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Not good. Great. If I do say so myself.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Last week, I had quite a few calls and exchanged quite a few emails with the speakers at this year's HME News Business Summit, Sept. 11-13, in Charlotte, N.C., to discuss panel discussions and presentations.

Can any healthcare provider be compliant?

Thursday, August 11, 2011

With everything going on in the HME industry right now, it's hard to believe that any other industry has it as bad.

Laughing at debt deals and super committees

Monday, August 8, 2011

Lawmakers last week passed a debt deal that allowed the government to keep paying its bills under one condition: That $1.2 trillion be shaved from the budget deficit by Thanksgiving. (Now there’s a reason to give thanks!)

A clue about consolidation?

Friday, July 29, 2011

Each year, we publish a State of the Industry Report full of data that gives you a snapshot of the industry from year to year.

(Go here to download last year's report.)

'We make life's experiences possible'

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Invacare's Lou Slangen has a question for you: How would you describe what HME manufacturers and providers do?

If your answer is, "Well, they make and provide power wheelchairs and other home medical equipment," try again.

'All boats float in still water'

Monday, July 25, 2011

Invacare's Carl Will kicked off Invacare Media Day today with a speech about how HME manufacturers and providers alike need to be strategic, not tactical, thinkers if they want to survive the next few years.

Friday mash up: The heat, a lipdub and anchovies

Friday, July 22, 2011

It's Friday and is it me or does it seem like it's been a LONG week?

Human resources isn't an area where you want to run afoul of the law, as you'll see here

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

These two questions recently landed in the email inbox of Jeffrey Baird: What’s the difference between 1099 and W2 employees, and can I employ a medical director? Here’s what Baird, chairman of the Health Care Group at Amarillo, Texas-based Brown & Fortunato, had to say.