HMEB New Product Awards Now Accepting Entries

HME Business is now accepting entries for its sixth annual New Product of the Year competition; deadline Sept. 6.

Now in its sixth year, HME Business is now accepting entries for Annual New Product of the Year competition. The deadline for entries is Sept. 6.

The NPOY award honors outstanding product development achievements made by both manufacturers of home medical equipment and companies that offer services that support HME provider businesses.

Companies interested in participating can enter any new product or service that was introduced on the market between July 16, 2018 to July 15, 2019. Companies can submit more than one entry, and there are 17 categories to pick from. 

Categories include:

  • Auto Access
  • Beds & Support Surfaces
  • Business Services
  • Business Technology — Complete HME Management Solutions
  • Business Technology — Specialized Solutions
  • Diabetic Supply
  • Home Access
  • Incontinence and Urology Supplies
  • Mobility - Power & Manual Wheelchairs
  • Mobility - Scooters
  • Respiratory - In Home Equipment
  • Respiratory - Portable Equipment
  • Retail
  • Seating and Positioning
  • Sleep - Resupply Items & Related Sleep Products
  • Sleep - Therapy Systems
  • Wound Care

Once all entries are collected, a panel of provider judges from the industry will review the entries to determine the winners of each category.

To learn more about how to enter, download an entry form, and get more specifics on the competition, visit

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