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HME Excellence Awards: PediStat thrives on smiles

One of the company’s signature projects: PediSmiles, a partnership with other south Florida providers to entertain children in the hospital by dressing up as their favorite superheroes

MIAMI – PediStat serves a client base desperately in need of happiness: vulnerable children.

HME Excellence Awards: Reliable lives up to its name

Company is working with famed Mayo Clinic on complex rehab, custom seating and pediatric programs

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – When a company names itself Reliable Medical Supply, it establishes a standard that it must live up to on a daily basis.

Define excellence


HME News Publisher Rick Rector and I had an excellent conversation with the judges of the HME Excellence Awards in July, during which we pondered the following question: What’s the definition of excellence and how has it changed?

Annual housekeeping advertorial

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Every year around this time, there are a lot of balls up in the air at HME News.

And to keep them all up there, we need your help juggling.

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.