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Jump in. The water is fine.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

New England is known, among other things, for its gorgeous fall foliage. For the past few years, hot dry summers (too hot for us natives) have led to muddied browns and rusty reds.

Heading out

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

You know the line: "Farewell, adieu, auf weidersehen, goodbye."

And the awards go to…

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Monday, September 22, 2014

We announced the HME Excellence Awards winners at the HME News Business Summit Sept. 7-9 in Minneapolis, but I also wanted to give them a well-deserved shout-out here:

First place: Reliable Medical Supply, Brooklyn Park, Minn.

Is the up, down activity in M&A finally over?

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Friday, September 12, 2014

In this sneak peek of the M&A Insider that will appear in the October issue, The Braff Group looks at HME deal trends from 2006 to date.

As the firm notes in its analysis below, the last three quarters of activity have been relatively steady, with 15-18 deals per quarter.

The HME Business Summit and the cult of personality

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Have you ever been to a concert where the band was great but the audience felt a little off? For me, that was when the cult played the Cumberland County Civic Center circa 1990. The effect of that was to bring the overall enjoyment down.

The HME Business Summit and the cult of personality

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Have you ever been to a concert where the band was great but the audience felt a little off? For me, that was when the cult played the Cumberland County Civic Center circa 1990. The effect of that was to bring the overall enjoyment down.

Notes from the Mississppi

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Monday, September 8, 2014

I took copious notes during today’s HME News Business Summit. Longhand. And, if you’ve ever had the misfortune to try and decipher my chicken scratches you have an idea how painful it is for me to do a write-up after the fact.

On the eve of the HME Summitt

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

We are here in Minneapolis and looking forward to the official start of the HME Business Summit tomorrow.

Would you drop an appeal for partial payment?

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

We’re used to CMS breaking news late on the Friday before a long holiday weekend. And Friday, Aug. 29, was no exception.

Industry on ice

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Friday, August 29, 2014

It hasn’t taken too long for the Internet-craze of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to reach our corner of the universe.

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