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PJ Ruflin


Sunset Healthcare maximizes position as partner 

April 24, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions, which is celebrating its 20th year, is not the same company it used to be, in part because it has stayed true to the mantra of always letting its HME customers steer its offerings and direction, says P.J. Ruflin.  When it was launched in 2004 by Greg Wood and CEO Chris Slosar, the company offered CPAP filters and tubing, but over the years it has expanded into CPAP masks, chinstraps, oxygen cannulas and other respiratory devices and accessories.  “Our...

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Binson’s turns 70 

June 16, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CENTER LINE, Mich. – Binson’s Medical Equipment and Supplies, which in July will celebrate its 70th anniversary, has grown from a small neighborhood pharmacy selling prescriptions, greeting cards and cigarettes to one of the largest family owned HME providers in the country, but at its roots, it remains a “people business.”  And being a people business means embracing retail, a big source of the provider’s success, says CEO Nick Binson.  “You have...

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Alpine Home Medical: Still going and still growing


Alpine Home Medical: Still going and still growing

March 18, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SALT LAKE CITY - Alpine Home Medical is turning 25 this year and is growing faster than ever, many thanks to its independent spirit, says CEO Jay Broadbent.   “Being an independent provider gives us a lot of freedom to do things the way we think they ought to be done,” he said. “We’re much more nimble than a large national company, so we can make a decision and go with it immediately."  Today, Broadbent leads 10 Alpine Home Medical locations in Utah and Idaho,...

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Weesie Walker


NRRTS celebrates 30 years

December 13, 2021HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2022 by featuring people, memories, accomplishments, struggles and growth once a week for the first 30 weeks of the year.  “We’re proud of what we’ve done, what we’ve become and where we’re going,” said Weesie Walker, executive director of NRRTS. “We still have a long way to go, and we’re dedicated to the continuing support and advancement of CRT suppliers.”  NRRTS...

Anniversary, Certification, Complex Rehab, National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS)

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United Spinal marks 75th anniversary

February 16, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – United Spinal Association celebrates 75 years of providing people with spinal cord injuries and disorders valuable programs and services that maximize their independence and quality of life. “As we reflect on United Spinal’s impact to advance disability rights throughout its history, we look forward to future progress in building an inclusive world that offers people with SCI/D new opportunities to become leaders, advocates and innovators,” said Vincent Piscopo,...

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VGM Insurance marks 30 years in business

November 3, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Insurance Services, a division of VGM Group, is celebrating 30 years providing specialty insurance programs for a variety of niche industries. “We're excited to celebrate such an important milestone,” said Mike Mallaro, VGM's CEO. “VGM Group as a whole has experienced significant growth over the past three decades, and VGM Insurance has been essential to that progress.” Over the last five years, VGM Insurance has seen tremendous growth - it has...

Anniversary, Cyber Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Excess Liability, General and Professional Liability, Property, Vehicle, VGM Insurance, Workers' Compensation

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Prime Engineering rises from humble beginnings

July 24, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Prime Engineering celebrates its 36th anniversary this year. “We have gone from our humble beginnings of rolling carts out onto the driveway each morning to have room in the one-care garage to make room to cut and weld frames,” said Mary Boegel, president. “We were making one Grandstand at a time and selling it out of the back of our van. We would use that money to make two more.” Prime Engineering has since grown to an international company with 36 employees,...

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Apria marks 25th anniversary

June 24, 2020HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Apria Healthcare is celebrating 25 years in business. The company was formed in 1995, when two U.S. home health care companies, Homedco Group and Abbey Healthcare, were combined. Over the years, Apria says it has provided equipment and services to patients in disaster-struck areas, demonstrated its commitment to veterans and military spouses through hiring programs, and initiated green earth projects to salvage repair parts and recycle scrap metal on unusable equipment. “During...


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Wear your love for RESNA

March 18, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - RESNA has partnered with Jim Coleman, Ltd., to offer a branded line of RESNA merchandise to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The organization's members can purchase polo shirts and coffee mugs to become brand ambassadors. RESNA will celebrate its anniversary at its annual conference, July 8-11 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The conference's theme this year: Inspiring the Next 40 Years.

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Jackson Medical Supply hits 20 years

July 18, 2019HME News Staff

VACAVILLE, Calif. - Jackson Medical Supply celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party at its store in Vacaville, Calif., on July 17, according to the Daily Republic. “I love it,” Dallas Jackson, who owns the company with his wife Wendy Jackson, told the newspaper. “We are selling products that help people.” The company provides a variety of DME but considers power lift-and-recline chairs its biggest seller. The Jacksons were working for a medical supply company in the Bay...

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