MedVantage is a leading medical supply company specializing in DVT Prevention and DME solutions for Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Doctors Offices, Hospitals and Medical Clinics Nationwide. We focus on improving patient care while providing cost effective programs tailored to the needs of a diverse range of medical settings
MedVantage has a broad range of experience, manufacturer partnerships, and distribution options makes us well suited to serve the needs of your ASC with exceptional customer service.
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that most often forms in deep veins of one’s leg(s). Once a clot forms, it is at high risk of breaking off and traveling though the bloodstream at which point it becomes a Pulmonary Embolism (PE). If a PE travels to one’s lung, it can block blood flow ultimately causing serious injury or even death.
Deep Vein Thrombosis is considered a serious risk during surgery, but can be prevented through the use of mechanical prophylaxis.
“The best estimates indicate that 350,000 to 600,000 Americans each year suffer from DVT and PE, and that at least 100,000 deaths may be directly or indirectly related to these diseases. This is far too many, since many of these deaths can be avoided.” 1
According to G Lippi, from the study “Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism: Focus on Mechanical Prophylaxis:”“the risk of VTE was reduced by 50% when mechanical compression was combined with a pharmacological approach. 2”
MedVantage possesses a broad range of experience in the customization of DVT Prevention programs for Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Doctors Offices, Hospitals, and Medical Clinics Nationwide. We partner with all major manufacturers to provide a spectrum of product options, which meet the needs and preferences of physicians and their support staff. MedVantage offers numerous methods of distribution to ensure that our customers and their patients have product in a timely and predictable manner.
MedVantage provides our customers with a variety of DME products from leading brands and manufacturers. Our access to the full array of DME offerings allows us to customize an optimal solution for the DME needs of physicians and patients.
We provide access to the latest technology used in clinical settings for prevention of VTE.
We provide a range of portable pneumatic compression options aimed at continuum of care.
We provide a variety of DME products designed to assist patients in healing and recovery
MedVantage works with leading brands and distributors nationwide
Surgeries over 45 minutes long are known to increase a patient’s chances of developing a dangerous DVT , commonly referred to as a blood clot. MedVantage works with surgery centers around the country to ensure that every patient has access to mechanical DVT prophylaxis for DVT Prevention to provide the best possible outcome for each and every surgery.
If you have surgery at one of MedVantage’s partner facilities, then you may be prescribed an Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device for your operation. Intermittent pneumatic compression is clinically proven to reduce the risks associated with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery. This device uses an air pump and compression cuffs to mimic ambulation and accelerate venous velocity during a medical procedure. Promoting blood flow through pneumatic compression dramatically reduces the risk of DVT and PE.
Prior to your operation, you will complete and sign a MedVantage billing form that serves as an Assignment of Benefits (AOB). This release allows MedVantage and/or it's partners to bill your insurance for the equipment used during your surgery.
Your insurance company will provide you an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) that details how they handled the claim. It is important to realize that an EOB is not a bill. If you have any questions about your EOB or the products provided, please contact us.
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