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Decade of DME

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Yesterday, the UPI team (parent of HME News) coaxed me into our conference room overlooking the Royal River (as well as the woodpile for the restaurant) to “surprise” me on my tenth anniversary with the company.

HME is getting more…well, sophisticated

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

I was reading a study titled “Retrospective Assessment of Home Ventilation to Reduce Rehospitalization in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease” in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine when I

Steady as she goes

Friday, August 21, 2015

We’re getting our ducks in a row for two big data reveals:

·      the annual update of the HME Databank on Oct. 1; and

·      the annual update to our State of the Industry Report in December.

There's an app for that...I think

Monday, August 17, 2015

I know very little about mobile apps and even less about APIs and data diagrams, but as I scoured Google for the latest in mobility happenings this morning, I came across an open fo

Sasquatch and the grab bars

Monday, August 17, 2015

Last week, while vacationing at the Cape, I helped mom clean out and organize her storage shed.

This is not as altruistic as it might sound. The more Stuff (and it is Stuff) I can encourage mom to get rid of now, the less I have to deal with when she shuffles off her mortal coil.

HME has not given up any further ground

Friday, August 14, 2015

Here’s a sneak peak at the The Braff Group M&A Insider in our September issue.


Only the paranoid survive

Friday, August 7, 2015

I had a great call this week with the panelists for our “Rise of the Disrupters” panel at the upcoming HME News Business Summit in Nashville. I think this session, alone, will be worth the price of admission.

Univita collapses giving Medicaid the proverbial egg on face

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Don’t do it, they said. It’s too risky, they said.

And yet, Florida Medicaid officials went ahead and gave their business to Univita Health. All of it.

Less than a year later, Univita has collapsed and patients, providers and the medical community are left scrambling.


What does connected health really mean?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Ryan McDevitt
Laboratory Tactical Consulting

As the summer nears its end, I’m always excited to experience the HME News Business Summit.

Lead above the death line and other words of wisdom, Part 2

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Last week, I shared the first installment of words of wisdom from this year’s speakers at the HME News Business Summit.