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Gary Sheehan on industry’s shared vision

June 11, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SANDWICH, Mass. – Just a year after forming through the merger of America's HealthCare at Home, Cape Medical Supply and Health Complex Medical, Spiro Health was acquired by AdaptHealth – and no one was more surprised than CEO Gary Sheehan.  “That was never part of the plan, but life happens,” he said. “We watched the merger of Adapt and AeroCare and have a ton of respect for both senior management teams. So, we took the call to discuss what it might look...

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AdaptHealth continues brisk pace of acquisitions 

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AdaptHealth continues brisk pace of acquisitions 

May 7, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth has made another large acquisition: Spiro Health, giving it 22 locations in eight states where it doesn’t have much of a presence.  The Massachusetts-based Spiro Health was formed in 2020 with the merger of America's HealthCare at Home, Cape Medical Supply and Health Complex Medical, and is headed up by CEO Gary Sheehan.  “We welcome Gary and the entire Spiro team,”...

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Cape Medical embraces WFH

May 5, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SANDWICH, Mass. - Cape Medical Supply made the decision to take its operations remote early in the coronavirus pandemic.Ninety percent of Cape Medical's employees were working from home in March, says CEO Gary Sheehan.“We went really far, really early,” he said. “Our volume is good; we're shipping new set ups. We have a 16,0000-square-foot building with seven people, and a skeleton team in the warehouse managing resupplies.”It helped that Cape Medical already had systems in...

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Gary Sheehan gears up for Pan-Mass Challenge

July 26, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SANDWICH, Mass. - During the months of June and July, provider Gary Sheehan put 700 miles on his bike in preparation for this year's Pan-Mass Challenge, a fundraiser for research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Sheehan, president and CEO of Sandwich, Mass.-based Cape Medical Supply is himself a survivor of Hodgkin's lymphoma and has lost loved ones, including his father Mark, to cancer.“It's a special weekend for survivors and people impacted by cancer, which is pretty much...

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Gary Sheehan: Homecare Champion on 'doing the right thing'

November 3, 2017Tracy Orzel

ATLANTA - Gary Sheehan, president and CEO of Sandwich, Mass.-based Cape Medical Supply, received the 2017 Van Miller Homecare Champion Award at AAHomecare's Stand Up for Homecare event at Medtrade in October. He spoke with HME News about the importance of taking ownership in the name of advocacy. HME News: You've been lobbying for 10 years now. Why is it important to take the time to meet with lawmakers? Gary Sheehan: That's a part of my job; that's a part of leadership; that's a part of ownership....

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In brief: Access survey slams bid program, CMS withdraws O&P rule

October 13, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - More than 60% of case managers report an increase in the number of Medicare beneficiaries who have developed medical complications, received emergency care or were readmitted to a hospital due to issues related to obtaining proper and/or timely access to DME, according to a final report from Dobson DaVanzo & Associates.“(The competitive bidding program has) negatively affected beneficiaries' access to DME services and supplies, adversely impacted case managers' ability to coordinate...

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Provider Gary Sheehan named Homecare Champion

October 12, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - HME Provider Gary Sheehan has been named the 2017 Van Miller Homecare Champion, AAHomecare announced this week.The award, which will be presented at the Stand Up for Homecare reception on Oct. 24 during Medtrade, recognizes AAHomecare members for outstanding service in the HME industry.Sheehan, CEO of the 40-year-old Sandwich, Mass.-based Cape Medical Supply, has advocated for HME at both the state and regional level, building strong relationships throughout New England, as well as Capitol...

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AAH launches survey to dig deeper into access issues

July 28, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders are reaching past the ranks of HME providers to gauge the impact of competitive bidding, as they continue to push for reforms to the program.AAHomecare is working with Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, a well-respected healthcare research group, on a new surveythat will seek input from not only HME providers but also Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers and other healthcare professionals like hospital discharge planners.“We've made headway at CMS, certainly, with...

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Strategy drives transformation at Cape Medical

November 23, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

As health insurance costs continue to skyrocket, HME providers are finding themselves weighing rising premiums for themselves against high-deductible healthcare plans for their employees.“We just renewed our plan and we had a slight increase in premiums, but no change in benefits,” said Wayne Slavitt, founder and CEO of Mobl in Long Beach, Calif.Dan Afrasiabi, president of Anchorage, Alaska-based Geneva Woods, was facing a $600,000 increase in premium payments in 2017. Instead, the company...

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Great debate: To niche or not?

April 10, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers have long debated whether it's best to specialize or diversify, but these days, the 800-pound gorilla that is Medicare is driving those decisions, they say.“It would be great from a patient care standpoint to be specialized,” said Woody O'Neal, vice president of Pelham, Ala.-based O2 Neal Medical. “But I don't think the market is going to allow that. The market doesn't value it as much as it used to.”Case in point: Prior to the implementation...

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