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Invacare reports sales decrease

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08/06/2020

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare reported a net sales decrease of 16.8% to $196.3 million for the second quarter of 2020.

CBD ‘could be dynamic’ market for HME

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08/03/2020

For an industry in need of a retail product that fits within any of the HME major categories, CBD certainly seems to fit the bill. As a therapeutic product with potential benefits for a litany of conditions, CBD can effectively be marketed and merchandised for virtually every HME customer, specialists in the field say.

Bill paying: Don’t set it and forget it

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08/03/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – With an estimated 60% of DME patients walking out the door without making any sort of a payment, Jennifer Leon says it’s time for a shift in thinking.

HME providers, community pharmacists seek recognition

Recent win in Pennsylvania means providers are eligible for hazard pay
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07/31/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – HME providers and community pharmacists have continued to serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic – and like other health care providers, they want to be recognized for that.

Providers who wear capes: Free lunch, diapers and a really big giveback

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07/31/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have stepped up in acts both big and small to prove the COVID-19 pandemic has also brought out the best in people. 

DMEconnected: Are you connected?

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07/31/2020

ATLANTA – The need for DMEconnected, a new online “cheat sheet” for referral sources with information on DME providers and the equipment and services they provide, has taken on new meaning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says CEO Courtney Richards.

Providers adjust their staffing models

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07/17/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, HME providers, like many other companies, sent employees home to work. It’s been mostly successful, they say.

Bill Guidetti: ‘These are challenging times, but we are highly engaged’

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07/17/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – AAHomecare’s new chairman, Bill Guidetti, has a list of priorities, but at the top of the list: putting a stop to competitive bidding while the HME industry continues to operate under the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ACMESA to reschedule summer meeting

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07/17/2020

CARY, N.C. – ACMESA will reschedule its summer meeting, originally planned for Aug. 19-20 in Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

Pandemic speeds up consolidation

But deals are taking longer to close, analysts say
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07/10/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – After briefly hitting the pause button in March when “the world turned upside down,” buyers and sellers are back at the table, say M&A analysts.

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