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Pride Names New CFO

Patone brings 20-plus years’ experience to power mobility manufacturer’s accounting and financial management.

Sunovion Joins AAHomecare Corporate Partner Program

Pharmaceuticals firm signs-on as Silver Level partner to help ensure Americans’ access to home health.

U.S. Health Spending Growth Continue to Slow

Americans spent 3.6 percent more on health in 2013, reaching $2.9 trillion.

Binding Bids Legislation Unveiled in Senate

Sens. Portman and Cardin introduce counterpart to H.R. 4920 to help put a stop to 'suicide bidding.'

Sleep Providers Urged To Take Q4 Sleep Survey

Long-standing market study conducted by HMEB, Needham & Company covers feedback on reimbursement, market conditions and care.

Industry Legislation Continues Pushing Forward

Binding Bids Bill now sitting at 64 co-sponsors, AIR Act at 45 backers.

Van Halem Group Adds More Medicare Know-How

Audit consulting firm adds six staffers; leadership boasts more than 130 years’ Medicare experience.

3B/BMC Notches Two Patent Wins

CPAP maker's patent dispute with ResMed sees progress with ITC and in Germany.



NPWT Device Market Poised for Growth

Global market for negative pressure wound therapy devices to reach $4.2 billion by 2019.

Editor's Note

Cautiously Optimistic

Product Solutions

Bariatrics

Bariatrics are a key patient segment for providers, because they represent a demographic that needs increasing help. Fortunately, there are many DME products to help them. We look at some of the latest bariatric offerings on the market.

New Product Award Winners

HME Business Award Winners

And the Winners Are...

HME Business decided to launch its first annual New Product Award competition this year to recognize new products and services that either make a difference in patients’ lives, or that help providers run more efficient, stable and profitable businesses. Here's a look at the winning entries for our brand new contest.

Provider Strategy

Knowledge is Power

Re-supply is a key way sleep therapy providers and other HME businesses can reinforce their revenues in the face of reimbursement cuts, but it requires investing in information technology to be a successful business strategy.

Respiratory Forecast

Business Solutions

Cloudy Forecast for Respiratory

Challenges continue to obscure the oxygen market outlook for 2015. With more than 1.5 million-plus patients using home oxygen, providers and industry experts sound off about the future of oxygen.

Observation Deck

The Price of 'Keeping the Doors Open'

One provider takes stock of the true personal and professional cost paid when a home medical equipment business has to fight for survival in the face of CMS's competitive bidding and reimbursement cuts.

Oxlife Independence

Product Spotlight

Keeping Tabs

O2 Concepts' Oxlife Independence is a well-known POC offering that has served up a portable oxygen therapy package for more than two years, but a new upgrade aims to put a considerable amount of telemetry intelligence into providers’ hands.

Performance Health Buys Thera Pearl

Pain management company also announces merger with Cramer Products.

Emmett Joins Golden as VP of Ops

Operations management and engineering veteran working to improve, increase manufacturing.

Philips Launching COPD Survey

In a nod to World COPD Day, respiratory equipment maker begins international survey.

AIR Act Regains Momentum

Bill to reform CMS’s out-of-control audit program adds more congressional co-sponsors.

ICD-10 Preparedness

The Oct. 1 deadline for ICD-10 compliance fast approaches. How go your preparations?




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