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Hit the sweet spot and other words of wisdom, Part 1

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I asked this year’s slate of speakers for the HME News Business Summit what different avenues they think HME providers should be exploring, and what risks they should be taking.

Here’s how you can hit the sweet spot and other words of wisdom.

Retail: Cultivate retail culture

Q. Is adding a retail division going to be successful for my company?

A. With the the baby boomers aging and their disposable income at an all-time high, it is not a question of whether HME retail will be a successful venture, it’s more a question of whether it’s a good fit for your business.

Study: Walker use increases among baby boomers


CHICAGO – A study recently featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that baby boomers are twice as likely to use an assistive walking device than the generation before them.