Telehealth

Features & Articles

  • Podcast

    Telehealth Staffing of Respiratory Therapists

    As providers seek to consider new staffing and outsourcing solutions, rtNOW has stepped up to offer RTs that can help sleep and home ventilator providers more flexibly manage their businesses. 11/04/2021

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    Securing Remote HME Patients & Workers

    As telehealth and remote connectivity become more prevalent in HME, providers must ensure they’ve locked up their data nice and tight. What are today’s security risks and how do providers counter them? 08/01/2021

  • Business Solutions
    COVID-19

    14th Annual Big 10

    It’s time again for our annual Big 10 list of trends affecting HME now and in the months to come, but this year is different due to the far-reaching COVID-19 public health emergency. See what will impact the industry as we roll into 2021. 02/01/2021

  • David Kopf

    2020: A Year to Remember?

    Or maybe forget. To be sure, the year everybody loves to hate has made some lasting impacts on the HME industry. 12/17/2020

  • Editor's Note
    David Kopf

    What's Your Telehealth Plan?

    COVID-19 is pushing U.S. healthcare to adopt practices it should have integrated years ago, and telehealth is at the top of the list. Why? Because it makes a lot of sense, especially for HME. 06/01/2020

  • Business Solutions
    Coronavirus

    Pandemic!

    As epidemiologists and public health officials first started warning about COVID-19, some HME providers were already making plans. How has the industry responded to the public health emergency? How have these changes impacted their businesses and patients? How has public policy adjusted? How might all these changes impact the future of the HME? 06/01/2020

  • SIDEBAR: Vendors Also Respond to Pandemic

    New services for HMEBs emerge in the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency. 06/01/2020

  • Editor's Note

    What's Your Telehealth Plan?

    COVID-19 is pushing U.S. healthcare to adopt practices it should have integrated years ago, and telehealth is at the top of the list. 05/19/2020

  • HME Operations: Inside the Pandemic

    Joe Candiano, director of operations for New York provider Hampton Homecare, explains how his business rapidly rolled out new responses to COVID-19 and discusses the types of permanent post-acute changes that might result from the public health emergency. 05/07/2020

  • HMEB Podcast

    Diving Into COVID-19 Regulatory Changes

    In addition to the $30 billion COVID-19 relief fund, HME providers have seen a cascade of Federal and state regulatory changes, as well as new private payer funding guidelines. AAHomecare regulatory and payer relations experts Kim Brummett and Laura Williard take a deep dive into all of them. 04/21/2020

Whitepapers

  • Telehealth Evals for Complex Rehab: What's Involved?

    CMS relaxed telehealth regulations for CRT, but what are the technology tools available and how do providers implement them? Moreover, shouldn't telehealth evals be a regular part of the way care and business are conducted?

  • Diving Into COVID-19 Regulatory Changes

    In addition to COVID-19 relief funds, HME providers have seen a cascade of federal and state regulatory changes, as well as new private payer funding guidelines. AAHomecare regulatory and payer relations experts take a deep dive into all of them.

  • HME's Emerging COVID-19 Protocols

    Across the country, providers of varying care categories and business models are developing best practices and common protocols for sales, patient visits, deliveries, referrals relations and operations, according to survey interviews.

Podcasts

  • HME Business Podcast

    Telehealth Staffing of Respiratory Therapists

    Chuck Stadler Jr, the president and CEO of rtNOW joins the podcast to discuss his service and how it helps sleep and ventilator providers better serve patients while running more cost-effective, responsive businesses.

  • HME Business Podcast

    Securing Remote HME Patients & Workers

    Jerry Dennany, Chief Technology Officer for Brightree, discusses the factors that have been driving the need for more remote security, the increasing number of healthcare data attacks, and how providers can take steps to secure their data both in terms of technology and business processes.

  • HME Business Podcast

    COVID-19 Lessons From a Policies & Procedures POV

    Tim Safley, the program director for the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has been in an interesting position when it comes to helping providers integrate new policies and procedures into their operations and workflows. He talks about the major changes the industry has experienced, such as infection control and telehealth, what ones will last, and what things we probably should have been doing all along.

Podcast: A New Approach to Mask Fitting