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Q&A with Justin Racine: Exposing future professionals to HME

July 18, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WOBURN, Mass. - Justin Racine of Geriatric Medical has been invited to sit on an advisory board tasked with helping Western New England University revamp its pharmaceutical business major to better reflect larger trends in health care.Here's what Racine, director of marketing and e-commerce for Geriatric Medical and an alumnus of the university, had to say about how he'll work to incorporate DME and supplies into the curriculum.HME News: Why does the university want to revamp the major?Justin Racine:...

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MassHealth delays transition to preferred supplier

March 2, 2018HME News Staff

BOSTON - A preferred supplier contract for incontinence supplies between MassHealth and Geriatric Medical will now go live April 15, instead of March 1. “Based on HOMES and stakeholder input, Massachusetts Deputy Secretary Daniel Tsai has delayed implementation of the incontinence preferred supplier contract until April 15,” the state association tweeted on Feb. 18. “This will lead to a smoother transition.” Stakeholders and the state are still trying to work out details,...

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Massachusetts Medicaid transitions to preferred supplier

February 9, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BOSTON - If HME providers have to deal with a preferred supplier for incontinence supplies, a new Medicaid contract in Massachusetts might be the way to go.Because the upcoming contract between MassHealth and Geriatric Medical is a preferred supplier not a single-source contract, providers can still buy incontinence products from other distributors and manufacturers, points out Karyn Estrella, president and CEO of the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England (HOMES).“When...

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Massachusetts Medicaid taps Geriatric Medical as preferred supplier

February 2, 2018HME News Staff

BOSTON - The Medicaid program in Massachusetts has entered into a preferred supplier agreement for incontinence supplies with Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, according to a recent administrative bulletin.Geriatric Medical is a Woburn, Mass.-based supplier of wholesale medical products to long-term care, home care and nursing home facilities.The state will hold a public hearing on Feb. 16 to review and discuss the proposed covered products and rates.“(The state) is proposing this action...

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Geriatric Medical reduces carbon footprint

August 22, 2017HME News Staff

WOBURN, Mass. - Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, a distributor of medical supplies, has completed construction on a 585kW solar project on the roof of its facility in Woburn, Mass. The company says it is among the largest roof-mounted solar projects completed in the state. The solar project consists of about 1,200 high efficiency solar panels and 540 inverters that will allow Geriatric Medical to produce in excess of 100% of its energy needs and supply the remainder to other environmentally conscious...

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Geriatric Medical hits small screen

February 20, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WOBURN, Mass. - Geriatric Medical says it's time to bring online shopping from the desktop computer to the mobile device.“Mobile phones and tablets have been around for a while and as more and more people pick up these devices, we need to accommodate them,” said Justin Racine, marketing and e-commerce manager.The company, which distributes medical equipment and supplies to HME providers, and skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, recently revamped its website (www.geriatricmedical.com)...

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