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Special report: Technology gives Geneva Woods leg up

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10/03/2014

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about how the HME industry is forging a new identity. Click here to read the previous story.

Idustry in 'the shakeout phase'

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09/26/2014

Provider consolidation, a “shakeout” of companies serving the marketplace through mergers, acquisitions and closings, has been dramatically reducing the number of players in the HME industry.

LifeHME spreads tentacles beyond traditional payers

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09/26/2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In November 2013, provider Dewey Roof nobly set out to find “a new image that casts us as more than a provider of commodities.”

The voices of change

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09/26/2014

HME resistance

Assume dual roles of educator, communicator

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09/24/2013

Three years ago, AdvaCare Home Services launched a COPD program to monitor patient care data and communicate proactively with physicians and payers about their progress.

Industry call to action

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09/24/2013

Those in the industry know that HME’s not a commodity, and now’s the time to spread the word. Here are four ways HME providers help educate their community about the ways they provide service that is clinically sound, patient-preferred and cost-effective.

Communicating HME's value

The HME industry provides care that’s clinically sound, patient-preferred and cost-effective. Getting that message out will take data, persistence and a fresh mindset, stakeholders say.
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09/24/2013

Clinically sound. Patient-preferred. Cost-effective.

Word on the street

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09/25/2012

“Don’t allow yourself to get down. We all move in the direction of our dominant thought. If you think you’re going to be a victim, then you might as well start acting like road kill.” – Val Halamandaris

The future is in the numbers

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09/25/2012

Five percent of Americans consume 50% of our nation’s healthcare costs. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)