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Short takes: Allina Health, Cardinal Health

July 28, 2015HME News Staff

Staff at Allina Health Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment has earned the Aids to Daily Living Specialist credential through Accessible Home Improvement of America. The certification is designed to assist professionals dealing in the retail environment of ADLs. Staff will be required to renew this certification every two years�Cardinal Health has named the winners of its annual Independent Pharmacy Best Practices award: Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Whiting, N.J., (Wellness Advantage category); Katterman's...

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), Allina Health, Award, Cardinal Health, Certification, Independent pharmacies

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Providers on grandfathering: Keep serving, keep collecting

May 10, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Grandfathering may help keep non-contract suppliers in Round 2 afloat, but it's only a temporary fix for them and their patients, they say. Non-contract suppliers must provide written notification of their decision whether or not to be a grandfathered supplier to all of their Medicare beneficiaries in a competitive bid area at least 30 business days prior to implementation of the program, or May 20. “My family has served this community since 1946,” said Jene Sego,...

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), Competitive Bidding, CPAP, Horn Medical Supply, Market Pricing Program (MPP), Medirest, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

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Maddak reels in another award

May 6, 2013HME News Staff

EDISON, N.J. - Maddak, Inc., a manufacturer of aids for daily living (ADL) products, can now add another award to its trophy case to go along with the Medtrade Spring Innovation Award it won in March. In recognition of Morph Wheels, the company's foldable wheelchair wheel, Maddak received the 2013 Design of the Year Award in the transportation category from London's Design Museum, according to a press release. “When we began developing Morph Wheels over three years ago, innovation and...

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), London's Design Museum, Maddak, Mobility, PMD, Wheelchair

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Amazon makes foray into HME

April 16, 2013HME News Staff

SEATTLE - has launched an online store that will sell certain home medical equipment, according to a press release. The store, called “50+ Active and Healthy Living,” will sell incontinence supplies, daily living and mobility aids, blood pressure monitors, and diabetes management items, but HME comprises only a fraction of the hundreds of thousands of products offered. Other products include everything from vitamins and supplements to activity monitors.

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), Amazon, Diabetes, Incontinence, Mobility

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Joy Comfort launches new website

March 25, 2013HME News Staff

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Joy Comfort, a medical supply company based here, has launched a new e-commerce website, according to a press release. The site offers a broad array of medical equipment and supplies, such aids to daily living, orthopedic products and comfort products, including a line of custom ergonomics products.

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), Ergonomics, Joy Comfort, Orthopedics

Business Development

'ADLs are the largest HME category, or will soon be'

August 24, 2012John Andrews

As Medicare becomes an increasingly difficult business environment for HME providers, it has become apparent that they need alternative sources of revenue. Retail is the most logical strategy, and aids to daily living (ADL) products offer easy access into that marketplace, manufacturers say.ADLs don't require a huge upfront investment or a lot of showroom space, they can complement just about any market focus, and, best of all, people are willing to pay cash for them. As a result, more providers...

Aids to Daily Living (ADL), Home Medical Equipment (HME)

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