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AmeriCare Medical takes its message on air

January 27, 2017HME News Staff

TROY, Mich. - AmeriCare Medical, which provides medical staffing, private duty nursing, DME and specialized pharmacy services, has launched a TV show to address a variety of health-related topics specific to baby boomers. “As baby boomers continue to age, they are finding themselves in a unique situation where they are not only caretakers for their parents, but also dealing with health concerns of their own,” said Greg Jamian, president and CEO of AmeriCare Medical. “This new show...

Baby Boomers, HME News, TV

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On the Editor's Desk

Hit the sweet spot and other words of wisdom, Part 1

July 15, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I asked this year's slate of speakers for the HME News Business Summit what different avenues they think HME providers should be exploring, and what risks they should be taking. Here's how you can hit the sweet spot and other words of wisdom. Young boomers provide customer base with longer life cycle “HME providers should be thinking and executing 'differently.' In a time where technology and the power of choice, search, and selection are moving faster than the speed...

Baby Boomers, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Summit, Technology

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Smart Talk

Retail: Cultivate retail culture

September 9, 2014Jim Greatorex

A. With the the baby boomers aging and their disposable income at an all-time high, it is not a question of whether HME retail will be a successful venture, it's more a question of whether it's a good fit for your business.It can be if you can set the right culture within your organization and separate it from your third- party payer business and, more importantly, the employees who primarily deal with third-party payers and referrals. This mindset must begin at the top.Many of us have been very...

Baby Boomers, Culture, Retail

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Study: Walker use increases among baby boomers

June 14, 2013HME News Staff

CHICAGO - A study recently featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that baby boomers are twice as likely to use an assistive walking device than the generation before them. While medicine has improved substantially during the lifetimes of baby boomers and their life expectancy has risen, the study suggests that overall health is lower than the previous generation and this may, in part, explain the increased use of walking devices. Among baby boomers analyzed in the study,...

Assistive Technology, Baby Boomers, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Home Medical Equipment (HME), JAMA

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