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Sneak peek at 2014 data

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

If it’s summer in Maine, it means I’m in the throes of requesting, collecting and analyzing Medicare data sets for two upcoming projects: the annual update of our HME Databank (it happens Oct.

CMS’s bull’s eye on vents

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

A few weeks ago, I was in a CPAP frame of mind; this week, it’s vents.

First, CMS announced that non-invasive vents would be a new product category in Round 1 2017.

‘The future is outcomes data’

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12/24/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Sixty-three percent of the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they use outcomes data to market themselves to referral sources.

The type of data that they feel is most important: clinical data (33%).

Heard at the Summit: Branch out and mind your data

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09/12/2014

MINNEAPOLIS – With the explosion of interest in post-acute care, it’s time for HME providers to get off the sidelines, said the speakers at last week’s HME News Business Summit.

Why the pressure to reduce readmissions will change the future of oxygen referrals

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09/09/2014

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act the whole U.S. healthcare system is being challenged to remodel itself. Largely, these challenges are financially driven. For the DME industry, it’s national competitive bidding, and for hospitals, it’s reducing 30-day readmissions.

The changing shape of the HME industry

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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.

2013 healthcare deals by sector

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Here's a sneak peek at The Braff Group M&A Insider for the April issue:

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Friday fun facts

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Friday, August 30, 2013

Since it’s Friday, and since I’m pulling together some data for our 2013 State of the Industry Report, I thought I’d share a Top 10 list with you.

Here are the Top 10 providers for 2012 by amount allowed by Medicare:

Snippets from the Summit

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Friday, August 16, 2013

I had two super interesting conference calls this week with the speakers for two panel discussions at the HME News Business Summit—one on big data; the other on life after the deal.

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