BUFFALO, N.Y. – What’s in a name? A lot, says Jim Travis, president of Buffalo Wheelchair.
The West Seneca, N.Y.-based provider has combined its respiratory and DME businesses under a new division called Buffalo Home Medical Supply.
YARMOUTH, Maine – Beth Ludwick has issued a call to action to providers: Start tweeting.
“Twitter has changed from a marketing ‘nice-to-have’ to a marketing ‘must-have,’” said Ludwick, senior director of communications for AAHomecare.
LINTHICUM, Md. – Respira Medical has acquired Respiratory Therapy Associates of PA, a move that will allow the provider to expand geographically and add new insurance networks.
YARMOUTH, Maine – It’s so big it’s been dubbed “Mobilegeddon,” but what does Google’s recent decision to favor mobile-friendly websites mean for HME providers?
ROCHESTER, Minn. – As a delivery driver for Corner Medical, Jeremy Severson is used to keeping his eyes on the road. Thankfully, on the day he rescued a man and his young daughter from drowning, he didn’t.
MAGNOLIA, N.J. – It’s not enough for Seth Auerbach, the president and owner of Komfort & Kare, to do retail. He wants to “reinvent the experience.”
Becoming a provider now isn’t as easy as it used to be. Just ask Jim Leedom, owner of Lomita, Calif.-based Home Health Depot.
“It’s a whole different ballgame,” says Leedom, who owned a small chain of waterbed stores in the 70s and 80s.
PITTSBURGH – AdvaCare Home Services aims to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes with its new Patient Partner Program.
MIRAMAR, Fla. – Univita Health is getting ready to grow again.
YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have long debated whether it’s best to specialize or diversify, but these days, the 800-pound gorilla that is Medicare is driving those decisions, they say.
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