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Convenience vs. Medical Necessity

Did you know the government is using your tax dollars, your hard-earned money, to pay for penile implants in some men? That’s right. You read correctly. The government considers penile implant devices, which allow men with erectile dysfunction (ED) to get an...

Introducing The SHOWER SHIRT to the US Market

It was September 2010. My extended medical adventures, or alternatively, misadventures were behind me, and the Shower Shirt order was being shipped from the manufacturer just in time for introduction to the market the following month. With a major amount of teamwork...

Product Liability Insurance, A Strange Odor & Back In The Chamber

I was in and out of the hospital within five hours between admission, surgery and recovery. Luckily, no post-surgical drains were needed after this procedure; therefore, less pain and no showering issues. It was June 2010. The last surgery was complete, though we were...

Finishing Hyperbaric Treatments, Surgery #5 & Placing A Shower Shirt Order

It was time. It was time to complete four months of hyperbaric treatments, prepare for my fifth surgery and place our first official Shower Shirt order. My head was spinning as this meant more checks to be written, additional downtime for surgery, but no more living...

The Final Prototype & My Unspoken Faith

I tested the new Shower Shirt prototype multiple times and it worked tremendously. After five variations, our final design was complete and ready to be introduced to the mastectomy garment market. That is, once we were able to obtain either a category determination of...

‘Last Resort’ Concerns & Daily Hyperbaric Treatments

After a couple of weeks of morning and evening visits with my home health nurse, she felt comfortable enough to let Phil and I administer the Vancomyacin into my PICC line each evening. With only a week left before the line was scheduled to be removed, I was feeling...