DME Pharmacy News


Principle Business Enterprise Marks Safety Milestone

Incontinence product maker maintains operations for more than 2 million consecutive hours and longer than three years worked without an OSHA Lost-Time Accident.

Brightree Enhances Home Infusion Solution

Software company has added more than a dozen workflow enhancements to its Business Management Solution for Pharmacy designed for home infusion pharmacy organizations.

Survey: 84% of Patients Don’t Support ‘Patient Steering’

The majority of those surveyed also said insurers should not require patients to use pharmacies owned by the insurer.

Sunset Receives ISO Certification 

Certification will enable maker of sleep, oxygen and other products to expand its manufacturing.

HEMCO Releases AirFlow Monitor

The device continuously monitors face velocity airflow of fume hoods.

Illinois Considering Breast Pump Sales Tax Exemption

Bills have been introduced into the state General Assembly’s Senate and House that would remove sales tax for retail transactions of breast pumps and related supplies starting July 1.

Associations Call for Expanded Infusion Regulation

The NHIA and several other organizations urged the FDA and state regulatory agencies to investigate and regulate direct access infusion businesses to protect supplies and patients.

Essentially Women Moves Focus Conference to May

The women’s HME-focused event will move from Feb. 5-7 to May 1-3 due to caution over the recent surge in Covid-19 cases.



Whitepaper Underscores Need for Intermittent Catheter Access, Funding

Stakeholders develop a document to educate payers, Medicaid programs on the need for patient access to key urological products.

HEMCO Releases Continuous AirFlow Monitor

The device continuously monitors the face velocity airflow of a pharmacy fume hood.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Unveils Lightweight Bariatric Homecare Beds

Aiming to be easier to transport, the new beds feature a frame that provides the same durability but is up to 100 lb. lighter than current bariatric beds

NCART Calls for Permanent Telehealth Option

A new position paper from the organization calls on Congress to ‘make permanent’ the allowances CMS implemented for telehealth evals for CRT during COVID-19.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Debuts Personal Care Products

The two products include a digital heating pad with six heat and time settings and a dining scarf that helps patients cook and dine with dignity.

Drive DeVilbiss Unveils Delta Pro Homecare Bed

The Delta Pro Homecare Bed features a universal bed frame that works with interchangeable components and motor options to create six unique bed configurations.

HEMCO Releases Pharmacy Balance Enclosure

Enclosure for critical procedures involving powders and liquids comes in multiple widths to accommodate small processes at pharmacies.

EW Opens Focus Conference 2022 Registration

The annual educational event for providers of women’s health products and services will run Feb. 5-7 in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Nominations open for Ruth Addison Award of Excellence.

VGM Wound Care Releases Diabetic Program Guide

The latest guide from VGM division offers direction on starting a diabetes care program and how providers can develop their program.

VGM Releases Sales and Marketing Playbook

The fourth quarterly edition of VGM’s playbook series for 2021 gives members of the HME organization a collection of best practices, guidance and insights into sales and marketing.

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.

LifeWalker Unveils Upwalker Neuro

The latest version delivers the same features as the original UPWalker along with enhanced safety to help those with neurological and movement disorders.