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July 18, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MIAMI and ATLANTA - VIP Medical Group says it offers HME providers a one-stop shop for all their operational needs, now that it has brought on board long-time industry consultant Jane Wilkinson-Bunch.Wilkinson-Bunch, now a partner at VIP, will lead the company's new lineup of compliance, billing and consulting services.“With competitive bidding coming back and more providers outsourcing this time around due to the reductions in reimbursement, there's a heavy burden on them,” said Wilkinson-Bunch,...

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VIP Medical offers new services, led by Jane Wilkinson-Bunch

June 14, 2019HME News Staff

ATLANTA - VIP Medical Group has introduced a new lineup of compliance, billing and consulting services for HME and other healthcare providers. The new services will be led by Jane Wilkinson-Bunch, a veteran healthcare reimbursement specialist. “The healthcare industry is rapidly re-inventing itself, which poses unique challenges for providers seeking to build revenue in measurable ways, while at the same time offering high-level patient care,” said Michael Kochen, partner and COO of VIP...

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Mediware bolsters home health presence

July 13, 2018HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems has acquired Fazzi Associates, a Northampton, Mass.-based provider of coding services to the home health and hospice market. Fazzi also provides consulting, training, benchmarking and research to more than 1,400 agencies across all 50 states and Washington, D.C. “The acquisition creates a unique alignment between two health care (companies)—one in innovative software, the other in outsourced services, consultation, and education,” Mediware...

Coding, Consulting, Fazzi Associates, Home health, Mediware, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Software

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Lab Tactical launches online academy

February 20, 2018HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Lab Tactical Consulting has launched LabTac Academy, a collection of online courses for HME leaders. The courses draw on the Lab Tactical team's experiences in the field with providers. The first bundle of courses offered through the academy is called HME Business Basics and comprises “Excel for HME,” “Net Revenue in HME,” and “Baseline Metrics in HME.” “This series of three courses will share no-nonsense insight into managing the revenue metrics...

Consulting, Laboratory Tactical Consulting, Managing revenue, Metrics

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For financial health, don't neglect business side of operations

April 24, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

By the time David Franklin is brought on as a consultant, the company in question is often in dire need of a turnaround, he says. That's because “home infusion providers often make the mistake of treating the business side of things as an afterthought,” says the president of Ray, Mich.-based Advanced Care Consulting Services, a national health services consulting firm. Fortunately, Franklin is once again bringing his expertise to the National Home Infusion Association's annual...

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Short takes: Dynamic Seminars, ACHC

September 13, 2016HME News Staff

Long-time industry expert Louis Feuer has made available his first online series of courses and lectures. Leuer, president of Dynamic Seminars, now offers four courses and 18 lectures on how to build revenues through top-notch customer service…The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has a new partnership with the Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS). The partnership allows FAHCS members to receive special pricing on ACHC's accreditation services, as well as discounts on Accreditation...

Accreditation, Consulting, Customer Service, FAHCS, Louis Feuer

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Lab Tactical redesigns newsletter

June 17, 2016HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Lab Tactical has redesigned its “Lab Notes” email newsletter for HME providers. Now called “The Renaissance Provider,” the free newsletter will focus on sharing news about profitable, patient-centered solutions for HME businesses. The first edition includes tips on “How do I transition to an outcomes-driven clinical model?” Among the answers: replace the word outcome with value, and treat compliance criteria like a yield sign in your billing process.

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Weeks provides social media marketing services

April 15, 2014HME News Staff

MELBOURNE, Fla. - Wallace Weeks is back. The consultant, who left the HME industry four years ago to build a business around photography, has expanded his services to include managing social media marketing for HME providers. Image Centric Media's “HME Social” performs social media marketing tasks for HME providers, rather than consulting with them on what they should do. “Many small and mid-size businesses have realized that social media marketing is now essential, yet they lack...

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Allied provides HME solutions to Amerinet healthcare facilities

April 8, 2014HME News Staff

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Allied Management Solutions, an HME management and consulting company, has signed an agreement with Amerinet to provide a variety of solutions to its members. Amerinet partners with healthcare facilities to help them maximize efficiency, trim overall costs and provide unique revenue-generating opportunities. As part of the agreement, which went into effect April 1, Amerinet members will have access to a variety of Allied's solutions—everything from compliance support...

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Q&A: Dr. Doran Edwards

June 7, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

BALTIMORE - How does research influence public policy—and vice versa? Providers and clinicians who participate in research to help get new technology to patients sooner should keep this relationship in mind, says Dr. Doran Edwards, chief manager at Advanced Healthcare Consulting. Edwards will join Sunrise Medical's Rita Hostak to present “How Science Influences Public Policy in Seating and Mobility” at the Wheeled Mobility State of the Science conference July 1-2, part of RESNA's...

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