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Medtrade Show Daily

Become a healthcare navigator

September 23, 2016Jeff Rowe

ATLANTA - Reimbursement for home medical equipment continues to decrease and claims audits continue to increase, but there are still new markets available for HME providers, particularly in disease management.At Medtrade in Atlanta, Cheryl Henninger, an independent healthcare consultant, will show attendees what those new markets are and how to take advantage of them.HME News: What's your background in disease management?Cheryl Henninger: I have been a licensed registered respiratory therapist with...

disease management, Medtrade 2016


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On the Editor's Desk

2016: The year of numbers

January 11, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The February issue that we kick out the door later this week is the pre-show issue for Medtrade Spring. The March issue that we'll be working on next week: the show issue. Didn't we just turn the page to 2016? Why are we already talking about the March issue and Medtrade Spring? Ah, the perils of print publishing, which requires you to work months ahead of time. We'll have Q&As with speakers in the March issue to drum up interest in the educational program at Medtrade Spring. The three speakers we...

data, disease management, economies of scale, M&A, numbers, Outcomes


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Specialty Providers

ActiveCare ready to 'unlock' growth opportunity

December 3, 2013HME News Staff

OREM, Utah - ActiveCare, a diabetes and chronic disease management company, has retained DelMorgan & Co. to serve as its financial adviser, it was announced today.DelMorgan, an investment banking firm, will advise ActiveCare on strategic plans, including investments, and possible acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, according to a release.“With a substantial sales pipeline and the need to fund working capital for growth, solving ActiveCare's short-term financial challenges should...

ActiveCare, DelMorgan & Co., Diabetes, disease management


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Editorial

You have to make it happen

May 24, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I feel like we've heard a lot of HME providers talking about the important role that they play in helping to reduce hospital readmission rates, and I feel like we've seen some providers walking the walk, too.Take Alana HealthCare. In the May issue, Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty wrote about how this provider has reduced readmission rates for stage IV COPD patients with respiratory failure between 40% and 73%. That's pretty impressive.We've also written about efforts by Landauer Metropolitan, AmeriCare,...

disease management, Home Medical Equipment


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