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Tomorrow Health tries to one-up Amazon


NEW YORK – While online platforms like Amazon may sell DME at competitive prices, their cash-only business model leaves insurance beneficiaries out in the cold. Tomorrow Health looks to fill that void.

Retail sales: Know your Nexus

Kamal Haddad

Q. I have an e-commerce website; what is my sales tax exposure?

A. The general rule used to be you have to collect and remit sales tax in the states you have a physical location or Nexus. What is nexus? It’s a connection between how and where you do business in a particular state.

Agile Medical adds oxygen to brand


WEST BERLIN, N.J. – Agile Medical, parent company of The CPAP Shop, has launched The Oxygen Concentrator Supplies Shop, an online store offering 24/7 access to products to treat respiratory conditions.

ARI receives investment


MILWAUKEE – ARI Network Services, a provider of software and marketing solutions to dealers in various markets, including HME, has received a strategic growth investment from TA Associates, a Boston-based global growth private equity firm.

Surf’s up on new online opportunities


E-commerce volume has quadrupled in the last decade. “Buy it Now” buttons pop up like mushrooms in every online experience. Prospective purchasers of nearly everything expect to find both informational and transactional channels online.

Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice


SEATTLE – Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.

Medtrade offers retail-focused education


ATLANTA – Medtrade has added a new retail-focused educational offering: The eRetail Experience by Health Mobius. Attendees can choose from two, one-hour sessions each on Tuesday, Oct.

Tampa Medical hops on e-commerce bandwagon


TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Medical Supply has launched, a new e-commerce website, to meet consumer demand.

Med Mart debuts ‘virtual showroom’


CINCINNATI – Med Mart has a new “virtual showroom” that allows customers to view equipment and communicate with product specialists via video.

Amazon wants to disrupt health care, including DME, report says


BOSTON – DME is one of five possible points of entry for Amazon to dominate the healthcare market, according to a new report from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.