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Better Health serves as ‘central access’ for medical supplies

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Better Health serves as ‘central access’ for medical supplies

November 22, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO – With diabetes often at the center of a host of chronic and comorbid conditions, Better Health’s expansion into that market, particularly related to continuous glucose monitors, was a natural next step.  “Our goal is to serve the greatest group of people with multiple chronic conditions and that is what led us to focus more on diabetes,” said Greg Bokar, general manager of expansion. “We do carry the full range of diabetes testing supplies, but...

Better Health, CGMs, Diabetes Supplies, Medical supplies, Naama Staubler Breckler


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Better Health extends care model to diabetes 

November 14, 2022HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Better Health, a national chronic condition support and medical supply provider, has expanded its offerings to those living with diabetes. “Living with a chronic condition can be expensive,” said Greg Bokar, Better Health’s newly appointed general manager of expansion, who is at the forefront of the company’s initiative. “With our expansion, we are broadening our offering to provide peer support, patient education, insurance management and home...

Better Health, Chronic Conditions, Diabetes, Medical supplies


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Medline inks $140M vendor deal with health system

November 10, 2022HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has entered into a multi-year vendor partnership valued at $140 million with Nebraska-based Bryan Health. As part of the agreement, Medline and Bryan Health collaborate to identify new strategies for enhancing patient outcomes and streamlining supply chain operations for the health care system. "Medline's proactive approach facilitated a smooth implementation, and the customer support has been incredibly responsive," said Heather Seeba, director of supply chain...

Bryan Health, Medical supplies, Medline Industries


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CCS adds chief growth officer 

September 6, 2022HME News Staff

DALLAS – CCS, a provider of clinical programs and home-delivered medical supplies for those living with chronic conditions, has added Mike Rolla as chief growth officer. Rolla, a seasoned health care exec who has successfully led and developed successful health care organizations over the past 20 years both domestically and internationally, will help guide CCS’s evolution as it scales both its digital health platform and nationwide distribution network. "Mike has an outstanding track...

CCS, Digital Health, Medical supplies, Mike Rolla


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Owens & Minor strengthens medical supply logistics 

June 28, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Owens & Minor, in partnership with West Virginia University Health System, has broken ground on the future site of a center of excellence for medical supplies and logistics in Morgantown, W.Va. Once construction is completed in late 2023, the 350,000-square-foot center will be one of the state’s largest dedicated acute care medical distribution facilities and will include clinical supply capabilities for surgical knitting, customer procedure tray assembly and sterilization....

Logistics, Medical supplies, Owens & Minor


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Medline to serve as prime vendor for Mount Sinai

March 31, 2022HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has a new a multi-year $725 million prime vendor partnership with New York-based Mount Sinai Health System to provide an extensive portfolio of essential medical supplies and solutions across the health system's eight hospital campuses, school of medicine and ambulatory practices. “For over 20 years, the Medline team has been working closely with the Mount Sinai Health System to ensure we truly understand and consistently support their system's challenges...

Medical supplies, Medline


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FODAC sends supplies in Ukraine aid

March 25, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Friends of Disabled Children and Adults has shipped more than $40,000 worth of mobility equipment, bandages and cots to Poland to aid Ukrainian refugees. The urgent assistance was requested from a Rotary International coalition to support the Lviv military hospital in Ukraine. The UPS Foundation is assisting with the shipment of the supplies to a collection point in Poland. Donations of equipment, resources and volunteer time were provided in conjunction with Rotary District 6900,...

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), Medical supplies, Ukraine


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HIDA: Medical supplies face ongoing delays

January 5, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Medical supplies are being delayed 37 days due to ongoing supply chain problems, according to research by the Health Industry Distributors Association.  These delays are impacting 8,000-12,000 containers of supplies throughout the U.S. transportation system, the association says.  “HIDA recommends a fast-pass system to prioritize essential medical supplies through ports, onto rail and truck for expedited delivery to the front lines of health care,”...

Health Industry Distributors Association, Medical supplies, supply chain


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M&A: Respiratory, complex rehab, resupply top buyer lists

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M&A: Respiratory, complex rehab, resupply top buyer lists

December 3, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Analysts expect the final months of 2021 to bring a flurry of deal-making as sellers try to get ahead of a possible increase in the capital gains tax in 2022.  When President Biden released his proposed 2022 fiscal year budget earlier this year, it called for an increase to 39.6%, although the rates look more likely to settle around 25% or so, say analysts.  “That has pulled some activity into 2021 for folks on the fence, so I think the fourth quarter...

Brad Smith, Don Davis, Home Medical Equipment, Jonathan Sadock, M&A, Medical supplies, Pat Clifford


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CCS Medical names Escalante to new HR role

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has named Barbara Escalante Hess as its first ever chief human resources officer. Hess joins CCS Medical from TiER1 Performance Solutions, a consultative solutions provider, where she was responsible for developing and activating enterprise strategies to improve business performance and organizational health. “I’m honored to join CCS Medical and be part of a team that has so much purpose in being able to impact patients’ lives,” she...

CCS Medical, Human resources, Medical supplies


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