Accreditation


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The Importance of Collecting Patient Satisfaction Surveys

If patient relationships truly are at the heart of what HME providers do, then tracking client satisfaction is critical.

Using DMEPOS Accreditation Strategically

Don't look at DMEPOS accreditation simply as a requirement. Rather, consider how you can leverage its value both in your internal procedures and in your healthcare marketplace.

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Top Honors

This year’s edition of the HMEB New Products of the Year Award saw 15 winners across a variety of categories. We take closer look at what makes the 2021 award winners so special.

The COVID-19 Fight Continues

One area of HME that continues to face the ongoing public health emergency is accreditation. Two accreditation professionals explain how they’ve responded to the pandemic.

Video Interview

New Immunization and Testing Certifications

Sandy Canally of The Compliance Team discusses two new services available from her company that can help HME suppliers and DME pharmacies expand the services they provide — and their revenues.

Video Interview

Medtrade East from a Newcomer’s Perspective

Caitlin Warner of The Compliance Team has been in the industry for a long time, but hasn't had a chance to get to Medtrade East until this year. She shares her perspective on the show.

Video Interview

A New Infusion Benefit and New Opportunities

Sandy Canally of The Compliance Team tells us about how CMS has deemed a new infusion benefit and explains how this can be an opportunity for HME providers and DME pharmacies.

Podcast

Equipment Management: Getting Back to Basics

Covid-19 and the increased emphasis on infection control have made this fundamental business process all the more critical. What goes into effective, optimized equipment management?

HMEB Unveils 2021 New Product Award Winners

This year’s provider-judged competition yielded 15 winners from a large volume of entries, with fierce competition between multiple entries in some key HME product and service categories.

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Product & Technology

Product Launch Fall 2021

A collection of compelling new HME products and services that'll help your business hit new HEIGHTS with patients and referral partners



BOC Promotes Gruskin to Chief Operating Officer

Gruskin’s duties expanded to include oversight of BOC’s internal systems and external vendor relationships, as well as management of the accrediting organization’s operations staff.

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Outlining DME Policies & Procedures for Now — and the Future

As providers work to remain competitive and successful in a constantly changing post-acute environment, they must still maintain accreditation. How can they bridge both worlds? One accrediting organization has developed a solution.

HealthTrainU

2021 Industry Innovators

HealthTrainU: Easily Meet Education Requirements

Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC)

2021 Industry Innovators

Accreditation. Certification. Confidence For All.

Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

2021 Industry Innovators

ACHC Invests in DMEPOS Provider Success

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Avoiding Common Site Survey Pitfalls

Accreditation expert Matt Gruskin identifies some common accreditation site survey issues and explains corrective action plans and how to address them.

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2021 HME Business Handbook: Accreditation

Doublechecking Your Processes to Avoid the Top 10 Survey Deficiencies

When a site surveyor finds an accreditation deficiency, it's not the end, but rather a means to the end of improving your HME business's quality. Here are 10 deficiencies to keep in mind.

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2021 HME Handbook: Accreditation

Using Accreditation to Sell Your Business

Prospective buyers will evaluate your operations, and if your HME business is accredited, then you will have the resources to make the process much easier.

Podcast

The Rise of the Value-Based HME

As the industry rounds the bend out of COVID, HME providers can expect more patient demand and a broader set of needs from their clients and referral partners. Are they ready?

Podcast

Leveraging Policies and Procedures Lessons

COVID-19 taught providers a lot in terms of infection control, telehealth and other aspects of their businesses. What lessons will stick around for the long haul and what things should they have been doing all along?

Podcast: A New Approach to Mask Fitting