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In brief: Phone calls improve compliance, provider runs for statehouse

September 27, 2013HME News Staff

BARCELONA, Spain - CPAP patients who received follow-up phone calls were 10% more compliant, according to a French study. Dr. Alain Didier from Toulouse University Hospital presented the results of his study at the European Respiratory Society 2013 Annual Congress, held here Sept. 7-11. In the study, 379 patients received either five follow-up calls during the three months after the initial setup, or a single visit by a technician after 30 days. During the calls, patients were given information about...

Amber Yeager, Breathe, Breathelink, Care Centrix, Chris Fraser, CPAP, CVS, David Snow, Diabetes Care Club, Donna Smith


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Home Care Medical, staff honored at WAMES convention

September 23, 2013HME News Staff

NEW BERLIN, Wisc. - Home Care Medical is the Wisconsin Association of Medical Equipment Services (WAMES) provider of the year for the second straight year. The HME company was honored during the association's annual convention earlier this month. Also at the convention, Jim Spellman, director of operations at Home Care Medical, was named WAMES president for 2014; and Donna Smith, a respiratory care director at the company, received an excellence award for the work she has done with the association's...

Donna Smith, Home Care Medical, Jim Spellman, WAMES


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