March 2017 HME Business

March 2017


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Products & Technology


By Sydny Shepard

Once again, Medtrade's Las Vegas sister show has arrived, and this year's attendees were treated to an expo showcasing a mother lode of HME offerings. HMEB takes a look at some of the highlights.

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Business Solutions

Legislative Outlook: Fingers Crossed!

By David Kopf

As 2017 arrived, it was clear that the legislative chessboard had been reset for HME. What is the industry's gameplan, how is it proceeding, and what are the key opportunities and challenges that lay before it on Capitol Hill?

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HME Retail Solutions

Marketing: The Secret to Retail Sales Growth

By Joseph Duffy

Retail sales success hinges on HME providers coming up with the right blend of traditional and online marketing strategies.

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Business Solutions

Getting a Toehold in Compression

By David Kopf

Compression represents a key category for providers looking to diversify revenues while serving existing and new patients and referral partners. How can providers get a toehold in this business and care opportunity?

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HME Retail Solutions

Retail's Proven Winners

By Joseph Duffy

Tapping into top-performing retail categories could be the smartest approach for providers. What are the must-stock offerings?


Editor's Note

Don't Stop Moving

By David Kopf

HME providers grew a lot over the past several years. They must maintain their momentum.

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A Change That Can Do You Good

By Rob Boeye

Mobile technology, data can help providers succeed in a connected world.

Provider Strategy


By Wayne van Halem

New changes to the RAC program will start this month. What does that mean for providers?


Product Solutions: Bath Safety

By Sydny Shepard

Providing the right range of bath safety items can dramatically improve a patient’s safety and quality of life. We look at some offerings that can help HMEs accomplish those objectives

Problem Solvers

Sustained Support Surface Success

By Leila Meyer

Support surface providers without Medicare contracts can build a sustainable business by developing strong relationships with vendors and customers.

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Product Profile

The Comfort Zone

By David Kopf

Fisher & Paykel's new nasal pillows mask puts a premium on easy fit and intuitive use.

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