Computer Software


Data Security

Products & Technology

Hacked: Data Security for HME Providers

The world of healthcare is becoming increasingly concerned with data security -- and with good reason. A casual glance at the headlines will show that hospitals and care networks are falling victim to attacks. Never before has patient and healthcare data been more in need of protection, and that includes HME businesses. What must providers do to protect their information and patients?

ResMed: ‘1 Billion Sleeps Monitored’

Sleep manufacturer celebrates milestone of monitoring its billionth patient sleep session; underscores important of connected care.

AAHomecare Convenes Hi Tech Work Group

Group will examine how new technologies for creating new care and reimbursement models.

patient care

Products & Technology

Continuous, Connected Care

We have seen the ways remote patient monitoring has changed sleep therapy care, outcomes, and business models. What does this mean in terms of providers’ ability to improve care and outcomes? How will that benefit their referral partner relationships? What are the technology trends that will make it happen? What other HME segments might see increased monitoring? Diabetes? Oxygen?

Key trends building the HME industry

Business Solutions

Taking Shape

Every January, we project 10 key market, product, technology, reimbursement, regulatory, legislative, or patient care trends that will impact providers over the next 12 months. This year brings competitive bidding’s continued impact, audits, providers’ continued efforts to diversify and even reinvent their businesses, and more.

bflow Integrates A/R Allegiance

Users of HME billing and management system will now have access to automated payment collections.

HME DNA

Products & Technology

HME DNA

Software systems continue to play a critical role in helping HME businesses increase their efficiency and drive cost out of their business models in order to buttress the bottom line in a changing market. And like a constantly developing market, these systems are broadening and evolving to help their users. We survey the latest developments.

HME Business New Product of the Year Award

HME Business Award Winners

Gold Medal Performers

The third annual HMEB New Product Awards program enjoyed even larger turnout this year. After careful consideration from our HME provider judges, we have announced 15 winning products across multiple categories. Learn the backstory of our winning offerings, and how these products can benefit providers and patients alike.



Problem Solvers

The Finer Points of e-Commerce

Once providers embrace the right perspective about e-commerce they'll see the learning curve isn't that steep.

HME Patient Data Management

Products & Technology

Crunching the Numbers

Now that HME-specific IT solutions are the norm when it comes to managing HME businesses, providers have started to amass a considerable amount of patient information. How can HME providers use that information and the reporting tools offered by their software systems to work with referral partners to help drive improved outcomes?

Observation Deck

Investing in the Right Technology

ERP software helps providers drive efficiency, but what’s it worth to you?

Provider Strategy

Improving Referral Management

Technology can decrease errors, improve response time, ensure compliance and grow your pipeline.

Industry Vets Unveil HME Workflow System

VirtuteRN will provide a cloud-based system designed to help providers diversify their payer mix.

QS/1 Releases eNGAGE Interface

Workflow process now connects with platform that helps pharmacists and technicians better manage patient-focused activities.

Medtrade

Can't-Miss HME Products at Medtrade

Medtrade 2016's expo runs from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, and once again the event will offer a wide spectrum of products to help providers meet new and existing patient needs. We profile more than 25 of this year’s must-see offerings at the show.

Drive DeVilbiss Expands e-Commerce Retailer Program to Canada

The Program aims to help online HME retailers optimize their online business efficiency.

Brightree Gears up for 2016 User Summit

Co-located at Medtrade, Oct. 31 event offers hands-on training, education and networking.

Editor's Note

Success by the Numbers

Given the will, incentive and information, HME providers can foster phenomenal change.

CommonWell to Give Patients Access to Their Health Data

Surveys show patients want access to their data, which can help facilitate care and communication between referral partners.

Cape Medical Supply Makes Inc. 5000 — Again

For the seventh time Cape Cod-based regional provider recognized for revenue, market growth.

The Science and Art of Retail Planograms

Planograms can help HME retailers to improve their sales. Find out why planograms should be part of your retail strategy.

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