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MHA sponsors home infusion benchmarking program 

December 15, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Managed Health Care Associates, an alternate site  group purchasing organization, will serve as the 2021 sponsor of The National Home Infusion Foundation’s benchmarking program. The goal of the program: to establish national standards for patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes for home and specialty infusion. “Through the NHIF benchmarking initiatives, the industry can advocate effectively for expanding access to home infusion services, validate...

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NHIA finalizes data definitions

February 26, 2016HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Home Infusion Association has released its final set of Standard Definitions for Patient Outcomes Data to establish national benchmarks. The definitions, developed by a volunteer task force, include: adverse drug reaction, emergency department use, unplanned hospitalization, and medication error. "By collecting uniform data, the home and specialty infusion industry will take an important step toward describing and quantifying the value of home infusion as a critical...

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On the Editor's Desk

Let me blog your ear off

July 10, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

My colleagues know that if I'm in the kitchen popping popcorn in the middle of the afternoon, I'm stuck on something (other than what to make for dinner—what do you think for tonight, black bean burgers?). This afternoon, it's this blog. I like to write two blogs a week, usually on Tuesday and Thursday, and today's Tuesday. Usually, I'm not at a loss for what to blog about, but with the beautiful weather in Maine this week (think 80 degrees, full sun, occasional white puffy clouds, low humidity),...

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On the Editor's Desk

Live blogging from HME Business Summit: How do you measure up?

September 13, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Publisher Rick Rector just gave a shout out to this year's sponsors: Invacare, Philips Respironics, Dream Software, First Quality, Fastrack, QS/1, Brightree, Permobil, CPR+ and Medtrade. First presentation: "How do you measure up? The 4th Annual HME News/SRA Financial Benchmark Study" 192 respondents took the survey, 69% were DME providers. Rick Glass of Steven Richards & Associates on the majority of providers, 56%, having only one location: "They're having to service them from a single location,...

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Vendors

The Compliance Team: It's 'all about continuous improvement'

January 26, 2010Mike Moran

SPRING HOUSE, Pa. - The Compliance Team has developed a new Internet tool that's designed to take patient satisfaction to a whole new level, said company President Sandra Canally. The accreditation company's new benchmarking tool went live last month and allows providers to chart patient satisfaction weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually in eight different areas. It also lets them compare their efforts against universal benchmarks--the averages of all providers who use the new Web tool. "This...

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