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Nick Knowlton

Smart Talk

Interoperability: Face the challenges

May 9, 2022Nick Knowlton

Q. If interoperability is simply about getting the right information to the right place at the right time, then why isn't it happening more often?  A. The answer, unfortunately, is that it's not always that simple. For a long time, the topic of interoperability was often synonymous with frustration for patients and providers alike. Instead of being sent electronically, information was locked in paper documents, misplaced, not sent at all or sent too late. With increasing industry...

Brightree, Home Medical Equipment, Interoperability, Nick Knowlton

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Matt Mellott

Also Noted

Brightree’s Mellott named Best MedTech CEO 

May 6, 2022HME News Staff

PEACHTREE, Ga. – Brightree CEO Matt Mellott has been named Best MedTech CEO in the 2022 MedTech Breakthrough Awards. The award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the global health and medical technology market. As Brightree CEO, Mellott has overseen a revamp of Brightree’s product team, and spearheaded development and execution of a comprehensive connected care strategy that addresses unique sets of market shifts and challenges permeating the HME and home...

Brightree, Matt Mellott, medtech

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Business Development

Interoperability gains traction with HME

April 29, 2022John Andrews

Interoperability – the cyber pipeline for data sharing among various providers on the health care continuum – has been evolving over the past two decades since its launch during President George W. Bush’s administration in 2004. It was adopted primarily by large acute care organizations during its formative period, but it appears providers in the post-acute sector, including HME companies, are finally jumping on board.  “Health care interoperability is essential for...

Brightree, Home Medical Equipment, Interoperability, Prochant, Tactical Back Office

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Brightree enhances pharmacy solution 

March 14, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Brightree has implemented more than one dozen major enhancements to its Brightree Business Management Solution for Pharmacy that will allow home infusion pharmacies to automate critical daily tasks and reduce manual burdens on staff. Enhancements include:  Comprehensive patient intake – New customizable, role-driven workflows guide each staff member through their portion of the patient intake process, with indicators for required information at each stage.  Discharge...

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Matt Mellott


Brightree evolves strategy

February 11, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. – Brightree CEO Matt Mellott says the company has a four-pronged approach to connected care this year that will improve engagement with patients, referral sources and payers.  That strategy: keep patients at the center of everything it does, drive efficiency with more automation, bring data to bear to increase capabilities and develop an ecosystem of integrated solutions.  Here’s what Mellott had to say about the trends in HME and beyond that are...

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AAHomecare names Mellott, Pontzius to board

November 4, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare this week added two experienced HME leaders to its board of directors: Matt Mellott of Brightree and Tom Pontzius of 3B Medical Products. “AAHomecare’s effectiveness as an advocate for our industry is dependent on the savvy and highly accomplished HME professionals who make up our board of directors,” said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare president and CEO. “Proven leaders like Matt Mellott and Tom Pontzius make this group even stronger and will help us win on...

3B Medical, aahomecare, Brightree

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Medtrade Show Daily

Q&A with Brightree's Haddad, Pannu

August 31, 2021Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Pandemic or no pandemic, work from home is here to stay, which makes tracking productivity even more vital for providers to manage operations. HME News recently spoke to Medtrade East speakers, Jas Pannu, vice president of product management at Brightree, and Fadi Haddad, director of data and analytics at the company, about why productivity tracking matters and what to consider going forward.   HME News: What's the role of analytics and KPIs in tracking productivity?  Jas...

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ResMed taps Ghoshal to head SaaS business

August 26, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has promoted Bobby Ghoshal to president of the SaaS business effective immediately, replacing Raj Sodhi, who will leave Sept. 1. Ghoshal has more than 25 years of experiences across medical and technology industries, most recently as ResMed’s chief technology officer. From February 2016 to April 2018, he served as COO for Brightree, which is owned by ResMed. “As we look ahead to 2025, we believe the future of healthcare is outside the hospital and we have an amazing...

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In brief: Medline acquisition, BOC honor, Brightree integration

May 21, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline plans to acquire a significant portion of the Hudson RCI brand of respiratory products from Teleflex, in a bid to strengthen its offerings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hudson RCI’s oxygen and aerosol therapy, active humidification and pulmonary hygiene products will complement Medline’s respiratory portfolio; will add two manufacturing facilities in Arlington Heights, Ill., and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico; and will add 1,000 employees. “Hudson...

BOC, Brightree, Medline, Quipt Home Medical, Vents

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Business Development

Pandemic accelerated interoperability need

April 29, 2021John Andrews

Between Zoom meetings, working remotely and virtual schooling, COVID-19 dramatically altered the way we connect with each other over the past year and in some respects, it forced people to utilize and better understand communications technology. It is emblematic of the adage “necessity is the mother of invention” – especially for HME providers toward business automation and interoperability. Information technology specialists are encouraged by signs of burgeoning connectivity...

Brightree, Computers Unlimited, Coronavirus Outbreak, Interoperability

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