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ACHC adds Rommie Johnson as associate program director 

December 6, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has hired Rommie Johnson, MPH, PMP, CHC, to serve as its associate program director. Johnson has more than 10 years of experience in health care compliance, accreditation operations, and project and business management with leading national accreditors of outpatient health care settings. In his new role, Johnson will direct the Ambulatory Surgery Center and Office-Based Surgery programs at ACHC and manage the strategic direction for ASC/OBS...

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In brief: Allina Health partnership, TRICARE appeal, DME scams

October 21, 2022HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS – Allina Health has partnered with venture capital firm Flare Capital Partners to launch Inbound Health, a new company that enables health systems and health plans to offer hospital-at-home and skilled nursing-at-home programs.  Allina Health and Flare Capital are leading a $20 million fundraising round for Inbound Health to scale successful acute care-at-home programs nationally through their unique partnership model, they say.  “The home hospital programs...

ACHC, Allina Health, Direct Supply, Home Medical Equipment, Soleo Health, TRICARE


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ACHC names officers

August 25, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has announced new officers for its board of commissioners. Roy G. Chew, PhD, chair of the board, is retired as president of Kettering Health Network in southwest Ohio; Brock Slabach, MPH, FACHE, vice chair, is COO for the National Rural Health Association; Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA, FACOG, secretary, is a past president and former national secretary of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and recently retired...

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ACHC’s Tim Safley on a provider’s worth

June 24, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care recently published a 2021 annual report that highlights recent accomplishments, including its new programs for clinical respiratory patient management and custom mobility and its increased educational offerings.  Tim Safley, program director for the DMEPOS, Sleep and Mobile Dentistry accreditation programs, shared how the role of accrediting organizations is evolving along with its customers.  HME News: Why did ACHC want...

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ACHC names VP of medical affairs

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ACHC names VP of medical affairs

June 15, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has hired Gerald Maccioli, MD, MBA, FCCM, FASA, an anesthesiologist and prolific researcher and presenter, to serve as its vice president of medical affairs. Maccioli, who brings extensive experience in quality improvement across a range of settings, will be responsible for developing meaningful integration across ACHC’s clinical programs to ensure accredited organizations foster sound medical practices, achieve quality...

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In brief: Quipt acquires, Humana divests, F&P debuts

April 22, 2022HME News Staff

CINCINNATI – Quipt Home Medical has acquired Good Night Medical, a business with operations across seven states, for about $7 million in cash.  The acquisition provides Quipt Home Medical with expansion opportunities into Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas, where it doesn’t have a presence.  “Good Night Medical strengthens our healthcare network across multiple states, enhancing our national coverage sphere over an area that includes about 5 million COPD sufferers...

ACHC, CPAP, Fisher & Paykel, Good Night Medical, Harmar, Humana, Orthotics, Quipt Home Medical


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ACHC launches Telehealth Certification

April 21, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) now offers a Telehealth Certification that focuses on improving patient outcomes for organizations using remote patient monitoring, biometrics and video and audio technologies for encounters or education.  “The pandemic really pushed health care providers to adopt and grow telehealth services to maintain access for patients and, as a result, many of our clients were seeking ways to optimize this offering in...

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Encore exec earns certification

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Encore exec earns certification

January 24, 2022HME News Staff

LIVINGSTON, Tenn. – Encore Healthcare has announced that its vice president of clinical operations, Carrie Hylton-Proffitt, RRT, has earned certification by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide consulting services. Hylton-Proffitt completed an intensive consultant training program demonstrating competence in ACHC survey preparation, including comprehensive knowledge of standards and processes for pharmacy and DMEPOS. “At Encore Healthcare, we are committed to...

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In brief: AAHomecare campaign, PHE extension, telehealth review

April 23, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has tapped public relations firm Keybridge Communications for a media campaign to build awareness of the value of HME.  “Stepping up our strategic communications capacity is essential to our continued efforts to bring home more policy wins for HME suppliers and manufacturers,” said Tom Ryan, president and CEO. “Keybridge Communications brings a strong level of experience in developing effective messages and...

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ACHC launches Palliative Care Accreditation

April 20, 2021HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care is launching a Palliative Care Accreditation program to advance quality of care and improve patient outcomes in this growing field of health care. Although it’s more traditionally viewed as end-of-life hospice care, palliative care is expanding to include specialized services for all patients with serious illnesses, regardless of their age or prognosis, ACHC says. “Palliative care is emerging as an effective way to help seriously...

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