Healthcare Habit: Products, Style & Advice for the Modern Healthcare Professional

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop Joins National Free Shipping Day 17 December 14 10:17 AM postedby Caitlin Baxter

Last minute shoppers rejoice!

We at ADVANCE Healthcare Shop understand how busy and stressful life can be, with unending errands; you may not have finished that Christmas list. That’s why we’re joining National Free Shipping Day! Tomorrow, Thursday, December 18 we’ll be offering free shipping site-wide no matter the order amount. That’s right! Need an ornament for a co-worker or a tote for a friend? Whatever the item, if it’s in stock we guarantee we’ll have it to you by Christmas Eve.  This is the first time ADVANCE has ever participated in a promotion like this and we’re hoping to spread the holiday cheer. Shop tomorrow until 11:59pm ET to cash in on the savings!

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Healthcare Professionals 08 December 14 11:32 AM postedby Caitlin Baxter

Still trying to decide what to get the healthcare professional in your life? Don't stress! ADVANCE has you covered, from stocking stuffers to apparel. We've got the healthcare professional gifts that will sure to make everyone smile.  Shop by price to help narrow your results.



Gifts $5 and under


Scrub-Shaped Collapsible Water Bottle
Item # 31267




Fairy Nurse Car Window Decal
Item # 17779



Gifts $10 and under



“Nurse” Plaid Print Tote Bag
Item # 31441




 SLP Insulated Hot/Cold Lunch Tote               
Item # 26270



Gifts $15 and under 



Lab Beaker Mug
Item # 02849


 “Life is for Living-OT” Insulated Wine Bottle Tote
Item # 27659



 Gifts $20 and under




Ladies Radiologic Technologist Tee
Item# 26239



Port & Company Fleece Blanket with Straps 
Item # 27642

Holiday Ornaments for All Medical Professionals 03 December 14 08:44 AM postedby Caitlin Baxter

Want to give a gift that will be truly memorable? Holiday ornaments are the perfect answer! They’re affordable gifts that will be enjoyed by the recipient year after year. ADVANCE Healthcare Shop has the best healthcare ornaments for all the medical professionals in your life.  Some are even customizable for the low cost of only $1 per line.

Healthcare Ornaments for All
These ornaments will appeal to all healthcare professionals. They celebrate the season and your work.

Happy Holidays 2014 Solid Scrub Top Porcelain Ornament
Item # 31879



Happy Healthy Holidays Medical Cross Porcelain Ornament
Item #16959



 Peppermint Caduceus Porcelain Ornament
Item # 16941



Healthcare Ornaments to Customize
Looking for something extra special, you can add a name, title, or the year to any ornament.

Customizable “OT Wreath” Porcelain Ornament
Item # 28895


Customizable “Nurse Cardinal” Porcelain Ornament
Item# 28766


“Physician Assistant” Porcelain Ornament
Item # 31875




Shoes for Medical Professionals 12 November 14 09:33 AM postedby Caitlin Baxter

Shoes may at times seem like an accessory, but for any healthcare professional they know the importance of a supportive and comfortable shoe. Working on your feet, for long shifts can create tension and pressure directly on your feet and that pain can radiate up your back.  An easy way to prevent pain and discomfort is to wear the proper shoes. ADVANCE offers the top brands for medical professionals including: Dankso, Alegria, Sanita, Grey’s Anatomy, and Klogs. These shoes are not only comfortable, they’re also stylish.

Alegria™ by PG Lite “Paloma” Mary Jane Clog
Item #12319

This is definitely not the same plain Mary Jane. Sensational solids or red hot patterns are sure to catch their eyes, while the stain-proof leather upper, rocker outsole, and anatomically-correct footbed add superlative support and comfort.


Dankso “Professional” Tooled Leather Clog
Item #10229

All of the features of Dansko’s bestselling “Professional” clog now with a decorative tooled leather upper. Setting new standards in comfort and stability, the “Professional” molds to the natural contours of your foot, making it easier to remain on your feet for long periods of time.




Sanita® “Professional Hendrix” Clog
Item #29310

Jimi Hendrix revolutionized guitar playing. Sanita took footwear to the next level. So it’s fitting that they named their newest creation in honor of the guitar great! Awash in a multi-color psychedelic pattern patent leather upper, this clog blends exceptional comfort with versatility.





Klogs® Women’s “Naples” Multi-Crayon Leather Shoe
Item #31292

Here’s proof that a healthcare shoe can be sophisticated! From Klogs® comes this variation of their popular Naples shoe is awash in a pleasing crayon-inspired pattern.  



Medical Outerwear for Winter 2014 07 November 14 01:30 PM postedby Caitlin Baxter

It’s that time of year once again; the leaves have changed colors and fallen from the trees. At home you’re turning up the thermostat and making hot tea.  Trust ADVANCE this winter, to provide the most stylish, comfortable medical outwear. Our jackets and sweatshirts are selected specifically for healthcare professionals and will help keep you cozy during a long shift or while relaxing at home.


Nurses- Heart of Healthcare Port Authority® Women’s Fleece Jacket
Item #27423

Made from polyester fleece, this jacket has two front zip pockets, interior pockets, a twill-taped neck, and long sleeves with open cuffs. Additional outstanding features include bungee zipper pulls and an open hem with a cinching, draft-busting draw cord.


Unisex Occupational Therapy Crewneck Sweatshirt
Item #29990

A preshrunk, pill-resistant blend of cotton and polyester gives this sweatshirt a look and feel that’s made for chilly conditions. Double-stitched for extra durability, it features a ribbed collar and cuffs, and our “Occupational Therapy” logo on the sleeve. 


Women’s Physical Therapy- No limits Bella Junior Fit Hoodie
Item # 25208

Comfortable and hip, this fleece hoodie features raglan sleeves, a drawstring hood, and ribbed cuffs and waistband. A much more form-fitting design adds feminine detailing.




Port Authority® Men’s Soft Fleece Jacket
Item #26351

Made from polyester fleece, this men’s jacket has two front zip pockets, interior pockets, a twill-taped neck, and long sleeves with open cuffs. Add optional custom embroidery to identify yourself, celebrate your profession, or commemorate a special occasion.




Eye-Catching Colors 13 August 14 05:04 PM postedby Lindsey Bream

 Be Bold

Just because summer is coming to a close, doesn’t mean you have to pack up the bright colors in your wardrobe. Take a look around you, bold and bright colors are still very much in fashion. On the beach, out on the town, and even in the workplace, these eye-catching hues are in high demand.

Scrubs aren’t the only thing you’ll find in bright shades like pink and yellow. Many brand name manufacturers also offer medical equipment, accessories and other professional items that are available in exciting colors. Continue reading to check out some of the totally trendsetting items available from ADVANCE.


Koi Women’s Naomi Scrub Top

This scrub top is both stylish and high quality. Made from soft, breathable cotton, the banded, round neckline features a split accent that offers a fashionable and chic appearance. The front and back seams add shape, flattering any figure. The pockets and movement increasing side slits keep this must-have functional.

Item #29889


Ladies “Nursing Assistants Make a Difference” Tee

This tee is a must-have for every nursing assistant. The high-quality construction allows for a roomy, comfortable fit, while the double-needle stitching makes it more durable than the average tee. Our “Nursing Assistants Make a Difference” logo is an ADVANCE exclusive, so you won’t find it anywhere else. Makes a great gift!

Item #30707


Colored Temple Eyewear

Eye protection doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add a pop of color to your workwear with these affordable glasses. The colored temple adds just the right amount of pizazz while the ani-fog, anti-static and anti-scratch lenses provide the protection you need.

Item #00594


"OT Rocks-Occupational Therapy” Tote

Show off your passion and pride for your profession with this strong and stylish tote bag. Showcasing our exclusive “OT Rocks” design, this spacious and durable bag makes for a great gift for any occupational therapist. Whether for carrying work essentials or for off-duty errands, this popular item is a must-have.


Item #25675

Koi New Arrivals 31 July 14 04:43 PM postedby Lindsey Bream

When looking to update your workwear wardrobe, turn to the brand that is fun and fashionable yet still provides functionality. Koi medical uniforms are fearlessly feminine; offering scrubs accented with ruffles, novelty buttons, lace, and other unique touches. Workwear doesn’t have to be bland. Branch out and stand out with one-of-a kind prints and patterns. Outfitted in your stylish Koi scrubs, you will be more than ready to take on the daily demands presented to you every day.


Koi Women’s Bella “Ashbury” Scrub Top

Item #31179

Let’s start things off with this gorgeous top that features a unique floral print. Along the placket, sleeves and hem is an alternate print that coordinates in color while adding a little something extra. Completing the look are roomy pockets, mismatched novelty buttons on the front and elasticized accents on the neck and back that provide a more fitted shape.


Koi Sapphire Women’s Sherri Four-Way Stretch Mock-Wrap Scrub Top

Item #31174

Part of Koi’s Sapphire Collection, the modern top is super sleek, ultra chic, and definitively dynamic. The Sherri features a modern mock wrap fit that is a favorite on the scrubwear scene. The streamlined fit is accented by riveted metal details and a metal buckle at the waist. Copiously-sized pockets, superb wrinkle resistance and the four-way stretch fabric make this short-sleeve top a must have!


Koi Women’s Bella “Essence” Scrub Top

Item #31180

Made from silky and soft cotton sateen, this Bella scrub top really stands apart from the rest. The elastic neck and back provide a fitted shape that you will be comfortable sporting all shift long. The beautiful floral design is perfectly paired with a contrasting print trim along the front placket, hem and sleeves. The deep patch pockets ensure that this style-strong scrub top is also extremely functional.


Looking for more fashionable finds? Check out our entire Koi selection here! >>

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop: Radiance Lab Coats 24 July 14 05:00 PM postedby Lindsey Bream
When shopping for lab coats, choose the brand that showcases a professional and fashionable appearance. Radiance offers high-quality jackets and lab coats that are key essentials for any healthcare professional. Designed with utility and maximum comfort in mind, they pair contemporary styles with fantastic fabrics.

So for a casual, but refined look for any healthcare/medical workplace setting, choose Radiance lab coats from ADVANCE!

Radiance Women's Lab Coat

One of our many exceptional lab coats from the Radiance line, this figure-enhancing style features princess seams, generously-sized pockets and slits that allow for easy pant pocket access. This piece is a must-have for any woman working in a healthcare setting who's looking for something that's stylish yet practical.


Radiance Men's Lab Coat

This 100% cotton lab coat is a necessity for the modern healthcare professional. Featuring multiple pockets, side slashes to allow for easy pant pocket access, and a back vent, this piece is truly designed to offer an extraordinary level of utility. The cloth knit buttons give this men's coat a classic look.


Radiance Unisex Lab Coat

With a comfortable length and classic fit, this unisex coat is a great choice for everyone. Hand slits, a back slit for movement and multiple exterior and interior pockets all add a full dose of functionality to this healthcare favorite. The button-front closure and standard cut provide a style and look that makes this piece extremely versatile.   

To shop our entire line of Radiance lab coats, visit

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop: Exclusive Designs 18 July 14 10:23 AM postedby Lindsey Bream

Whether you’re a nurse, an occupational therapist, a lab technician or anything else in the medical field, proudly show off your passion for your profession with ADVANCE exclusives. Our artists create one-of-a-kind pieces that are special and unique to each field.

You won’t find these designs anywhere else. So whether you’re looking for a gift for a coworker, or just something to spoil yourself, shop ADVANCE !

“Sometimes it’s Ok to Wine a Little” Insulated Wine Bottle Tote

How do you like to unwind at the end of a long shift? If you’re looking for a gift for a coworker or just something to spoil yourself with, this insulated bottle tote is a great way to honor any wine connoisseur. The exclusive design features the line “Sometimes it’s Ok to Wine a Little” along with coordinating medical crosses. Definitely a necessity for girls’ night out

“Born to be a Nurse Practitioner” Mug

Looking for the perfect gift for Nurse Practitioner Week? This 15-ounce ceramic mug makes a great gift for any nurse practitioner. If for a staff gift, the mug could be filled with candies, coffee packets, gift cards, and so on. Our exclusive “Born to Be” design is featured on both sides, so even by itself, this mug is pretty spectacular.

“Nursing is My Profession” Tee

“Scrubs are My Dude, Hope is in My Blood, Caring is My Obsession, Nursing is My Profession.” This cheery logo accurately sums up the essential elements of nursing. Proudly promote your passion for your profession with this fashion tee that features a flattering feminine fit. Whether you’re meeting friends for lunch, running errands or just relaxing at home, this tee is a must-have for your wardrobe!


“Speech Language Pathology-Find Your Voice” Coasters

Presented in an organza bag, this unique coaster set makes a great gift for any speech-language pathologist. Planning an office party or get-together with coworkers? Stock up on these coasters that not only prevent surface damage, but are also just plain cute! You’ll be the hostess with the mostess.


For more exclusive designs, scrubs, lab coats and more, start shopping today at

ADVANCE Healthcare Shop: 4 Weeks of Savings 03 July 14 01:08 PM postedby Maria Senior

We’re starting July off with a bang! Each week this month, we’ll have a new special offer on the most popular products from the biggest brands. Make sure to check back so you don’t miss out on the special discounts and freebies that are available only from ADVANCE and only for a limited time.

Until July 6th only, take advantage of the 25% off discount on all Dickies scrub tops and pants.  All colors and styles are on sale, so stock up now and save before the offer is gone!

Dickies EDS Signature Unisex V-Neck Top 


Available in 16 colors and 9 sizes, this comfortable, movement-enhancing scrub top is a great fit for anyone. Constructed from an extremely soft brushed cotton/polyester blend, it also features side vents and a chest pocket that includes a pen slot.

Dickies Women’s Junior Fit Mock Wrap Top 


Looking for a scrub top with fashionable flair that still measures up to your daily demands as a medical professional? Check out this figure-flattering top that features a slim fit, side vents and a button tab for preferred adjustment. Two spacious patch pockets round out this must-have.

Dickies Gen Flex Women’s Warm-Up Scrub Jacket 


This fashion forward scrub jacket offers the comfort and practicality that is necessary in the healthcare industry. The cotton/poly/spandex blend stretches and moves with you as you bend out of shape to meet the demands of your tasks. Large patch pockets, utility loops and an ID bungee loop up the ante on this functional yet stylish workwear necessity.

Don’t forget, this special offer is only good until July 6th. Shop now and save! >>

ADVANCE Top Products 26 June 14 03:43 PM postedby Maria Senior

What should you spend your hard-earned cash on? With all that ADVANCE Healthcare Shop has to offer, sometimes it can be difficult to narrow down your options and decide what you really need and want. Let’s take a look at our most popular items among healthcare professionals.

Nurse Figure Car Window Decal

Choose this fun, weather-proof window decal to show off your passion for your profession. Don’t just take our word for it, customers’ who have purchased this decal call it “adorable” and say they “love the sticker. Cute and clear to see.”


Erlenmeyer Flask Mug

Whether for in-home use or coffee breaks at work, this 14-ounce glass is a great gift for anyone who works in a lab setting. One customer said “this mug was adorable. Good size, sturdy and well made,” while another commented “The Erlenmeyer Flask Mug is very cool.”


Combination Pen/Pen Light with Pupil Gauge

Called a “great pen” at the “perfect price”, this three-in-one is a great tool for any healthcare professional.  This ballpoint pen/pen light also features a built-in pupil gauge!  Another happy purchaser says, “I bought 2, one for me and one for my paramedic daughter. We both love them. Would highly recommend to others.”


Want to see more? Simply check out ADVANCE’s Top Sellers page here! >>

JUST IN: New Scrubs, Gifts and More! 13 June 14 09:07 AM postedby Maria Senior

If you’re reading this blog, it’s pretty much given that you’re a shopper. We’re even willing to bet that you are a professional in the healthcare industry. With all the time that you spend with patients, on rotation and analyzing test results, are you aware of what’s new that ADVANCE Healthcare Shop has to offer? We’re adding new items to our inventory on a regular basis, everything you need from scrub tops to non-slip shoes.

Every day, we’re researching what’s new and exciting in the healthcare world so that when you visit our site, we have what you need and what you want, available. With FREE SHIPPING every day on orders over $49, there’s really nowhere better to turn than ADVANCE. It’s our goal to help healthcare professionals excel in the field, which is why we strive to offer what you need before you even know you need it.

“Hug a Nursing Assistant” Wild Smilez Pens

WARNING: These crazy-haired toppers are not your common pen. When stocking up at home or at the office, why not go with something that makes patients smile? Special occasion coming up? They also make great gifts for coworkers!

Ladies “Keep Hope Alive” Breast Cancer Awareness Tee 


Participating in an upcoming walk or run? Organizing a charity event? Whatever your contribution  to the cause, sport this inspirational breast cancer awareness tee. “Keep Hope Alive-To Encourage the Fighters, To Honor the Survivors, To Remember the Taken”.

Cherokee Women’s “Butterfly Bedazzled” Scrub Top 


Bedazzle your workplace attire with this stylish scrub top. This stunning v-neck also features roomy patch pockets as well as side vents to keep you comfortable all shift long. Add this stunner to your wardrobe today!

Want to see more? Simply check out ADVANCE’s new arrivals page here! >>

Summer is in the bag! 05 June 14 01:01 PM postedby Maria Senior

This season, passion for your profession is in fashion. Whether you’re on the beach, by the pool or at the mall, tote around your necessities in a bag that’s not only functional, but communicates that you truly love what you do. ADVANCE offers bags and totes in a variety of styles and colors that really makes it easy to find something that fits your personality.

So this year, skip buying something on the boardwalk (that everyone else will have) and invest in a bag that you will use and enjoy long after the sand has been shaken out. With over 100 styles in stock, we have something for nurses, physical therapists and so on!


“Off-Duty” Nurse Duffle


On your well-earned days off, this sturdy tote is great for a wide variety of uses. With the colorful and fun design, it’s perfect for the warm and sunny summer months.


“Thinking OuTside the Box” Reversible Tote


Our exclusive logo makes this multi-purpose tote a great way to bring awareness to your profession. Even better? You can sport two looks with its reversible design!


Striped Beachcomber Bag


Simple yet stylish, sturdy but still casual. Your search ends here for a fashionable bag to tote around all summer long. Throw in magazines and some SPF and you’re good to go!


Colorful Caduceus Laptop Case


Whether you’re crunching numbers for work or playing tunes by the pool, keep your laptop protected on-the-go with this high-quality, durable Neoprene case.


Heat up your summer look! Shop all our sizzling styles.

Oh, Oh Shayla – Dansko’s Newest Walking Shoe 13 January 14 12:12 PM postedby Maria Senior

If your resolution is to get in shape this year, and I’m not knocking it, because it’s a big one for me too, our newest Dansko shoe is really getting me pumped up! The “Shayla” comes in three hot new colors and looks different than any other Dansko we’ve ever seen.  Not only do you find sleek new lines, but you also get all the bells and whistles that Dansko is loved and known for – moisture wicking, odor control, Scotchgard™ protection, shock absorption, removable footbed and reflective strips for visibility when you are outside.   Check out this newest innovation from Dansko and tell us what you think.

#29206 Dansko “Shayla” Silver Metallic Walking Shoe


#29205 Dansko “Shayla” Black Nubuck Walking Shoe


#29202 Dansko “Shayla” Blue Nubuck Walking Shoe


Are you a Dansko purist at heart?  Don’t worry, we still carry over 50 Dansko shoes from the Professional to the ProXP.   To view our entire selection of Dansko’s click here -

Have a Joyous and Healthy Holiday! 20 December 13 02:04 PM postedby Maria Senior

Wishing you a joyous and healthy holiday season and a New Year filled with peace and happiness from the ADVANCE Healthcare Shop!

Check out our holiday e-card!

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