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Rotech automates fleet delivery


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare has selected the cloud-based Route Planner on-demand solution from Descartes to automate planning, dispatch and data collection processes for its fleet delivering medical equipment and services.

Technology: Make the switch

Q. What technology is needed to support automation objectives?


In brief: CMS seeks to exclude certified orthotic fitters, DeRoyal receives patent


WASHINGTON – CMS would like to limit the provision of custom fitted prefabricated orthotics to “individuals with specialized training” like physicians.

DeRoyal receives patent for automated system


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – DeRoyal Industries has received a patent for Continuum, an automated system for medical item dispensing, billing and inventory management.

Automation allows real-time data dives


No longer should automated claims processing and administrative systems be seen as things that are “nice to have.” With financial difficulties from Medicare competitive bidding and RAC audits, using information technology to account for every dollar and asset has become a

HME Business Summit, Day 1

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Sword in the Stone film It was a whirlwind day in Baltimore. There were five sessions and two workshops, as well as a networking reception. Here are some highlights from the day's events: