HMEB Unveils 2021 New Product Award Winners
This year’s provider-judged competition yielded 15 winners from a large volume of entries, with fierce competition between multiple entries in some key HME product and service categories.
- By Susan May
- Oct 07, 2021
HME Business, the leading independent business management media resource for HME professionals, has announced the winners of its 2021 New Product Awards competition.
The HME Business New Product Award honors outstanding product development achievements by HME manufacturers and service providers. Entries are reviewed by a panel of provider judges selected for their expertise in various product categories.
This year brought a wide variety of entries, with numerous categories bringing in multiple entries. One category, Respiratory – In-Home Equipment, had a tie between two winning products.
The following winning products were selected in the eighth year of the program:
Access - Home
Highlander II from Harmar
Accreditation and Certification Services
ACHC Distinction in Clinical Respiratory Patient Management from Accreditation Commission for Health Care
Business Technology – Specialized Solutions
Telehealth Clinical Evals from ATLAS
HME Business Services
Distributed Warehousing / Service / Deploy: All-in-One Services from Quality Biomedical
Incontinence & Urology Supplies
Cure Dextra Closed System from Cure Medical
Mobility – Power & Manual Wheelchairs
4Front 2 Power Chair from Quantum Rehab
Mobility Walking Aids
CardioAccelerator by UPWalker from LifeWalker Mobility Products
Respiratory – In-Home Equipment (a tie)
BiWaze Airway Clearance System from ABM Respiratory Care
Vivo 45 LS from Breas Medical
VivaLift! Radiance PLR-3955 from Pride Mobility Products
Seating and Positioning
Softech Pressure Relief Cushion System from Aquila Corporation
Sleep – Resupply Items & Related Sleep Products
F&P Evora from Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Sleep – Therapy Systems
Optipillows EPAP Mask from Optipillows
Women’s Health Products
Amoena Balance Adapt Air Breast Shapers from Amoena USA Corporation
Chipflow Full Leg and Calf & Foot from Sigvaris Group
Winners will receive awards and will be featured on the HME Business website, hme-business.com, and in the November/December 2021 issue of HME Business magazine. The magazine is distributed to an average of 14,660 subscribers, and its website is visited by thousands of HME industry professionals every month.
“This year’s edition of our annual awards program was wild, as we had a lot of neck-and-neck competition between lots of entrants in some specific categories,” HME Business Publisher and Executive Editor David Kopf remarked. “We saw that in particular with accreditation, specialized business technology solutions, power and manual wheelchairs, and in-home respiratory equipment.
“So there was a lot of judging to be done by our panel of HME provider judges,” Kopf continued. “And of course, I want to congratulate our winners and extend my appreciation to all the vendors for sending in their entries. The result is an awards program that showcases some great solutions.”
Kopf added that next year’s edition of HME Business New Product Award will feature even more categories to help providers discover even more top-tier industry offerings.
Information about the 2022 HME Business New Product Award will be available at hme-business.com in the summer of 2022.
Susan May is the group marketing director for 1105 Media's Infrastructure Solutions Group, which publishes HME Business and Mobility Management.