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AHIA brings tech to home mods biz


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group’s Accessible Home Improvement of America will launch an app for the iPad at Medtrade later this month that will go a long way toward streamlining and standardizing the home modifications business.

BraunAbility sells to Swedish investment firm


WINAMAC, Ind. – BraunAbility has signed an agreement to sell to Patricia Industries, a division of Stockholm, Sweden-based Investor AB.

Turf wars

For AOs, approved by Medicare doesn’t necessarily mean approved by private insurers

When it comes to accreditation, many private insurers need to get with the times, accreditation organizations say.

Busy cycle year for accreditation


Since HME providers need to get re-surveyed every three years to keep their accreditation status current, 2015 was already destined to be a busy year for Bob Weir.

EZ-Access sights its scope on larger home accessibility market


ALGONA, Wash. – Betting that home accessibility is about to take off in a big way, EZ-Access is positioning itself as a “one-stop shop solution” for HME providers in that market, says CEO Don Everard.

Cardinal Health targets the home


DUBLIN, Ohio – Cardinal Health now offers certain products direct to the consumer through a new “Hospital Quality at Home” brand.

The brand offers products in advanced wound care, first aid, personal care and home healthcare.

EZ-Access makes buy


ALGONA, Wash. – EZ-Access took a step toward expansion this week, acquiring Worldwide Mobility, it announced Sept. 14.

Not playing around

Providers that mean business need CRM, say PlayMaker CRM and VGM

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – PlayMaker CRM is trying to stake a claim for itself in the HME market by offering a system tailored to the provider-referral source relationship.

Plaintiff reaches proposed settlement with Invacare


NEW YORK – The lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Invacare has reached a proposed settlement of $11 million in cash, according to a statement from lead counsel Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman.

Integration vs. interoperability

'Providers who are not connected in this way will become irrelevant'

ATLANTA – Integration and interoperability are both important, but interoperability is the new frontier in health care, says Brightree CEO Dave Cormack.