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Vendors

Deeper dive on deal

February 21, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - Brightree's acquisition of SnapWorx ups the company's CPAP resupply game, allowing it to better serve providers of varying sizes, says CEO Matt Mellott.Here's what Mellott had to say about SnapWorx's “intelligent technology” and why providers should be increasingly looking to apply that technology to the resupply process.On the Snap difference“They've focused on call center workflow optimization, things different than what Brightree has been focused on in the past, as...

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Vendors

Brightree deepens resupply offering

January 31, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - Brightree has signed on to buy SnapWorx, a Brentwood, Tenn.-based software company that provides a patient contact management and workflow optimization platform for the CPAP resupply market. ResMed CEO Mick Farrell announced the deal during the company's Jan. 30 conference call to discuss its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020. “The combination of Brightree's technology and logistical services with this new SnapWorx technology creates the largest...

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Specialty Providers

Sleep Coaches heightens patient engagement

January 31, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MINNEAPOLIS - Mark Boardman has sold his HME business to focus on his proprietary CPAP resupply platform and live-call program called Sleep Coaches. Boardman first developed the program for his business, after realizing there had to be a better way to connect with his CPAP patients, who only responded to automated phone calls about 15% of the time. “Right after the patient is set up on CPAP, we have respiratory therapists start following up and we let the patient know that they have...

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ResMed reports double-digit growth, announces software acquisition

January 31, 2020HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed reported net revenues of $736.2 million for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2019, compared to $651.1 million for the same period in 2018, a 13% increase. Net income was $160.6 million compared to $124.6 million, a 29% increase. “We had a strong December quarter with double-digit top-line growth and further gross margin expansion, as well as continued fiscal discipline that resulted in improvements in operating leverage and double-digit growth at the bottom line,”...

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News

AAHomecare submits comments on Stark Law, resupplies

August 23, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare emphasized the importance of coordinated care in its comments to CMS on possibly relaxing the Stark Law.The Stark Law is designed to prevent physicians from ordering services and products for Medicare beneficiaries when the motivation is to make money.In its comments, however, AAHomecare states that the Stark Law may “overly limit” healthcare providers—not only physicians but also HME providers, therapists (respiratory, physical and occupational), home health...

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Also Noted

VGM Fulfillment expands footprint

August 22, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Fulfillment has opened a resupply distribution center in Nashville, Tenn. The 40,000-square-foot warehouse is staffed with 22 existing employees who are familiar with CPAP resupply, according to a press release. “Expanding our operations to a logistics hub like Nashville allows us to route some of our resupply order volume to the new facility—ensuring that patients located in the southern and eastern United States will receive their orders even quicker, resulting...

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Business Development

Sleep market embraces tech

May 29, 2018John Andrews

Seeking encouraging news among the chronic beleaguerment in the HME market can be a challenge, but one area where providers may find hope is with sleep therapy. As the category matures, awareness of obstructive sleep apnea is growing among the public and in the physician community, where more patients are being prescribed CPAP therapy.VGM Respiratory, a division of Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Group, has seen the growth firsthand.“Family practice and internal medicine physicians, as well as nurse...

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VGM Fulfillment launches compression resupply program

May 2, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Fulfillment has launched a compression stocking resupply program. The new program complements its existing CPAP resupply program, which ships more than 2 million orders annually, according to a press release. “We are excited to expand our offering of services outside of CPAP fulfillment to include compression stocking fulfillment,” said Jeremy Stolz, president of VGM Fulfillment. “Similar to CPAP, the compression market is growing. This new service allows the...

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Brightree launches 'one solution' for resupply

October 19, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Brightree has launched Brightree ConnectPRO, a CPAP resupply management program that combines Brightree's technology, services and data analytics into one solution to manage and retain patients. Brightree ConnectPRO includes: Brightree Connect patient contact management software; Performance Concierge Services; Revenue Cycle Management Resupply Intake Services, which includes processing all paperwork and verification of benefits; AllCall Connect; and data analytics. “We have witnessed...

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Vendors

Brightree taps customer input

September 22, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - When CMS rolled out competitive bidding pricing nationwide in 2016, Brightree leadership spent much of the next year on the road to see and understand firsthand the challenges their provider customers were facing.“This challenge magnified the urgency of our mission and compressed the timetable we had set for ourselves for meeting with customers and developing needed solutions,” said CEO Matt Mellott, who replaced Dave Cormack as CEO in July of last year, just as the second and...

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