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ThedaCare at Home learns from gemba

Provider wins third place in HME Excellence Awards

APPLETON, Wis. – It’s called “going to gemba”—a Japanese word that’s part of the Lean lexicon, meaning going to the heart of the work to study core processes.

Numotion grows big, stays local

Provider wins second place in HME Excellence Awards

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – When ATG Rehab and United Seating and Mobility merged in January as Numotion, the new company became a 124-location powerhouse in 39 states.

Summit snapshots: Creativity can lift providers


ST. LOUIS – A brain trust of HME providers met for the HME News Business Summit last week to discuss—not the obstacles of the moment—but the opportunities of the future.

Discussion at the Summit: How do you grow your top line and manage your bottom line?

Friday, August 23, 2013

Attendees tell us time and time again that one of the things they like most about the HME News Business Summit is the opportunity to network with their peers.

An appeal for help

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Each year around this time, I find myself in the position of appealing to HME providers for help on two initiatives that are very important to the future of the HME industry.

The first is the HME Excellence Awards.

Work-in-progress approach wins


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When David Hartley purchased a tiny $300,000 orthopedics company in 2004 to create Home Health Depot, he was driven by the poor standards of care he observed as a rehab manufacturer's rep.

Mom's advice: Always put patients first


Editor’s note: This is the second of three profiles of the 2012 HME Excellence Awards winners. Next month: Best Rehab Technology Provider.

HME Excellence Award winners announced


PITTSBURGH – Handi Medical Supply of Saint Paul, Minn., took home the 2012 HME Excellence Award for Best HME Provider at the HME News Business Summit on Sept. 19.

Homecare champions of excellence

Friday, August 17, 2012

I got to make a round of calls this week that I look forward to making every year.

I called three providers to tell them they have won the 2012 HME Excellence Award for Best HME Provider, Best Home Respiratory Provider or Best Rehab Technology Provider.

Are you a rock star?

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

I've had the HME Excellence Awards on my mind this week.