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Video

Seeing Technology as an HME Business Asset

HME IT solutions have evolved far beyond a simple billing software and have matured into complete business management that keep adding new functionality. Brightree President and CEO Matt Mellott discusses where HME technology is heading and how his company’s solutions are helping lead the way.

Your Pain Management Lineup

The key to attracting and keeping clients is product choice. What offerings should be on your roster of pain management solutions?

CBD Products for Pain Management

There are lots of CBD offerings on the market, but what solutions are right for your pain management customers?

Chiropractors and Pain Management Services

Chiropractors are an important secondary referral source for providers of pain management products. What do you need to know before reaching out to them?

Video

Focusing on Selection, Quality and Choice

A video chat with Proactive Medical Products CEO Brian Goldstein about his company's mission to help providers stand out to patients and referral partners.

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Products & Technology

Medtrade's Atlanta Product Roundup

This year’s edition of the annual conference and expo will round up a veritable cattle drive of products and services for HME providers. So we lassoed up some compelling items that will be on display to give you a sneak peek.

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Business Solutions

The Rx for Billing Headaches: Outsourcing

Chasing payments is a pain. Billing services can bring relief. What do you need to know to get started with outsourced billing and similar services?

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Business Solutions

Managing Multiple Payer Relations

Our annual roundtable with the HMEB Editorial Advisory draws one almost unanimous conclusion: providers must diversify and learn how to deal with multiple payers and revenue sources.

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Business Solutions

A Game Plan for Six-Year Lookbacks

CMS's six-year lookback audits represent a daunting challenge for HME providers, but there are steps they can take to deal with them.

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Business Solutions

7 Habits of Highly Effective Retail Mobility Providers

Retail sales continue to play an increasingly important role in the realm of standard power mobility. Some providers have decided to eschew the funded mobilty entirely and have opted to go 100 percent retail. HMEB talks to two retail-only mobility providers to pick up some of the lessons they’ve learned on the path to success.



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Products & Technology

Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?

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Medtrade

Medtrade Looks to Unify, Inspire, and Educate

With a mixed attendance of HME veterans and newcomers to the industry, the Oct. 21-23 event in Atlanta serves up a mix of educational and expo offerings designed to serve all levels.

Video: A Look Inside Retail-Only HME

Retail HME pioneer Wayne Slavitt offers a tour of his store, Mobül, in Long Beach, Calif., which uses clever product presentation and displays to encourage customers to interact with HME products and start thinking about how those items can fit into their homes and their lives.

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Business Solutions

7 Habits of Highly Effective Retail Mobility Providers

Retail sales continue to play an increasingly important role in the realm of standard power mobility. Some providers have decided to eschew the funded mobilty entirely and have opted to go 100 percent retail. HMEB talks to two retail-only mobility providers to pick up some of the lessons they’ve learned on the path to success.

remote patient monitoring

Products & Technology

Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?

ResMed and Post-Acute: A Constant Technology Evolution

ResMed COO Rob Douglas on his company’s 30-year anniversary and how it has participated in the growth and adoption of new care technologies in post-acute health.

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HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

How to Educate Your Oxygen Patients on POC Usage

How do providers educate both patients that aren't using their POCs as much as they should be, as well as help 'super users' understand device limitations?

Sleep Therapy

HME Business Handbook: Sleep Therapy

How to Fast Track Getting the Right Mask and Fit For Patients

How can sleep therapy providers implement the sorts of procedures that will foster the right mask selection and fit?

HME Software

HME Business Handbook: Software

How to Automate Key Steps In Your Patient Workflow

Providers must deliver stellar service in the face of reimbursement cuts, which means they must maximize workflow efficiency. How can the industry's software offerings help?

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