Running a successful cash business requires commitment on the provider's end, including proper staff training, quality products, snazzy displays and an inviting storefront. Outlined below are seven rules that industry experts suggest providers follow to set up a respiratory retail business.
All of the accrediting bodies suggest an internal self-audit as an excellent means of assessing an organization's level of preparation and readiness for the survey. It is useful to know hot-button items and standards that are frequently cited as being deficient as you perform your own self-audit.
When used correctly, the ABN can protect and enhance your revenue stream.
It is hard for this small industry to rally together. We must take a different approach by creating an army of independent warriors for our cause.
With Jenene Reid, general manager, Sweetwater Medical West
In this month's cover story, Jeanne St. Peter, vice president of marketing and managed care at Accurate Medical Equipment, Fort Worth, Texas, talks about her experience making the move to retail.