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Respiratory triple threat increases demand for providers

December 2, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – An early surge in RSV and other respiratory diseases means HME providers are once again being increasingly called on to help hospitals reserve beds for the sickest patients.   “It’s definitely the most memorable RSV season in 15 years,” said Tyler Riddle, president of Tifton, Ga.-based MRS Homecare. “The fear is not there like with COVID-19, but they are leaning on us heavily. We are seeing a lot of nebulizers go out and a lot of patients sent...

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‘CMS has got to do something’

July 29, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

TIFTON, Ga. – Tyler Riddle, a second-generation provider and “elder millennial,” says it’s never been a more important time to advocate for the HME industry.  "Things change and we’re constantly being challenged, (but) we’re highly adaptable,” said Riddle, president of MRS Homecare, a full-service provider with 12 locations covering mainly rural Georgia. “Coming out of COVID has been exciting – supply chain issues have started working...

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MRS Homecare turns 40

March 13, 2020Tracy Orzel

TIFTON, Ga. - Tyler Riddle may not remember what the HME industry was like 40 years ago, but he was there.“I was an infant,” said Riddle, CEO of MRS Homecare. “I have some fun pictures of me in a bedside commode in the early 80s that my dad put me in to keep me immobile.”Founded in 1980, MRS Homecare offers a full range of DME, including oxygen, CPAP, incontinence, nebulizers, aids to daily living, manual and power wheelchairs, and complex rehab.Its 11 locations in Georgia...

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Mobility

What's The Scooter Store's legacy?

September 27, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

YARMOUTH, Maine - Stakeholders expect the downfall of The Scooter Store to have several lasting effects on the power mobility industry.The Scooter Store announced Sept. 13 that it has been cut out of Rounds 1 and 2 of competitive bidding, and will close for good in the coming weeks.Decreased accessAmong the consequences of the closure, and the controversy and investigation surrounding it: Access to power wheelchairs will likely take a hit, providers say.“I suspect utilization will go down dramatically,”...

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