Patient Instructions for HygiPrep will be provided to you when scheduling your prep and may include taking some gentle laxatives and going on a clear liquid diet on the day prior to your colonoscopy.
Our trained Prep Tech will lead you to your private room where you will be seated on the sanitized basin. A sterile disposable nozzle will be introduced into the rectum. A gentle stream of warm water will flow into the bowel, loosening stool.
Water continues to flow allowing you to comfortably and discreetly evacuate your colon. The Prep Tech will instruct you on completion of the procedure, which routinely takes less than an hour.
Over 18,000 patients chose HyGIeaCare® Prep
Excellent GI feedback on colon cleanliness 98% adequately clean
Excellent patient satisfaction
99% rate their experience “very good” or “good”
For a consult or to schedule your prep at a HyGIeaCare Center near you.
Once your appointment has been scheduled, plan to arrive at your HyGIeaCare® Center15 minutes prior to your scheduled prep. Please register at the front desk and our trained Prep Tech will greet you and lead you through the procedure.
The HyGIeaCare System will have been stringently disinfected for your procedure.
You will be taken into a private room where your Prep Tech will introduce you to the HyGIeaCare System.
You will then partially disrobe in private, sit comfortably on the basin, cover yourself with a blanket and call your Prep Tech back into the room.
The Prep Tech will gently insert the lubricated nozzle into the rectum.
A gentle stream of temperature controlled, gravity-flow water will loosen stool and induce bowel movements, allowing you to comfortably evacuate your colon discreetly and odorlessly.
Your Prep Tech will determine when your colon has been fully cleaned at which time you will rinse, wipe, towel dry and dress.
"So much easier and comfortable than prep at home. Will definitely recommend to friends and family."
"Clear, simple, definitely recommend to others"
"This procedure is SO much better than the liquid prep method!"
"It was much better than traditional prep"
"Great process, excellent technician"
"A game changer for colonoscopy preparation"
Patient feedback - word abundance analysis
*Based on analysis of 2,468 patient written feedback for HygiPrep
The HyGIeaCare System is an FDA-cleared, Class II RX Only medical device. It is indicated for use when medically indicated, such as before radiological or endoscopic examination.
The importance of good bowel cleansing is the key for high-quality colonoscopy. An incomplete standard prep can result in poor cleanliness, which will make it more difficult for your gastroenterologist to complete the procedure satisfactorily.
A recent publication in the American Journal of Gastroenterology highlights that the success of colonoscopy is linked closely to the adequacy of pre-procedure bowel prep.
Gentle bowel prep for colon cleansing, RX based - such as before radiological or endoscopic examination (FDA-cleared)
Through a gentle infusion of warm, gravity-flow, filtered water
To effectively cleanse the colon
At HyGIeaCare Centers
Indications for Use:
When medically indicated, such as before radiological or endoscopic examination.
Congestive heart failure, intestinal perforation, carcinoma of the rectum, fissures or fistula, severe hemorrhoids, abdominal hernia, renal insufficiency, recent colon or rectal surgery, recent abdominal surgery, first and last trimester of pregnancy, cirrhosis
Infection prevention is a high priority in HyGIeaCare Centers. Our centers implement and strictly follow the guidelines produced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) titled “Guide to Infection Prevention in Outpatient Settings”. The guide covers recommendations for issues such as healthcare-associated infection surveillance and reporting as well as the proper cleaning and disinfection of both environmental surfaces and medical equipment. The water used in HyGIeaCare System is periodically tested to ensure it meets the EPA National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (NPDWR) for drinking water.
HyGIeaCare is passionate about providing unique services and solutions to gastroenterologists to deliver better GI outcomes for their patients and their practice.
The HygiPrep uses an FDA-cleared system to effectively clean the bowel for an endoscopic procedure such as colonoscopy, through a gentle infusion of warm, gravity-flow, filtered water.
The HygiRelief is a simpler and easier way for relief of Constipation& Bloating uses an FDA-cleared system to effectively clean the bowel, through a gentle infusion of warm, gravity-flow, filtered water. Constipation is generally described as having fewer than three bowel movements a week.
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the colon and rectum. Colonoscopy can detect inflamed tissue, ulcers and abnormal growths. The procedure is used to look for early signs of colorectal cancer and can help doctors diagnose unexplained changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, bleeding from the anus and weight loss.
Good bowel cleansing is the key for high-quality colonoscopy. An incomplete prep can result in poor cleanliness, which will make it more difficult for your gastroenterologist to make a definitive diagnosis and detect precancerous lesions.
The HyGIeaCare prep is a simpler and easier bowel prep for colonoscopy. With excellent patient satisfaction: 95% prefer HygiPrep again for their next colonoscopy! Excellent GI feedback on colon cleanliness 97% adequately clean.
The HygiPrep replaces the traditional colonoscopy prep that requires drinking fluids and then constantly running to the bathroom – and getting up in the middle of the night to drink more... patients who have already chosen the HygiPrep were pleased to find out that there was no need to constantly run to the bathroom and that they could get a good night sleep, and most importantly that they also achieved excellent outcomes for colonoscopy.
Ask your physician for a prescription and schedule your appointment with the HyGIeaCare Center.
Many patients with disabilities have performed the HygiPrep successfully and with good feedback. Please contact our Nurse Manager for further details.
Patient Instructions for HygiPrep will be provided to you when scheduling your prep. These may include taking some gentle laxatives and going on a clear liquid diet on the day prior to your colonoscopy.
The time of the HygiPrep will vary for each patient. Our Prep Tech will complete our proprietary protocol in order to make sure that your bowel is adequately clean for colonoscopy. Routinely this process will be completed in less than one hour.
You should consult with your gastroenterologist to receive a prescription for your HygiPrep.
A HygiPrep Tech will greet you and assist you in successfully completing the Prep. You will be able to comfortably evacuate your colon discreetly, in a quiet, modest and hygienic environment. Once the Prep Tech determines that the Prep is complete, just rinse off, towel dry and dress. You are now ready for your colonoscopy! Learn more.
At this time medical insurance does not cover the cost of the HygiPrep. However you may apply your flexible savings account (FSA) or your health savings account (HSA).
Yes, your health and safety is our major concern. Our mandatory protocol uses a multi-stage disinfection that is performed before and after every patient. Personal components are sterile and disposable.
Yes, it is OK for patient's on their menstrual cycle to have the HygiPrep.
Yes. The HyGIeaCare Prep System is an FDA-cleared Class II RX Only Medical Device and the Indications for Use are: “when medically indicated, such as before radiological or endoscopic examination.”
The Hygieacare Prep System is ergonomically designed for patient comfort.
Payment is to be made when you arrive at the HyGIeaCare Center for your scheduled Prep.
If it is necessary for you to cancel your scheduled appointment, we require that you call the office at least two (2) working days in advance. Appointments are in high demand, and early cancellation will give another person access to timely care. To cancel an appointment, please call the HyGIeaCare Center. You may leave a detailed message on the voice mail if you are unable to speak directly with a receptionist.
Yes, by complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
During this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic, The health and safety of our patients and our staff is our highest priority at Hygieacare.
Following the guidance from public health authorities to limit the spread of COVID-19 for maintaining a safe environment, We have implemented multiple precautionary measures in the Hygieacare Centers.
We are grateful to the healthcare professionals on the front lines who are fighting to contain the virus and help patients with COVID-19.