New Opportunities for Respiratory Providers

Previously found in hospital settings, nasal high-flow therapy has now come to the home setting, where it is treating a wide variety of patient groups.

All HME providers feel the imperative to develop new services and find ways to expand their revenues, but that’s not always so easy for respiratory providers. The latest episode of the HME Business podcast looks at nasal high-flow therapy, which can now be provided in the home setting and is opening up opportunities as a result.

In Episode 24, James Gibbons of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare discusses how respiratory care is learning that there is a wide variety of patients that need help with clearing their upper respiratory system so that they can achieve better alveolar ventilation. He explains that nasal high-flow therapy, which began in the hospital setting, is now entering the home setting thanks to new HME innovations that are helping providers offer new care solutions and drive increased revenue in the process.

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In the previous episode, Todd Usher, co-founder of Tactical Back Office (Modesto, Calif.), swings by the HMEB podcast to discuss the staffing challenges facing HME providers and at how his company acts as a staffing agency to help providers tap into cheaper labor markets. Tactical Back Office trains the employees in HME billing and claims, as well as the tools to do the job, and Usher explains how to implement his company’s services to see immediate savings.

The HMEB Podcast examines essential news, trends, and developments, and interviews industry experts to find out how HME provider owners and operators can run efficient, profitable, and growing businesses with an eye on patient care. Make sure to subscribe on iTunesStitcher or Google Play, and start listening today!

About the Author

David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on Twitter at @postacutenews.


Fri, Jan 31, 2020 Mark Barch Texas

There is a pediatric DME company in Texas (San Antonio) that has been doing this for about four years and pretty much have it perfected.

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