November 2009

November 2009


Products & Technology

In the Palm of Your Hand

By David Kopf

As providers strive for increased efficiencies in order to cut costs while still offering high levels of client care, technology is becoming an increasingly important asset. One tool that is gaining favor both in the field and in the back office is the hand-held computer. Learn how these devices can boost service and accuracy.

Business Solutions

The e-Commerce Equation

By David Kopf

Using the Web to interact with patients and perhaps provide DME represents a far more complicated and multi-faceted question for HME providers than it does for other businesses. Can providers leverage the Internet to work with their clients? How?


Funding Fundamentals

Striking the Right Balance

By Megan Kutch

Evaluating provider profit margins while continuing to put patients’ needs first.

Observation Deck

A Threat to One and All

By John Shirvinsky

A Refresher on Competitive Bidding

Editor's Note

Your Own Private Army

By David Kopf

There is help in the lobbying fight to protect homecare — lots of help.


Product Premiere

Flexible Therapy

By David Kopf

Philips Respironics’ new Sleep Therapy System offers a range of options.

Product Solutions: Scooters

By Laura Swift

A round of up of some of the latest personal mobility scooter offerings.

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