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Snippets from the Summit

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.

It’s starting to trickle in

Friday, June 7, 2013

This is going to be a quick blog*, but I wanted to share with you the first piece of data to come in for our 2013 State of the Industry Report (which contains 2012 data).

Each year, we track the number of DMEPOS providers that bill Medicare in five categories:

Medicare spend in 2012?

Thursday, May 2, 2013

For those of you uninitiated in the to-do list of an HME News editor, the first week in May is when she has to submit half a dozen or so Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding (PDAC) contractor to update the HME D

Time for a pop quiz

Thursday, November 29, 2012

In honor of 1.) the 2011 data finally being added to our HME Databank (thank you for your patience!) and 2.) the 2012 State of the Industry Report appearing in our December issue, I have a little pop quiz for you.

HME Databank

What is your business built on?

Monday, May 14, 2012

Data has always been a hallmark of the HME News Business Summit. Each year in our Financial Benchmarking presentation, providers see how they stack up against their peers in everything from net revenues to DSO to employee expenses.

Spike in power wheelchair utilization? Not exactly.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

If you're like me,  and you follow the Medicare Market Marker on our Databank page each month (mostly because I have to put it together, but partly because I find it interesting), you probably raised an eyebrow while reviewing the September issue.

Another piece of the puzzle: Top DMEPOS suppliers for 2010

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

I got another piece of the puzzle this week for the State of the Industry report that we'll publish in our December issue: The top 100 DMPOS supplies for 2010.

A clue about consolidation?

Friday, July 29, 2011

Each year, we publish a State of the Industry Report full of data that gives you a snapshot of the industry from year to year.

(Go here to download last year's report.)