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Editor's Note

Justice Is a Relative Term

HME Online Storefront

Products & Technology

The HME Online Storefront

The web is playing an increasingly important role in how providers communicate with patients, market their businesses, and even conduct transactions. How can providers better wield their web sites, and how will the role of providers' online presences evolve and help shape the future of HME.

Problem Solvers

Ensuring Senior Mobility

Today’s wired senior population is arguably more informed than ever before. Armed with smartphones, tablets and computers, seniors are often educated shoppers who want the best value for their money. So how do HME providers continue to bring value to the patient relationship?

Medtrade Spring

Medtrade Spring Preview 2014

Hitting an HME Jackpot

HME Retail

Business Solutions

Next-Level Retail

As more and more providers move into cash sales, and learn the fundamentals, such as merchandising, sales training and marketing, we look to some retail veterans to learn some of the advanced lessons they've picked up on the pathway toward cash sales enlightenment. Their answers help set the stage for the next steps in the HME industry's retail revolution.

AAHomecare Makes Ready for ALJ-Delay Meeting

Feb. 12 discussion will address OMHA’s two-year delay on assigning judges to audit appeals.

Problem Solver

Catching up on Sleep Revenues

Sleep providers must bolster the revenues they have and protect their referral relationships. Ensuring great service and patient outcomes through information and communication is a great way for them to build a better business in that regard.

Home Care Medical Promotes New CFO

Fabry rises to CFO and VP of Finance and Operations for Wis. Provider.



Medicare Touts ACO Initiative

Savings driven by Medicare and Pioneer ACOs top $380M in first 12 months.

NCAMES Reschedules Winter Meeting

Snows move date of North Carolina association to Feb. 10-11.

VIDEO: Boston TV Station Investigates Bidding

CBS affiliate helps open general public’s eyes to patient, provider difficulties with program.

H.R. 1717 Gains Two More Co-Sponsors

Addition bring support for MPP bill to 168 lawmakers.

Ottobock Moving North American Operations

Prosthetic company will move various offices, including North American HQ, to different new locations.

Sunrise Medical Announces Propel Recipients

Donation program benefits two complex rehab end users.

Active Healthcare Launches New Website

New online presence serves up education resources for sleep, respiratory and diabetic care.

SIGVARIS Names New President and CEO

Dubé brings Fortune 500 experience to North American compression company.

Video: Texas Mobility Patients Vent Frustration

Customers of Dallas provider describe how Medicare policies negatively impact their access to care.

Medicare to Pay for Repairs to Scooter Store PMDs

CMS says it plans to pay for repairs performed on or after Oct. 24 2013.

PCORI Gains Communications Director

Slutsky, PA, MSPH will lead $43 million program to research most effective patient-care communications methods.

Many Providers Frozen by CMS’s ALJ Appeal Delay

Fallout from decision to not assign a judge to new audit appeals for two years felt across healthcare.

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