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Homecare Medical excels as small business

June 1, 2018HME News Staff

AUBURN, N.Y. - Homecare Medical Supply, Inc. has received a 20th Annual Small Business Excellence Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for its “longevity, innovation, sales growth, increased employment, ability to overcome adversity or community contributions,” according to The Citizen and auburnpub.com. Homecare Medical Supply is a family owned business that offers home oxygen, CPAPs, nebulizers, hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, lift chairs urological supplies and...

Award, Excellence, Home Medical Supply, small business


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On the Editor's Desk

What's the definition of excellence?

July 29, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

HME News Publisher Rick Rector and I had an excellent conversation with the judges of the HME Excellence Awards this week, during which we pondered the following question: What's the definition of excellence and how has it changed? We all agreed that it's hard to look at financials the same way, with the havoc wreaked by competitive bidding and audits. A big chunk of what the judges look at when determining the winners of the HME Excellence Awards is financials—net revenues, cost of goods sold,...

Awards, Excellence, HME News Business Summit


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On the Editor's Desk

Let me blog your ear off

July 10, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

My colleagues know that if I'm in the kitchen popping popcorn in the middle of the afternoon, I'm stuck on something (other than what to make for dinner—what do you think for tonight, black bean burgers?). This afternoon, it's this blog. I like to write two blogs a week, usually on Tuesday and Thursday, and today's Tuesday. Usually, I'm not at a loss for what to blog about, but with the beautiful weather in Maine this week (think 80 degrees, full sun, occasional...

Benchmarking, Databank, Excellence, Popcorn, Referral sources, technology


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Not good. Great. If I do say so myself.

August 16, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Last week, I had quite a few calls and exchanged quite a few emails with the speakers at this year's HME News Business Summit, Sept. 11-13, in Charlotte, N.C., to discuss panel discussions and presentations. I knew, earlier this year, when I was finalizing the program for the Summit, that I had lined up a good group of speakers. Don't take it from me. A former editor for HME News who has moved on to another business newspaper in another industry emailed me to say, "If that doesn't draw them in, I...

Competitive Bidding, Excellence, HME News Business Summit, M&A, On The Editor's Desk, social media


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