Burns started UroMed for more than 15 years ago to help serve people with needs similar to his own with disposable catheters, urological and continence care medical supplies. Today, UroMed is one of the leading urological supply companies in the nation.
Yant was the first person with spinal cord injury to start a retail company in the urological supply industry, and also the first person with SCI to start a manufacturing company for these products.
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Many of UroMed’s employees have a personal connection to understanding their customers’ urinary health and incontinence needs, as 20% of UroMed’s customer care associates either has a disability or has a family member with a disabling condition. Most of UroMed’s customers experience urological or incontinence issues, and have conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Transverse Myelitis or Multiple Sclerosis.
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About Cure Medical
People with SCI can choose their brand of urological product. By simply choosing to use Cure Medical products, people with SCI can purchase from Cure Medical, who makes the “Cure Commitment”. We make a donation of 10% of our net profits to SCI-D research. The use of Cure Medical products can result in new dollars devoted toward research that will develop a cure. All Cure Medical catheters are DEHP, BPA and Latex Free. Learn more at http://www.curemedical.com or call 1-800-570-1778.
Headquartered in Suwanee, GA [a suburb of Atlanta], UroMed is one of the nation's leading providers of single-use catheters, urological and disposable medical supplies, including intermittent catheters, closed system catheters, condom catheters, pediatric catheters and continence care products. UroMed is a nationally accredited organization, a Medicare provider and a participant in most state Medicaid plans. UroMed also partners with thousands of private health insurance providers and health plans to provide patients with single-use catheters, catheter kits and incontinence products. UroMed has seven staffed regional offices located in Richmond, VA; Columbia, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Dallas, TX; Carlsbad, CA; Knoxville, TN; and Baton Rouge, LA; enabling next-day delivery after a customer's initial medical supply order. For more information, please visit http://www.uromed.com or call 1-800-841-1233.
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