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CHME starts year on high note

January 12, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – California Home Medical Equipment kicked off the new year by acquiring a local pharmacy, part of its strategy to grow the business.  CHME, which was founded in 2003 by Bernie Zimmer and which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023, offers a full line of HME, including respiratory, custom mobility, nutrition and negative pressure wound therapy, to seven counties in the San Francisco area through two locations.  “This is a huge win for us,” said...

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In brief: New hires, new contracts and a new app

January 5, 2024HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - U.S. Rehab has named Tyler Mahncke president of U.S. Rehab following the recent retirement of Greg Packer. Since 2022, Mahncke has served as vice president of U.S. Rehab. He is also vice president of the DMERT Group, an industry non-profit organization that provides continuing education programs for service technicians in the DME and CRT space. “We are extremely excited for Tyler’s promotion to president of U.S. Rehab,” said Lindy Tentinger, president of VGM & Associates....

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CHME hires new director of marketing

January 4, 2024HME News Staff

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Melodie Shabat has joined California Home Medical Equipment as director of marketing and business development. Shabat has more than two decades of experience, including more than a decade dedicated to the health care industry and another decade focused on building market-penetrating strategies in the high-tech sector. "Her commitment to customers and the companies she represents is evident in her tireless energy and desire to bring products and services to customers...

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CHME’s Ed Ettleman to retire

December 29, 2023HME News Staff

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Ed Ettleman will retire after more than 17 years with California Home Medical Equipment and 45 years in the HME industry. Throughout his career, Ettleman has consistently gone the extra mile for patients, clinical partners and referrals. “After 17 years with CHME and 45 years in our industry, Ed Ettleman continues to strive to ensure we are all doing our very best to serve the needs of our patients, clinical partners and referrals,” said Bernie Zimmerman, CEO....

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