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Zimmer steps down, Barranti steps up

January 2, 2018HME News Staff

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Industry veteran Bernie Zimmer is retiring as president and CEO of CHME, a DME company based here. His successor: Lauren Barranti, who most recently served as the company's executive vice president. “Lauren very much appreciates the business model that CHME has created and understands our market approach and is excited to help our company continue to expand our business and service even more patients in need,” said Zimmer of Barranti, who came to CHME from Apria...

Bernie Zimmer, CHME, Lauren Barranti, succession

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Providers ask, what's next?

September 23, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Bernie Zimmer, Wayne Slavitt and Dr. Joseph Krainin all have different approaches to the HME industry, but they all believe this: Play the hand you've been dealt.“We always need to be thinking what's next,” said Zimmer, who has shifted his company, CHME in Foster City, Calif., largely away from Medicare and its competitive bidding program, toward a capitated business model with local and regional health plans. “Don't come into my office if you want to talk to...

Bernie Zimmer, Dr. Joseph Krainin, HME Business Summit, Wayne Slavitt

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