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Q&A " McDevitt: Technology enhances patient care

December 20, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

After several years of consulting HME providers, Anna McDevitt says it was serendipity that led her to switch sides.Both companies had similar views in how they'd like to see technology make the delivery of post-acute care easier, she said.“I care a lot about what happens to the people we take care of in this industry and I was excited by how important the patient was in figuring out solutions for the LifeH2H team,” she said.McDevitt spoke with HME News recently about how technology and...

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Quality care model pegged as 'new frontier'

October 24, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA - As health care continues its shift from a quantity to quality care model, there's no simple answer as to how DME providers can make sure they're part of the picture, said attorneys at Medtrade on Monday. “(Accountable care organizations) are like a Rubix cube—it's really complicated to put together,” said Matthew Agnew, an attorney with Polsinelli, during the session, “Establishing Referral Arrangements with Hospitals and Physicians through Quality...

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AAHomecare tries to make it personal

July 27, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - A businessman at heart, it doesn't sit well with Tom Ryan that AAHomecare's membership numbers have been flat for the past three years.That's why Ryan, the president and CEO of the association, has enlisted Laboratory Tactical Consulting to help bring in new members and help retain existing members.“AAHomecare is the umbrella that ties this industry together,” he said. “We have to make sure we're a healthy, robust national association.”AAHomecare and Laboratory...

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Stakeholders challenge OIG

January 16, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The Office of Inspector General (OIG) says it will use Medicare claims data to review the impact of competitive bidding on beneficiary access to DME, but industry stakeholders don't want the agency to stop there. “If our industry is allowed to provide the information that we have been collecting for fair judgment, we are hopeful that the OIG would come to the same conclusion that the bid program has negative impacts on beneficiaries,” said Kelly Turner, director of...

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Know what you're trying to accomplish

September 26, 2014Jeff Rowe

ATLANTA - Many HME providers want to diversify their product lines, but it's no secret that many aren't quite sure how best to go about doing it. At Medtrade, in a session entitled, “Adding a Product Line to Your Existing Business,” Anna McDevitt, president of Laboratory Marketing, explains why, because there's such a wide range of products in the market, providers need to focus their efforts.HME News: We hear a lot of talk about diversification. Is this something providers are thinking...

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Cape Medical drives roadworthy contest

May 23, 2014Leah Hoenen

SANDWICH, Mass. - Cape Medical Supply is asking people to keep their eyes open and smartphones handy. Posting a photo of one of the provider's delivery vehicles on Facebook could earn them a Dunkin Donuts gift card.“They act as sort of a rolling billboard for the company and, other than a bill or a sales representative's business card, it's often the first part of the company the end customer sees,” said Craig Orsi, account director at Grouper Design, which provides PR and design services...

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Pre-show schedule now includes online marketing seminar

July 30, 2013HME News Staff

ORLANDO - There's a new pre-show seminar scheduled for Medtrade: Marketing consultants Lisa Wells and Anna McDevitt will present “Keeping your business ahead of the digital curve” on Oct. 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wells, president of Get Social Consulting, and McDevitt, president of Laboratory Marketing, will take attendees through scalable marketing principles using entertaining stories, in-class activities, videos and real-world examples. Attendees will learn how to create compelling...

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