Oxygen


POC

POCs:

How to Leverage Travel in Order to Transition Patients to POCs

POCs provide HMEs with a tremendous opportunity to offer travel expertise to patients, both capturing a niche market and becoming an even more trusted advisor. By helping patients travel and enjoy life, providers gain a top-selling point to sway oxygen patients to POCs while winning patients for life.

CIGNA Will Require Pre-pay Review for O2 Claims

Official release from DME MAC cites high rate of errors in claims as reason for requirement.

Invacare CEO Suffers Stroke

Chairman and CEO Mixon to take temporary medical leave.

Respiratory Stories

Case Studies

Respiratory Stories

Four patients share their home care experiences.

QualiCare Home Medical

Provider Perspective

Respiratory Problem Solvers

QualiCare has differentiated itself by providing comprehensive clinical services for patients with complex cases. In an interview, its managers discuss their clinical commitment and their outlook on the future.

Respiratory Solutions

Going Green

Our home respiratory and sleep therapy community must become more engaged and participate in the green movement. There are numerous ways to reduce wasteful processes and add more to the bottom line.

Editor's Note

Homecare’s Citizen Soldiers

Finding balance between surviving and reversing bad policies.

RT Talk

Exclusive Survey Results

RT Talk

Therapists speak out in an exclusive survey, highlighting industry challenges, a growing emphasis on sleep therapy and a sense that more change is inevitable.



Provider Perspective

Keeping Promises: Care Medical Outlines Commitment to Service, Respiratory Expansion

In an interview, Jason Rogers, Care Medical president, explains the company philosophy and why the business is determined to expand, even as other companies shrink or fade away.

DRIVE4COPD

Respiratory Factor

COPD on the Fast Track

Hollywood, sports and music stars brought the public along on DRIVE4COPD, a race traveling 6,000 miles in four days to find the millions of people at risk for COPD. It’s estimated that up to 12 million people may be undiagnosed.

Invacare Promotes Lewarski to VP Clinical Affairs

Invacare Promotes Lewarski to VP Clinical Affairs

HOPP Act at 84 Co-Sponsors

Bill calling for repeal of oxygen cap gets new push.

Providers Descend on Washington

Drumming up more co-sponsors for H.R. 3790 at top of HMEs' agendas at AAHomecare Legislative Conference.

Letter from the Editor

Languishing in Limbo

Uncertainty about an event can be more damaging to an individual’s health than the event itself, according to a new study. In this issue, you’ll find several examples in which we try to resolve some of your unanswered questions.

Provider Perspective

Intrepid USA Healthcare Services

RSM became curious about the relationships between large agencies like Intrepid USA Healthcare Services and HME providers. How do they work together when HME equipment is required? So we contacted Intrepid and asked several principals in the company.

Provider Purchasing Plans Survey

Results of our exclusive survey point to cautious optimism among providers regarding their 2010 spending decisions.

Observation Deck

Uncertainty and Opportunity

HME Industry Outlook

Oxygen

Have Oxygen, Will Travel

Growing patient demand for POCs leaves respiratory providers with the question of if, when and how to invest in this technology.

New Editor Joins Respiratory & Sleep Management Magazine

New Editor Joins Respiratory & Sleep Management Magazine

CSIHME Outlines 1H 2010 Lobbying Plan

Four-point agenda covers NCB, O2, power mobility and PECOS.

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