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Providers appeal for help

‘They’ll miss us when we’re gone,’ says Karyn Estrella

PORTLAND, Maine – Providers from around New England took to the podium at a Small Business Administration hearing here last week, giving government officials and lawmakers an eye-opening look at what it’s like to be in the HME business right now.

One event, with twice the energy


In mid-May, I had the pleasure of attending the Northeast Post Acute Care Symposium in Connecticut. The Symposium was this year’s combined meeting of the HOMES and NYMEP associations, joined for the first time.

Short takes: HOMES, Comfort Medical, BioCorrect


HOMES elected its new board of directors at its recent annual meeting.

Short takes: CCS Medical, HOMES


CCS Medical has named Rodney Carson president and CEO. He joins the company from MDLIVE, the nation’s second largest telehealth company, where he was president of operations.

Event positions providers for increased visibility


LEDYARD, Conn. – Two state associations have partnered to create an event aimed at helping providers find their place in the changing world of health care.

Association membership: Expense or investment


When it comes to deciding whether or not to join or renew membership with an HME association, the decision maker needs to ask this question: Is this an investment for my business or an expense? At first blush, it would appear to be an expense.