Oxygen


HME Business Names New Product Award Winners

Fourteen winners won across categories ranging from Business Services to Women's Health in the sixth year of the competition. See which products and services won!

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Products & Technology

Medtrade's Atlanta Product Roundup

This year’s edition of the annual conference and expo will round up a veritable cattle drive of products and services for HME providers. So we lassoed up some compelling items that will be on display to give you a sneak peek.

Q-Connect

Product Spotlight

Fleet Management Comes to HME

All sorts of industries have tools to help them manage their equipment 'fleets.' Quality Biomedical aims to bring that to its customers with Q-Connect.

House Letter Calls for H.R. 2771 Support

The letter urges lawmakers — and particularly H.R. 4229 backers — to co-sponsor legislation that would bring permanent rural relief and the elimination of the oxygen budget neutrality offset. AAHomecare calls on providers to use it as part of H.R. 2771 push.

U.S. Home Oxygen Fires Claim a Life Every Four Days

New study shows that the incidence of home oxygen fire fatalities is underreported, and likely as high as between 100 and 150 fatalities a year.

Julie Beck Joins Invacare Board of Directors

Financial executive with 30 years’ experience will service on the HME manufacturer’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

Podcast: Helping Prevent Home Oxygen Fires

After releasing the study on U.S home oxygen fires, BPR Medical’s Richard Radford discusses how oxygen providers can help mitigate the risk of fire.

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Products & Technology

Owning the Loop

If we look at the sleep market, a compelling business case for remote patient monitoring comes into focus. RPM lets providers help referral partners provide better care and demonstrate outcomes to payers, which is a big differentiator. However, does RPM work for all categories? Moreover, for how long can HMEs expect to control the information loop?



GCE Names Quality Biomedical as National Service Provider

HME service equipment will provide warranty and out-of-warranty service and repair for Zen-O and Zen-O lite POCs.

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.

O2 Advocates Press for Bid Exemption of Non-Invasive Vents

AAHomecare to meet with CMS, lawmakers next week on the issue; releases white paper on the issue.

ResMed and Post-Acute: A Constant Technology Evolution

ResMed COO Rob Douglas on his company’s 30-year anniversary and how it has participated in the growth and adoption of new care technologies in post-acute health.

Oxygen

HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

How to Educate Your Oxygen Patients on POC Usage

How do providers educate both patients that aren't using their POCs as much as they should be, as well as help 'super users' understand device limitations?

Home Oxygen Company Earns Audit Reprieve

California respiratory and sleep provider notches its fourth 12-month break from TPE audits.

Industry Hits Capitol Hill with Full Agenda

AAHomecare facilitates in-person meetings between lawmakers and industry advocates in Washington, D.C.; coordinates virtual fly-in for providers to remotely assist lobbying push.

Congressional Letters Call for Vent Relief

Providers urged to help collect lawmakers’ signatures for House and soon-to-debut Senate sign-on letters asking CMS and HHS to pull back from including non-invasive vents in competitive bidding.

Bidding, Oxygen Reform Bill Hits House

New legislation would provide permanent rural and non-bid area relief and eliminate the oxygen budget neutrality requirement.

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Business Solutions

Ideas for Growth

Providing respiratory products and services continues to be a business beset by declining reimbursement. We interviewed several experts who offered up more than 30 pro-tips to help oxygen providers add revenue and widen margins.

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Products & Technology

HME Product Jackpot

Attendees at year's edition of Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas will rake in a jackpot of HME products and business services at the event's April 17-18 expo. We’ve rounded up some of the top offerings that will be on display on the show floor.

lungs

A Breath of Fresh Air

Respiratory drug delivery systems are getting a tech makeover and rapidly advancing toward better outcomes. Now is the time to learn more.

Live from Medtrade

Podcast with Richard Radford on Oxygen Fires

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