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MED links complex rehab, O&P


RAPID CITY, S.D. - Complex rehab provider Tim Pederson has stepped away from his company to help other providers like him expand into orthotics and prosthetics.
Pederson was named director of The MED Group's new National Orthotics & Prosthetics Network in April.

MED maximizes sleep biz


LUBBOCK, Texas - Darlene Weeks could not be happier with The MED Group's efforts to help members boost their sleep business.

Big GPO gobbles MED up


By Mike Moran Executive Editor

"Specialty. That's the orange page, right?"

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

At lunch today I was asked what topics I cover for HME News.  My main beat is, of course, specialty providers, including CPAP and sleep issues, hence my appearance at the respiratory spoke of the MED Group's Leadership conference here in Jacksonville.

The five commandments


Many providers built their businesses in the oxygen market. Now, with a few decades of performance history behind us, there are some things we know for certain. Providers are very resilient and tenacious. They have proven abilities to change processes quickly, and, historically, they have taken the high road when it comes to doing the right thing for patients and their families, even if it means, sometimes, not getting paid for it. To continue this "can-do" attitude, there are some practices providers need to embrace going forward.