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Brightree, Apacheta launch mobile solution


ATLANTA – Brightree and Apacheta have launched an integrated mobile delivery management solution to HME providers.

On the Summit trail

Friday, January 23, 2015

The 2015 HME News Business Summit, Sept. 13-15 in Nashville, may be more than seven months away, but it has already become a daily part of my to-do list.

I’ve started making calls to past attendees, asking them what would be their dream session.

NST patients use app to ‘master’ sleep therapy


BOSTON – National Sleep Therapy (NST) has developed a proprietary iPad app to train new sleep therapy patients on how to use their CPAP devices, the provider announced this month.

The changing shape of the HME industry

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

It’s only the fourth day of summer, but at HME News headquarters, we’re already thinking fall. (Which is a shame, really, because summers in Maine are so, so short!)

Why? Believe or not, we’re gearing up for our pre-show (September) and show (October) issues for Medtrade.

New Rotech CEO talks strategy


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare is speeding up turnaround plans, with a new CEO and some “aggressive goals.”

Technology to drive growth in HME market


DALLAS – U.S. demand for home medical equipment is forecast to grow 8.2% annually to $12.6 billion in 2018, according to a report by RnRMarketResearch.

Helping providers be heroes


SUPERIOR, Colo. – The CPAP Horizon Project (CHP) has joined the fray of companies offering apps to help patients manage their sleep therapy, but founder Doug Hudiburg says providers are the drivers behind his.

‘Fleet management is the way to go’

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Invacare is placing its bets on HME providers that use fleet management principles to survive and thrive under competitive bidding.

Efficiencies: Do your tech homework

Q. What are the key technological advancements in DME that we can look at to improve efficiency?

A. The largest motivation providers should keep in mind when focusing on potential efficiencies is the ability to successfully implement technological advancements into their business.

Advanced Home Care goes mobile


GREENSBORO, N.C. – When you have 1,500 employees across five states, investing in technology is key for keeping things efficient—especially if you want to be prepared for the future, says Allen Helms.