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Providers

A shot in the arm

October 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers who offer flu shot clinics say it's a good way to get potential customers in the door.“My theory is, when people come in here and get a good visual, they'll think of us when they need equipment down the road,” said Carolyn Sluiter, owner of Freeport, Ill.-based Freeport Home Medical. “Otherwise, unless people are in need of what we provide, they don't know we're here.”HME providers must partner with someone medically qualified, like a physician,...

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I haven't seen so much HME in one place since my last visit to Black Bear Medical.

December 22, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

They came clutching Medicare cards, fingers wrapped firmly around cane handles and rollator grips. I haven't seen so much home medical equipment in one place since my last visit to Black Bear Medical. This morning  a couple of hundred seniors—and me—descended on a local church for flu shots. What does this have to do with HME News, you ask? This morning reminded me of just how much people depend on HME in order to stay mobile, active and healthy. I don't think most people really...

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