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Providers

Methodist Alliance named Provider of the Year

September 25, 2019HME News Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Methodist Alliance Home Medical Equipment has been named Provider of the Year for the 2019 HME Excellence Awards.Memphis, Tenn.-based Methodist Alliance, which provides a full range of home medical equipment and supplies for adult and pediatric patients, received the award at a networking reception at the HME News Business Summit in Cleveland on Sept. 23.“We are honored to be the recipient of the Provider of the Year award,” said Gina Baptiste, CFO of the company. “Our...

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On the Editor's Desk

So, what's on my desk, anyway?

April 8, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The title of my blog is “On the editor's desk” and, this time of year, what's on the editor's desk isÖa lot. Sure, there's the usual detritus of coffee cups, water bottles, hand lotion, gum, desk planner, ear buds and post-it notes. But there's also more specific detritus related to a number of big projects, specifically the HME News Business Summit, the 2019 HME Financial Benchmarking Survey and the HME Excellence Awards. Let's start with the Summit. I'm in the throes of putting together...

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Mobility

Miller's: 'All in' on social media

November 2, 2018John Andrews

AKRON, Ohio - Miller's, a runner-up for this year's HME Excellence Awards, has taken full advantage of the various media platforms that are available to spread its message to the public, referral sources and patients.By using technology to keep in close contact with everyone the company serves, owner Johnny Miller says it has given him a greater context on the provider's role in the healthcare continuum.“We had been slow to adopt, but once we went in, we went all in,” he said. “We...

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Providers

Outcomes generate income at Respiratory Services

October 26, 2018John Andrews

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Take care of the patient and the rest takes care of itself, says HME Excellence Award winner Respiratory Services of Western New York.While it may not be that simple, Respiratory Services does focus on the clinical component first, knowing that it is what drives the financial end of the business. As owner Michael McCartney insists: “Don't ever lose sight of the importance of patient care.”The HME Excellence Award runner-up won favor from the judging panel for its clinical...

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Specialty Providers

Aeratech Medical prioritizes RTs

October 5, 2018John Andrews

MEDINA, Ohio - Aeratech Medical, the first place winner in this year's HME Excellence Awards, backs up its tag line “We are Respiratory” by putting its money where it matters—in respiratory therapy.CEO Roy Neely is an RT. Director of clinical services Erin Fowler is an RT. So is Terry McAtee, medical compliance officer. In all, there are 18 RTs on staff.“We are a company made up of therapists—90% of our staff are therapists,” Neely says proudly.It's not just Aeratech's...

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News

Aeratech Medical named top HME provider

September 25, 2018HME News Staff

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Medina, Ohio-based Aeratech Medical has been named the first-place winner of the HME Excellence Awards.Akron, Ohio.-based Miller's Rental and Sales, and Buffalo, N.Y.-based Respiratory Services of Western New York were named second-place winners (tie).“Winning this award is a tremendous accomplishment on a number of levels,” said Rick Rector, publisher of HME News, which sponsors the awards. “It showcases a provider's loyalty and commitment to their patients and...

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Specialty Providers

More than a business

September 19, 2017John Andrews

MIAMI - PediStat President Grizzy Miller, RN, says she knew that when she founded the company in 1990 that providing healthcare services to children would become more than a job—it would become her life.Miller understood that being available all the time is just the nature of taking care of young patients, and 27 years later she still embraces that role.“We are emotionally involved—we're not a business, we are here to serve our patients with whatever they need,” said Miller,...

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Providers

Minding the 3Cs

September 19, 2017John Andrews

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow's commitment to what it calls “The 3Cs” says it all about the 2017 HME Excellence Award first-place winner.The Asheville, N.C.-based provider uses a focused commitment to “customers, co-workers and community” to make the right strategic decisions.“Every strategic decision we make is checked against the 3Cs,” said President and CEO Casey Hite. “Does it align with all three? If we can say 'yes' to that, we know it's the right...

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Providers

LifeH2H: 'People serving people'

September 19, 2017John Andrews

COLUMBIA, S.C. - At its heart, home medical equipment is a person-centered business and the best companies, like Columbia, SC-based LifeH2H, never forget it.“Our creed is 'People Serving People,' which is a responsibility we feel across our entire platform—fellow employees, patients, referral sources, payers and our community,” said Dewey Roof, president and CEO. “This creed is embodied in everything we do and we are confident the people we interact with are aware of our intentional...

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Aeroflow Healthcare named top HME provider

September 15, 2017HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Asheville, N.C.-based Aeroflow Healthcare was named the first-place winner of the HME Excellence Awards at a networking reception last night during the HME News Business Summit in Cleveland.Columbia, S.C.-based LifeHME took home second place, and Miami-based PediStat took home third place.“Winning this award is a tremendous accomplishment on a number of levels,” said Rick Rector, publisher of HME News, which sponsors the awards. “It showcases a provider's loyalty...

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