March 2016 HME Business

March 2016


Respiratory Therapy Survey

2016 Respiratory Survey

Preparing for National Expansion

By Joseph Duffy

Our seventh annual respiratory therapy survey covers various care topics, and the industry trends -- such as national expansion of bidding -- impacting that care.

Compression Business

Business Solutions

Elements of a Successful Compression Business

By Joseph Duffy

Compression represents a key opportunity for providers, because it addresses the needs of a wide range of patients, and because the revenue it generates is largely retail. However, compression is not a slam-dunk. What key elements do providers need to keep in mind when entering this important service category?

Oxygen Care

2016 Respiratory Market Outlook

Oxygen Care's Next Steps

By Joseph Duffy

Diabetes and sleep apnea care have demonstrated the power of tracking data patient compliance and care. Can oxygen therapy benefit from this approach?


Editor's Note

More of a Bad Thing

By David Kopf

The President's proposed 2017 budget doubles down on the wrong ideas.

Observation Deck

The Journey to True Interoperability

By Dave Cormack

Savvy HME businesses that ensure their IT systems connect with other health providers will build a larger presence in post-acute care.


Compression: Learning a Key Category

How Sydel Howell made compression products 30 percent of her revenue.

Product Solutions

The Latest Software Offerings

By Joseph Duffy

Information technology is a key business asset for providers; we round up some of the latest developments.

Medtrade Spring's Product Showcase

By David Kopf

A round-up of some of key HME offerings that will be on display at the expo, which runs March 1 and 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Problem Solvers

Entering Women's Health Services

By David Kopf

Serving women's health needs can open providers up to a whole new spectrum of patients and referral partners. How do they get started?

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