HME Business 2016 New Product Award

HME Business 2016 New Product Award Winners Announced

DALLAS, October 12, 2016 – HME Business, the top business management media resource for HME professionals, announced the winners of its 2016 New Product Awards competition today. The HME Business New Product Award honors outstanding product development achievements by HME manufacturer and service providers. Fifteen winning products were selected in the third year of this program.

The winners are:

Beds & Support Surfaces
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Harmony Tru Low Air Loss Tri Therapy Mattress Replacement

Business Technology - Complete HME Management Solutions
Universal Software Solutions, HDMS Complex Items Companion

Business Technology – Specialized Solutions
Accessible Home Improvement of America (AHIA), a division of the VGM Group, Inc., Live at Home Pro Mobile App

Mobility – Power & Manual Wheelchairs (tie)
Motion Composites, APEX
Sunrise Medical, Switch-It Dual Pro

Mobility – Scooters
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, ZooMe Flex 4-Wheel Folding Travel Scooter

Respiratory – In-Home Equipment
Applied Home Healthcare Equipment, The New 2016 OxyFill Liquid to Gas Medical Oxygen System

Respiratory – Portable Equipment
Applied Home Healthcare Equipment, Five (5) Setting OxyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POC)

Retail (tie)
Posey Company, Posey Protective Caps
URise Products, LLC, StandUp Walker

Seating and Positioning (tie)
Motion Concepts, Invacare Matrx Elan Headrest
Stealth Products, Tarta Original Backrest

Sleep – Resupply Items & Related Sleep Products
Philips Respironics, Wisp Pediatric Mask

Sleep – Therapy Systems
Philips Respironics, DreamStation PAP Therapy System

Wound Care
Arion North America Inc., Easy-Slide Kids

Winners will receive awards and will be recognized at the 2016 Medtrade Fall Expo in Atlanta, which runs Nov. 1 to 3. They will also be featured on the HME Business website, hme-business.com, and will be featured in the December 2016 issue of HME Business magazine. The magazine is distributed to more than 17,000* subscribers monthly as well as at key industry trade events such as Medtrade, and its website is visited by thousands** of HME industry professionals every month.

“It is exciting to see how many outstanding products are being introduced in our industry, especially in the mobility and respiratory categories,” said David Kopf, editor of HME Business magazine. “The entries demonstrate that today’s manufacturers and business service companies serving the HME industry are giving providers the tools they need to survive and thrive despite a difficult reimbursement and regulatory environment. We were very pleased to see all the entries and look forward to seeing even more next year.

“I’d also like to thank our panel of provider judges,” Kopf added. “A strong selection of highly experienced providers specializing in a range of product categories help make these awards the special recognition that they are.”

Information about the 2017 HME Business New Product Award will be available at hme-business.com in the spring of 2017.

*BPA Brand Report, June 2016
**Media Owner’s Own Data

For more information, please contact

Susan May
Group Marketing Director, 1105 Media
Infrastructure Solutions Group
14901 Quorum Drive, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 972-687-6744
E-mail: smay@1105media.com

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