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PJ Ruflin


Sunset Healthcare maximizes position as partner 

April 24, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions, which is celebrating its 20th year, is not the same company it used to be, in part because it has stayed true to the mantra of always letting its HME customers steer its offerings and direction, says P.J. Ruflin.  When it was launched in 2004 by Greg Wood and CEO Chris Slosar, the company offered CPAP filters and tubing, but over the years it has expanded into CPAP masks, chinstraps, oxygen cannulas and other respiratory devices and accessories.  “Our...

Anniversary, Disposable Medical Supplies, Sunset Healthcare Solutions

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Business Development

Active medical supplies market full of evolution

March 1, 2024John Andrews

For sheer volume, the medical supplies category tops the HME industry in terms of breadth and depth of product options. It encompasses several categories, including urology, ostomy, wound care, enteral nutrition, incontinence, breast pumps, CPAP and diabetes management supplies, including continuous glucose monitors.  While this may seem unwieldy, it represents a smorgasbord of business options and opportunities for HME providers, manufacturers in the field say.  “The medical...

Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), Disposable Medical Supplies

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Adam Bries

Specialty Providers

Henry Schein ‘follows patient home’

January 26, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Henry Schein’s recent acquisition of Shield Healthcare, combined with a previous acquisition in 2021, gives it the national platform it needs to grow the home care segment of its business, say company execs.  Henry Schein, a provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical professionals, first entered the market when it acquired Prism Medical, a provider of wound care supplies, primarily in the Eastern U.S. Shield Healthcare offers a portfolio...

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Specialty Providers

Home Care Delivered buys Medline’s DMEPOS supplier biz

October 16, 2023HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Home Care Delivered, a provider of diabetes, incontinence, wound, urological and ostomy supplies, has bought the DMEPOS supplier business unit of Medline Industries.  HCD says the strategic move will enhance its market presence, expand its geographical footprint and provide access to a broader customer base, while reinforcing its relationships with patients, health care plans and manufacturers.  "By integrating Medline's DMEPOS supplier assets, we are accelerating...

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Quipt partners with Cardinal to provide supplies 

July 26, 2022HME News Staff

CINCINNATI – Quipt Home Medical has executed a contract with Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health at-Home.  Per the contract, Quipt has agreed to sell and Cardinal has agreed to supply and distribute disposable medical supplies nationwide.  “Cardinal will service our entire operating footprint, consisting of 94 locations across the country, aimed at increasing distribution channels while decreasing costs,” said Greg Crawford, chairman and CEO of Quipt. “Furthermore,...

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Gordy Fox

Specialty Providers

HCD: Value is name of game  

April 30, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

GLEN ALLEN, Va. – Home Care Delivered plans to use a recent investment to increase its reach in the disposables market, says Gordy Fox, CEO and founder.  HCD, a provider of disposable medical supplies, announced in April that it had received a majority equity investment from BPOC, a Chicago-based private equity firm.  “They are bullish on the market,” he said. “This allows us to accelerate what we are doing today and dive deeper into markets that we are in...

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Aeroflow partners with MTI to provide disposables

December 4, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has partnered with MTI America, a workers compensation insurer, to provide incontinence supplies, catheters and CPAP supplies to its members. “We are thrilled to partner with a like-minded organization like MTI America, who for over 25 years has established itself as a patient-first organization, a vision we share in common,” said Savanah Atkins, strategic partnerships associate at Aeroflow Healthcare. “Aeroflow has continued to grow at a rapid...

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180 Medical hands out scholarships

November 13, 2019HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical, a provider specializing in disposable medical supplies, has named seven recipients of $1,000 scholarships. “Each year, we're amazed at the huge hurdles so many of our scholarship applicants have overcome and still maintain an attitude of positivity and perseverance,” said Mark Jassey, COO. “It's a true honor to be able to assist the recipients in their future career goals.” Todd Brown, the founder of 180 Medical, started the scholarship...

180 Medical, Disposable Medical Supplies, scholarships

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Specialty Providers

Supplies market puts providers in tough spot

September 3, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Dwindling reimbursement for disposable medical supplies is hampering patients when it comes to choice, say providers.“Everything is low and getting lower,” said David Cardina, director of sales for ABC Medical. “We've got some go-to products that we feel are a great quality at a value to us, but sometimes we lose money on an order because it's the right product for the patient.”One troubling trend that providers have seen: Medicaid managed care plans...

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180 Medical inks agreement with insurer

July 31, 2019HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical has partnered with insurer CareMore to provide high-quality disposable medical supplies to its members in Arizona and California. “180 Medical strives to partner with insurance carriers like CareMore that place an emphasis on providing the kind of care you would give your own family,” said Gene Katzenberger, 180 Medical's director of contracting and compliance. “Partnering with organizations that share our commitment to improving patients'...

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