds or mattresses can lead to serious issues like a bed bug outbreak or bodily harm. Over time, mattress covers can begin to crack if not properly maintained. These cracks in the mattress cover can collect and harbor […]

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Preventing Bed Bugs at Camp

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Contrary to popular belief, bed bugs are not an indicator of bad personal hygiene or a lack of cleanliness. They are a common nuisance that could target any place. Hotels, camps, homes, schools and airplanes all check the boxes for what a bed bug requires to survive: shelter and blood. Bed bugs cannot fly or […]

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The Significance of a Mattress Cover

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  A mattress’s lifespan is dependant on its composition and cover type. Foam Mattresses for your camp or dorm will maintain their integrity for an average of 7-10 years. Innerspring Mattresses will last upwards of 10+ years. Mattress Covers can extend the life cycle of your Mattress by providing an extra barrier between the sleeper […]

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Battle of the Bunk Beds

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Your camp cabins set the background for your campers summer of memories. With so many parents and campers posting pictures, your camp can easily gain exposure via social media. New bunks are an easy update that can change the entire look and feel of a space. The largest factor in updating and modernizing your camp […]

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Your Guide to Camp Mattresses – Vinyl v. Nylon

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So you’re looking for a mattress for your camp or dorm and you’ve been given more options than you expected. Where do you start? Which mattress is best suited for your camp? Deciding on the best mattress can be difficult and you want to know that you’re making the right choice. There are several variables to […]

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Bunk Bed Related Injuries: Scary Statistics, and Pointers on Prevention

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  Almost everyone sleeps in a bunk bed at some point.  From summer camps to college dorms, it’s practically a rite of passage. But if you aren’t careful, you might not be getting a safe night’s sleep.  Did you know… 1. Bunk bed related injuries are common There are 36,000 reported bunk bed related injuries […]

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Don’t Cry Over Soiled Sheets – Choose a HomeCare Incontinence Mattress!

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  They say that the only things certain in life are death, taxes… and bedwetting?  Even though 9 in 10 children believe that they’re the only ones wetting the bed, bedwetting is something that all children and parents deal with.  In the United States, 5 to 7 million kids wet the bed some or most […]

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5 Ways to Keep Bed Bugs Out BEFORE They Get In

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Top 5 Bed Bug Prevention Tips The latest cold snap might not show it, but spring is upon us! That means it’s time to gear up for the summer camp season just around the corner. And we’ve got to ask—have you thought about bugs? Bed bugs, specifically? Even if you made it through last summer […]

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