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Measuring Performance

Products & Technology

Measuring Up

There's an old saying that, "what gets measured, gets managed," and that has become doubly true for HME providers who must find every possible efficiency in order to reduce the pressure of public and private payor reimbursement cuts. Experts examine the metrics against which providers can benchmark their business performance.

Cormack: IT Interoperability Crucial to HME’s Future

Providers must be capable of sharing data with other healthcare in three to four years’ time, according to Brightree CEO.

Providers Starting to Get Paid Using ICD-10 Codes

CMS is returning paid ERAs to TeamDME! users shortly after Oct. 1 implementation of new coding system.

QS/1 Unveils New Branding

New logo and website are part of growth, transformation at long-standing software company.

Drive Medical Taps ARI as Preferred Service Provider

Arrangements gives Drive's network of providers access to specially branded e-commerce and digital marketing websites and tools.

Merida Taps Brightree

Texas care provider will unify its HME operations and its home health, hospice services under software.

CMS: ICD-10 Has Arrived

From this day forward, new Medicare claims must adhere to the new system; results of switch won’t likely be known until a full billing cycle.

Smart Strategy

Business Solutions

Setting a Smart Strategy

Providers face many challenges, but it’s time to turn the tables. Various experts assess the market and help determine how providers can set a smart course for success.



Brightree Summit Helps Kick-off Medtrade

Hands-on training, educational, and networking conference for HME providers runs Oct. 26 and will be co-located at Georgia World Congress Center.

ResMed Scores Recent Patient Data Wins

Sleep equipment maker connects its U-Sleep management tool with LabRetreiver's sleep lab EMR; DME Data Solutions and Computers Unlimited sign onto ResMed Data Exchange.

AHIA Gears up to Drop Home Mods App at Medtrade

Home access group’s Live At Home Pro for iPad will help home modification experts plan access upgrades in their clients’ homes.

provider efficiencies

Business Solutions

Streamlined Providers

As providers have felt the pinch of increasing reimbursement cuts, as well as learned how to pursue new revenue-generating opportunities, they have had to learn how to protect their profit margins as much as possible. This means providers have learned how to increase efficiencies and cut costs from their operations. We look at some of the key ways providers can streamline their businesses

Observation Deck

The Interoperability Imperative

HME providers must implement bi-directional data communications with other healthcare providers -- now. Snooze and you’ll lose relevance.

Provider Strategy

esMD: Your Secret Weapon

CMS offers a key methodology to help providers follow-up on documentation requests for audits, PMD prior authorization and appeals.

MedFORCE Technologies, Universal Software Solutions Team up

Software integration aims to streamline workflows, eliminate duplicate data entry, and ensure instant access to vital information at all times.

Brightree, VGM Fulfillment Offer No-Fee Integrated Interface

Brightree customers can use with direct-to-patient CPAP supply shipping service to reduce costs and achieve faster reimbursements.

Editor's Note

Taking ICD-10 Action

The most pertinent of those requirements today should be ICD-10, but many providers still don’t know what it is. Fortunately, there's help.

patient data

Business Solutions

A Measured Approach

Today's healthcare market is focused on driving down costs while improving outcomes. Concurrently, information technology has given providers reams of patient data. How can providers use this data to advance in the new healthcare landscape?

Mediware Releases Patient Pay Solution

Software company leverages partnerships with A/R Allegiance, Rock-Pond to provide integrated collection service for CPR+ users.

Universal Software Partners with Prometheus Group

HME software, billing services companies will work to streamline HME providers’ billing operations, maximize revenue.

10 Retail Best Practices for HME Providers

Enact a plan that gets customers through your store to buy products that meet their particular needs.

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