DME Pharmacy News


JTEK to Debut New Home Access Studio

Extra Photos — With an eye on upscale design, JTEK’s North Canton, Ohio location will provide immersive product displays such as full bathrooms, a bedroom and smart kitchen, while showing off larger items such as ramps, stairlifts, patient lifts and shower units.

National Mail-Order: Diabetes Benefit Use Fell, Retail Sales Grew

A new Medicare Payment Advisory Commission study of CMS’s national mail-order program for diabetic supplies showed a drop in benefit use and an increase in retail sales between 2010 and 2017, but did not see an increase in adverse health outcomes.

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New PlayMaker Health Report Details Hospice and Home Health Market Trends

The Q3 2019 report finds that the median length of stay for hospice patients is 16 days, while 60 percent of home health referrals come from community sources.

Glooko Offers Free Remote Diabetes Care During COVID-19

To cut down on risk of in-person visits, Glooko is providing its remote-care solution that provides live patient-to-clinician connectivity at no charge.

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Expected To Grow Past $3 Billion By 2029

The expansion of the NPWT market will likely be caused by higher demand for single-use disposable devices.

Alex Orthopedic Acquires Ergonomics Product and Pillow Maker Jobri

Jobri’s brands of posture trainers, neck supports and ergonomic chairs will now join Alex’s collection of orthopedic products.

GreenWay Herbal Products Releases University-Developed Line of CBD Products

The company is calling the 22-product line, which features a new patent-pending CBD/CBDA formula, the first to be created under the direction of university researchers.

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InfuSystem To Offer Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Through New Partnership

The infusion service provider will begin introducing NPWT, an increasingly in-demand service for wound care, later this year.



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QS/1 and Integra To Host Combined User Education Conference in Louisville

The pharmacy software companies will host clients at the first-ever iQ Conference on May 12-15 in in Louisville, Ky.

Georgia Awards GF Health Products for Expansion

Along with 35 other top exporters in Georgia, the HME product manufacturer received a 2019 GLOBE Award for its expansion into international markets.

Wound Care Advantage Upgrades Physician Referral Platform

The launch of FlightPlan 2.0 includes new mobile capabilities, improved note-taking functions and tools to help users plan their routes.

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Triple W Showcases DFree Bowel Sensor Prototype at CES

Adding to its products addressing incontinence, the company says it plans to introduce the bowel sensor to senior care communities in 2020.

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Glooko Receives 13485:2016 Certification For California and Sweden Sites

The remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients passed audits of its corporate quality management system this year.

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HME Retail Pro-Tips — from a Retail Pro

In the latest HME Business Podcast episode, Retail-only mobility and HME provider Wayne Slavitt of Mobül: The Mobility Store shares some strategic insights into how providers can become cash sales success stories.

ACHC To Offer Mail Order Pharmacy Accreditation

As part of commission’s continued roll-out of new services, new program addresses demand for mail order pharmacies.

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Invacare Intros New European Products in U.S.

The company will offer newly designed bath and bed equipment to providers and users in the United States.

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Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Announces New CEO

Dental equipment manufacturing executive Robert Size will take helm of multi-line HME maker as Bob Gilligan steps down from his CEO role.

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Convexity Scientific Raises $3.5 Million to Expand Flyp Nebulizer Market Reach

The funding comes as Convexity prepares to launch an updated version of the portable nebulizer at Medtrade.

Essentially Women Unveils 2020 FOCUS Details

Feb. 8-10 event will feature CEUs and education sessions on custom breast prosthesis selection, billing and reimbursement, marketing, and opportunities in the CBD market.

Senator Duckworth Meets with Breast Cancer Survivors

Lead sponsor of Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act engages with survivors at Chicago provider of custom breast prostheses.