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HME Business Unveils 2022 New Product Award Winners

Judged by a panel of HME providers, the ninth annual installment of the saw a wide variety of entries, with winners in 20 categories.

Industry Gears Up for Medtrade East

HME providers, vendors and experts pack their bags for the conference and expo event, which runs Oct. 24-26 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.

Virtis Health Opens Infusion Center in Atlanta

The ambulatory infusion center will offer therapy management services and treatments for patients with inflammatory conditions, autoimmune disorders and rare and ultra-rare diseases.

MAMES Wraps Forward Together! Conference

Attendees give high marks to educational conference and vendor exhibit event ran Oct. 5-7 at the Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch, Minn.

Industry Preps for H.R. 6641 Advocacy Push

AAHomecare aims to leverage a resurgence in grassroots lobbying to drive support for the DMEPOS Relief Act in hopes of attaching its provisions to an omnibus spending bill.

Encore to Host 13th Annual Smoky Mountain Symposium

CEU event serving respiratory, sleep and nursing professionals will run Nov. 2-4 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Transcend Intros Baseball-Sized CPAP Device

The small, lightweight Transcend Micro delivers OSA therapy while weighing under a half pound and measuring less than four inches across.

AAHomecare Publishes Payer Engagement Resources

A new addition to the association’s web site aims to help HME providers educate payers on increased operational costs during their 2023 contract negotiations.

SpinLife Gears up to Open its First Physical Location

Numotion’s direct-to-consumer DME retailer will soon cut the ribbon on its first Retail Location in New Castle, Del.

VGM Canada Names Innaugural Canadian HME Woman of the Year Finalists

Michelle Harvey, Allison Seiderer and Cindy Wickens were selected as the award’s first-ever finalists for their impact on their communities, companies and the industry.



Essentially Women Opens Focus 2023 Registration

EW’s Focus Conference 2023 will run Feb. 4-6, 2023, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla.

Telehealth and Homecare Will Aid the Adoption of Wearables

A new survey of electronic device design professionals shows that trends such as remote patient monitoring will help drive the adoption of wearable health devices, but other factors will also influence their use and design.

TCT Unveils New DME Retailer Certification

Accrediting organization The Compliance Team releases a certification program to help retail HMEs demonstrate they offer care and service that patients can trust.

Healthcare, Tech Veterans Join DMEscripts’ Leadership

John Brady and Frank Schools join as CEO and CFO, respectively, to help spread the adoption of the industry-owned e-prescribing platform.

Power Seat Elevation and Standing Sign-on Letter Hits Senate

The letter to CMS thanks the agency for moving power seat elevation forward, asks for timeline and asks for public comments on power standing.

RedSail Launches New Pharmacy Software at Customer Site

RedSail Technologies has rolled out its Axys by Integra long-term pharmacy system, starting with an installation at Guardian Pharmacy in Indianapolis.

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Graham-Field Doubles Down on U.S.-based Manufacturing

DME manufacturer invests millions in a laser tube cutting system for its Wisconsin fabrication facility.

Heart Snug Debuts Adjustable, Disposable Medical Bra

The bra is designed to give patients privacy and security via additional chest coverage during examinations and care.

AAHomecare Legislative Event Notches 240-plus Meetings

HME advocates participating in Sept. 21 Virtual Washington Legislative Conference met with nearly 10 percent more House and Senate offices in push to advance various industry objectives.

2022 HME Woman of the Year Taking Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 HME Woman of the Year Award are being accepted through Oct. 28

BOC Names Knott as New President and CEO

Starting in 2023, Judi Knott will take the helm of the HME accrediting organization, replacing its current leader, Claudia Zacharias, who is retiring.

CAIRE Taps Repair Authority for its Support Network

The oxygen equipment maker has made the national HME repair company part of its Authorized Service Center network.

Trella Health Releases Enhanced HME and Infusion Market Data

Trella's Marketscape Insights give providers enhanced market data tools to identify high-value opportunities and learn more about specific physicians and organizations.

AAHomecare Calls on HMEs to Join Legislative Conference

Association says there is still time for providers to sign up for its Sept. 21 Virtual Washington Legislative Conference, in which HME stakeholders will meet with lawmakers and staff via Zoom.

Responsive Respiratory Partners with Boost Oxygen

RRI will ship Boost’s portable, non‐prescription oxygen canisters that deliver 95 percent pure supplemental in a lightweight, easy‐to‐use form factor.

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