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Outlining DME Policies & Procedures for Now — and the Future

As providers work to remain competitive and successful in a constantly changing post-acute environment, they must still maintain accreditation. How can they bridge both worlds? One accrediting organization has developed a solution.

Product Spotlight Video

BiliTouch Prioritizes Affordability and Portability

Motif Medical’s recently debuted phototherapy blanket comes in at a low price point while aiming to improve therapy and ease of use.

Podcast

Sleep Therapy: No-Touch Resupply

Resupply sits at the center of sleep therapy providers’ ongoing quest to improve patient outcomes and business efficiencies. Now a new technological approach seeks to take that to the next level. What is it, what’s involved, and what other HME categories could use it?

Q&A

Asking COVID Questions

As the Delta variant heats up, providers are wondering what they can and can’t ask employees and patients about their vaccination status and similar topics. Accrediting expert Sandra Canally, RN and legal expert Brittany Hinton provide some answers.

Q&A

AAHomecare: Dealing with Delta

AAHomcare’s Tom Ryan about how the industry association is approaching the Delta variant and its impact on HME providers from a regulatory and reimbursement standpoint

Podcast

The Delta Variant and HME’s Supply Side

Spectrum Medical’s Steve Ackerman explains how, just as the Delta variant is starting to impact post-acute care, HME providers’ costs have really started ramping up. What can be done?

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Securing Remote HME Patients & Workers

As telehealth and remote connectivity become more prevalent in HME, providers need ensure they’ve locked up their data nice and tight. What are today's security risks and how do providers counter them?

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Avoiding Common Site Survey Pitfalls

Accreditation expert Matt Gruskin identifies some common accreditation site survey issues and explains corrective action plans and how to address them.

David Kopf

Editor's Note

A Long-Awaited Reunion

After 15 long months of not seeing anyone in the industry in person, it was great to finally get back to Medtrade West, catch up with old friends, and make some new and interesting contacts, as well.

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HME's Legislative, Regulatory and Payer Relations Priorities

The AAHomecare Update at this week's Medtrade Spring offered a winder range of updates. Staff share their top-line priorities from that update, such as increasing SPA rates, extending relief, CMS's proposed O2 NCD and the American Rescue Plan.



Observation Deck

Made for the Challenge

The supply chain issues exposed by the Philips recall underscore the need for policies that fully recognize the importance of maintaining access to respiratory products.

Product Solutions

Bath Safety

There is plenty of opportunity for an HME provider to grow its business by stocking bathroom safety products. Here's a look at some new offerings.

Strategy

2021 HME Business Handbook: Strategy

To Chase or Not To Chase: The 'Shiny Object Conundrum'

New opportunities can be exciting and seem almost irresistible. How does a savvy HME owner and operator distinguish between the 'latest thing' and a legitimate chance to increase revenue?

Podcast

Five Referral Sales Challenges Facing HMEs Right Now

HME sales expert Ty Bello joins the HMEB podcast to discuss how providers can overcome the five toughest sales challenges in the post-COVID healthcare environment.

Strategy

2021 HME Business Handbook: Strategy

Sourcing Your Best HME Employee

You've hear of outsourcing, but have you heard of insourcing? There's a difference and a unique approach to HME staffing might be just the flexible option you need.

Sleep Therapy

2021 HME Business Handbook: Sleep Therapy

Sleep Therapy Compliance: The Mask Matters Most

The most significant component of adherence, from a device perspective, is the mask, and technological advancements and patient-centric mask solutions, optimized for specific DME business models, are driving new ways to improve patient compliance rates and successful business outcomes.

Phoenix

Products & Technology

Medtrade West Rides Again

A showcase of more than 20 HME offerings that will be on display at the July 12-14 event.

Sleep Therapy

2021 HME Business Handbook: Sleep Therapy

How to Increase Users' CPAP Therapy Compliance

Users not being compliant with their CPAP therapy can occur due to many different reasons. What are they and how can providers help ensure adherence?

Respiratory

2021 HME Business Handbook: Respiratory

Optimizing Oxygen Patient Care While Maximizing Operational Efficiency

With ongoing stress on the global supply chain and logistics, it's important for HME provides to re-assess the operations and costs associated with the equipment upkeep required to care for their oxygen patients.

Strategy

2021 HME Business Handbook: Strategy

To Chase or Not To Chase: The 'Shiny Object Conundrum'

New opportunities can be exciting and seem almost irresistible. How does a savvy HME owner and operator distinguish between the 'latest thing' and a legitimate chance to increase revenue?

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