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Lifestyle Mobility Aids: Expanding – and betting on HME providers 

January 22, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla. – Lifestyle Mobility Aids is expanding its footprint beyond Florida and its product portfolio beyond mobility aids with long-time industry exec Doug Francis as its new leader.  The company recently opened a 40,000-square-foot distribution center in Memphis, Tenn., and launched a portable oxygen concentrator in December.  “Memphis opens up distribution to a big piece of the country,” said Francis, president...

Doug Francis, Lifestyle Mobility Aids

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Business Development

Embrace 'rapid maturity' of oxygen market

June 20, 2014John Andrews

Whether an oxygen provider won the second round of Medicare competitive bidding or not, the results are the same: a dramatic restructuring of the oxygen business model is necessary for continued viability in the category, market experts say.With reimbursement cuts of 45%,  it is a new era of austerity that requires wringing every dollar out of every transaction, says Scott Wilkinson, executive vice president of sales at Goleta, Calif.-based Inogen.“Forty-five percent is a hefty cut covering...

02 Concepts, Applied Home Healthcare Equipment, Doug Francis, Drive Medical, Inogen, Invacare, Joe Lewarski, Oxygen market, Rob Kent, Scott Wilkinson

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