Crest Healthcare Supply is a trusted partner to Hospitals and Long Term Care facilities that has delivered knowledgeable customer support and reliable products for over forty years. Crest was founded in 1967 when Howard Page, the original owner, purchased rights to a nurse call system owned by IBM. The company grew in size and reputation by supplying components for nurse call systems including pillow speakers, call stations, call cords, bed communication cables, bed controls, adapters, accessories and related parts.
Over the years, Crest has rapidly expanded its distributed product line to include fall prevention monitors, wheelchairs and parts, healthcare TVs, bedrails and accessories, biomedical equipment, carts, maintenance products and a variety of other items. Crest also has extensive relationships with both domestic and overseas vendors, allowing us to provide our customers with the latest innovations in healthcare products.
Economy Half Rail The Economy Half Rail is an excellent cost-effective means of providing safety and assistance for your residents without restraint. Clamp-on rail is 37" long with a maximum height of 15-3/4" above bed support surface. All openings within the rail itself are 2-1/2" wide or less. Read More
Economy Universal Half Rail The Economy Universal Half Rail provides protection without confinement by offering a convenient security hold for residents getting in and out of bed. Maximum height is 14-1/2" above bed support surface. Chrome plated steel rail is 30" long and cross-bars adjust from 34" to 37". All openings within the rail itself are 4-1/8" wide or less. Read More
Heavy Duty Universal Half Rails Heavy Duty Universal Half Rails help you meet requirements for restraint-free resident care. Maximum height is 14-1/2" above the bed support surface. Rails are 30" long and crossbars adjust from 34" to 37". Read More
M-Rail Bedside Handrail The M-Rail fits snugly against the mattress and helps residents reposition, sit-up, balance, stand or transfer to a chair. It features a contoured, padded handrail and fits any size mattress, including those with pillow top surfaces. The M-Rail is suitable for home-style beds with a box spring. Read More
Mobility Transfer Handle The Transfer Handle improves mobility into and out of bed and meets federal safety guidelines for entrapment. The handle easily removes in case of emergency. The spring bed model includes a bed board that sits on top of the bed springs. The pan style attaches directly to the metal bed frame. Read More
Universal Telescoping Side Rail This American-made full length universal rail features three preset height positions to allow the caregiver to adjust it to fit the user. A 360 rotating locking tube assures the rail will not bind or bend when the bed is gatched. Fits standard beds 76" and 80" long. Read More
Setting up social media accounts for your practice can be a simple, step-by-step process and a great place to start is Facebook. Think of Facebook as a channel to connect with your existing patients and even bring in new ones by offering helpful tips and insights into your practice. Follow these simple steps to get your Facebook page up and running and reap the rewards of this added connection to your patient community.
Both Google+ and Google Places are easy to set up. To get started with either of these, you will first need a Google account. So, if you do not already have one, go to accounts.google.com and click "Create an Account". Once you have a Google account, you will use it to set up both the Google Places and Google+ pages for your practice and you are ready to move on.
Healthcare providers worry there isn't reimbursement in patient engagement, but look again.
Patients want more engagement with features like text reminders and online scheduling and better customer service, including follow up communications from providers.
As a healthcare provider you might worry that patient engagement activities add work with little return. But, here's the good news. The costs can be smaller than you think and the return is clear and measurable.