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John Brady

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DMEscripts: ‘We’re set up for success’ 

September 30, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

INDIANAPOLIS – DMEscripts is at the tipping point of driving “real scale” in the number of HME providers and referral sources adopting e-prescribing, says new CEO John Brady.  Brady believes the HME industry is now in the same position as the pharmacy industry in 2008, when it came together to form Surescripts and, over the course of the next several years, reached market acceptance.  “The future of DMEscripts is all about driving transactions,” said...

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Tom Ryan

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DMEScripts names CEO, CFO

September 20, 2022HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – DMEscripts LLC, an industry-owned e-prescribing platform, has announced the addition of John Brady as CEO and Frank Schools as CFO.   Brady, a 25-year veteran of the healthcare industry, including two healthcare startups, brings extensive experience in digital health transformation with an emphasis on product and innovation. Schools joins DMEscripts following a 43-year career in finance, including a broad background in venture capital, private equity, mergers and...

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ST hodel

Smart Talk

E-prescribing: Avoid ‘swivel chair’ process 

April 13, 2022Ken Hodel

Q. How can I find the right DME e-prescribe system for my company?  A. Introduction of new software or processes at any company requires careful consideration. Here are four questions to think about when researching which DME e-prescribe platform is best for your business.  Will it cause more work?   Nobody wants to implement a “swivel chair” process where your company’s resources have to transcribe the data from the DME e-prescribe platform to your company’s...

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Integra boosts industry support 

April 4, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Integra Partners has joined AAHomecare as a Diamond Corporate Partner and has invested in the industry-led DMEscripts e-prescribing platform. Integra has 60 payer lines of business, including commercial, Medicare and Medicaid, extending to more than 18 million covered lives. “Integra is committed to helping HME providers succeed and increase their capacity to serve patients who depend on high quality medical equipment and services,” said Scott Prater, director of network...

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Ken Hodel

Smart Talk

E-prescribing: Stand up to scrutiny

March 9, 2022Ken Hodel

Q. How will using an e-prescribe platform impact operations? A. As the DME industry pursues a more active role in driving the adoption of DME e-prescribe, it is crucial that all DME providers educate themselves on what platforms are available to them, and how adoption of them may impact their own operations. A “true” DME e-prescribe platform assists the referral source in electronically delivering a complete, accurate, billable and refillable order to a DME provider, often removing...

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Parachute Health releases e-prescribing report

February 17, 2022HME News Staff

PRINCETON, N.J. - Parachute Health has released a new report on the rapid adoption of DME e-prescribing, data trends and opportunities for health plans, clinicians, DME suppliers and other health care professionals in 2022 and beyond.  The report, “The State of DME ePrescribing,” acknowledges the value of DME e-prescribing and similar technology solutions in the context of COVID-19, which has stretched health care systems to their limit, expanded reliance on home care and underscored...

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ST Hodel

Smart Talk

E-prescribing: Be open to change 

February 8, 2022Ken Hodel

Q. What are some of the obstacles to adoption of e-prescribe for DME?  A. Electronic prescribing of medications and lab tests has been a part of the health care ecosystem for almost 20 years. E-prescribe has been proven to improve quality of care, reduce errors and lower administrative costs. So why hasn’t e-prescribe for durable medical equipment taken off?  The first reason is simple and it’s the same issue many DME providers deal with in their own organizations –...

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ST hodel

Smart Talk

E-prescribing: Eliminate friction 

January 12, 2022Ken Hodel

Q. What is an e-prescribe platform?  A. Electronic prescribing of medications and lab tests has been a part of the health care ecosystem for almost 20 years. It has been proven to improve quality of care, reduce errors, increase efficiency and lower administrative costs. However, these results have yet to be broadly replicated in the DME industry. In the past, e-prescribe for DME was largely focused on electronic transmission of data and documentation with little concern for the accuracy...

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Parachute Health joins Diamond level

January 11, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Parachute Health is AAHomecare’s newest Diamond-level corporate partner. “We’re gratified to see another highly regarded company step up their support for high-impact DME public policy efforts at a critical time for this industry,” said Tom Ryan, president and CEO of the association. “Forward-thinking DME stakeholders like Parachute Health see the opportunity to improve the reimbursement and regulatory environment for our industry and are demonstrating...

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Parachute Health empowers adoption

October 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PRINCETON, N.J. – Parachute Health has made it easier for HME providers to get buy in from referral sources on e-prescribing.   The company has developed a five-part onboarding process that providers can use with referral sources to show them how to use its platform to select products, build documentation, retrieve signatures and other tasks, says Brandon Zaharoff, vice president of strategy, marketing and data.  “Because of the pandemic, everyone knows they can’t...

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