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Byram advocates for working women

September 6, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Breast pumps allow women to return to work while still nursing, but many don't know they have rights to make that transition easier. That's something Byram Healthcare wants to change, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.“It's part of Byram's social responsibility to educate new moms that this is a benefit to them,” said Bernocchi. “We also wanted to develop working tools that they can bring to their employer if their employer is unaware.”Byram, whichsells about 15,000...

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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Fewer than one in five working moms who breastfeed know their rights in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by Byram Healthcare. Wakefield Research, which conducted the survey, polled 1,000 working moms in the U.S. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding or recently breastfed. More than half of working moms (52%) said they didn't know they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth. They said they were...

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Byram Healthcare pushes toward future of health care

November 9, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - From its start as Byram Surgical on the banks of Connecticut's Byram River, to its recent, multistate contract with Kaiser Permanente, Byram Healthcare has continued to evolve with the healthcare market, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.The provider, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies, and breast pumps.“There is a continual migration of the patient...

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In brief: Study highlights bid program's flaws, Amazon eyes medical supplies pilot

July 20, 2018HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - Add the Pacific Research Institute to the long list of economists and researchers who believe CMS's current competitive bidding program for HME is inefficient at best and dangerous at worst.PRI's study, “Reforming CMS' Competitive Bidding Process to Improve Quality and Sustainability,” borrows on the work of Peter Cramton, an economist and outspoken critic of the program, and research firms like Dobson DaVanzo & Associates.“Medicare patients are receiving lower quality...

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Innovest Global secures contract with Byram Healthcare

July 17, 2018HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Innovest Global has announced that it has secured a call center contract with Byram Healthcare. “Byram Healthcare is well-positioned for continued growth and ran a competitive bid process to find a call center partner that would assist and support its growth,” Innovest Global stated in a press release. “The new contract builds on an existing relationship and Byram Healthcare believes that the Innovest Call Center will generate additional sales for Byram.” Innovest...

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In brief: AAH 'embraces' e-prescribing, Medicare Advantage gets 3.4% increase

April 6, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare's Executive Committee will examine e-prescribing platforms to recommend the best solution for its provider members.“It's time for the HME community to move away from the fax machine and individual paper prescriptions, and fully embrace e-prescribing,” said Steve Ackerman, AAHomecare chairman and president of Spectrum Medical, in a bulletin. “Companies that invest in e-prescribing will be able to fill orders more efficiently to the benefit of patients and...

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Byram Healthcare signs up for eOrdersPlus

April 3, 2018HME News Staff

CARMEL, Ind. - Byram Healthcare will participate in the Preferred Supplier Program with Stratice Healthcare. As part of the program, Byram will use Stratice's eOrdersPlus solution to better serve its physician partners and patients with their medical supply needs in urology, diabetes, wound care, ostomy and incontinence. The solution's direct electronic connectivity replaces an otherwise inefficient, largely paper-based ordering process, the companies say. “eOrdersPlus will help improve health...

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Moneyline: Two big deals, one week

May 5, 2017HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - Owens & Minor, a global healthcare services company providing supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers, has agreed to pay about $380 million for Byram Healthcare, it announced May 2.The White Plains N.Y.-based Byram is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies.“Expanding across the continuum of care is a strategic imperative for us,” said P. Cody Phipps, president and CEO...

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Owens & Minor 'expands continuum' with Byram acquisition

May 4, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RICHMOND, Va. - Owens & Minor, a global healthcare services company providing supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers, has agreed to pay about $380 million for Byram Healthcare, it announced May 2.The White Plains N.Y.-based Byram is a leading supplier of home medical supplies, including ostomy, wound care, urology, diabetes and incontinence supplies.“Expanding across the continuum of care is a strategic imperative for us,” said P. Cody Phipps, president and CEO...

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