Operations: Where's My Stuff?

Managing HME inventory in the field is hard enough, and the COVID-19 pandemic made it even trickier. How should providers tackle this?

When it comes to inventory management and equipment maintenance, HME providers contend with a unique dilemma: they have a considerable amount of inventory overhead, and much of it is out in the field. Simply put, where’s their stuff?

In the current episode of the HMEB Podcast, Dylan Ross, vice president and general manager of McKesson’s Biomedical Solutions business, discusses providers’ inventory management challenges, how COVID-19 has intensified those issues, and how his company is offering some clever technology and services for helping HME’s get the upper hand.

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In the previous episode of the HMEB Podcast, Nupura Kolwalkar, Chief Product Officer for HME software company Brightree, discusses the various healthcare and market trends that have been pushing the digital patient experience toward the HME industry, why it is important to HME, and how providers can optimize and manage their patients’ digital experience.

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 Podcasts, 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.

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