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Last call for Medtrade speaker proposals

July 3, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – The deadline to submit proposals for the 2025 Medtrade Conference is this Friday, July 5. The Medtrade educational program covers a wide range of topics and includes tracks for audits & compliance; operations & innovations; complex rehab technology (CRT) & mobility; legislative, regulatory, legal; managed care; product categories; and sales & marketing. Within each track are four specially curated session topics created by the Medtrade Educational Advisory Board to be used as both...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade


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Miller's

Mobility

Miller’s mindset: ‘We’re committed to figuring it out’

June 28, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AKRON, Ohio – Miller's is celebrating 75 years in business this year and while the company has changed in many, many ways, it remains “fiercely committed” to remaining a company that is family-, locally- and Ohio-owned, says Johnny Miller.  Here’s what Miller, president, had to say about the company’s past, present and future.  HME News: How has Miller’s evolved over the years, from a business providing party rentals to focusing on complex rehab...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Miller's


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Sky Medical Supplies launches line of equipment

June 27, 2024HME News Staff

DENVER – Sky Medical Supplies has launched a new line of affordable medical equipment that includes manual and power wheelchairs, mobility scooters, hospital beds, oxygen concentrators and lift chairs. "Our mission is to provide reliable and affordable medical equipment to those in need, ensuring that everyone has access to the necessary tools for a better quality of life," said Semaynesh Miftah, co-founder of Sky Medical Supplies. "With the launch of our new mobility equipment...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Sky Medical Supplies


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HME Newspoll

News

Newspoll: When it comes to revenue, many providers seeing red

June 21, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – June marks the midpoint of the calendar year and so far, it’s been a financial disappointment, say 65% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.  “2024 has been a challenging year,” wrote one poll respondent. “Despite our growth in volume and workforce, we have encountered significant obstacles. We have faced difficulties in contracting, with closed insurance panels, struggled with low reimbursement rates, and dealt with high equipment costs.”  Reimbursement...

Change Healthcare, Cyberattack, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medicare Advantage


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Paragon Ventures enjoys front seat to industry change

Providers

Paragon Ventures enjoys front seat to industry change

May 24, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEWTOWN, Pa. – Even after three decades in mergers and acquisitions, Jonathan Sadock and Marc Rose of Paragon Ventures still get excited to see how HME companies are evolving.  “We have the benefit of having so much experience with seeing so many companies and how they – and the HME sector – have evolved to what it is today,” said Sadock, CEO and managing partner at Paragon Ventures.  Paragon, which launched in 1994, has successfully completed more...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Jonathan Sadock, Marc Rose, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Paragon Ventures


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Tony Kilgore

Providers

Synapse Health: ‘There’s something in this for everyone’

May 17, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

EVANSTON, Ill. – Synapse Health’s Tony Kilgore hopes his background in DME will offer some reassurance to reluctant providers as the company implements its new capitated agreement with UnitedHealthcare.  The agreement, for standard DME in Georgia and North Carolina for UHC’s Medicare Advantage plan members enrolled in HMO and PPO plan, was announced May 1 and takes effect Aug.1.    “We're all from the industry, we've walked in the shoes, we've...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Synapse Health, Tony Kilgore, UnitedHealthcare


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Angel Care Medical integrates with PointClickCare

May 16, 2024HME News Staff

BOARDMAN, Ohio – DME provider Angel Care Medical has integrated with PointClickCare, a health care technology platform enabling meaningful care collaboration and real-time patient insights. The integration will make Angel Care Medical’s rental solutions and process more efficient and user-friendly for health care facilities and, ultimately, enhance patient care. "Joining PointClickCare's Marketplace program marks a significant milestone for us,” said Dan Halas, president....

Angel Care Medical, Home Medical Equipment (HME)


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Step away from the dark side with me

May 3, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

There’s an old adage in the news biz: “If it bleeds, it leads.”  While I’ll admit there’s some truth to that, it doesn’t mean reporters enjoy it. Now, granted, we here at HME News are not exactly competing with the big guys out there, but we have our fair share of less than stellar news we have to report on and publish. And it’s not unusual for Editor Liz and I to bat headline ideas back and forth (“does this sound too negative?”) to ensure...

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Sunknowledge celebrates 10-year partnership

April 24, 2024HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Sunknowledge, a provider of health care outsourcing solutions, has marked a 10-year partnership with a leading DME provider in New York. Through advanced technology experience and a dedicated team of professionals for all kinds of DME billing needs, Sunknowledge has effectively streamlined the billing processes for the DME company, ensuring maximum reimbursement and compliance with regulatory standards. “We are thrilled to commemorate 10 years of collaboration with one of New...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Sunknowledge


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Newspoll

News

Newspoll: Medtrade re-establishes presence

April 19, 2024Theresa Flaherty

DALLAS – Back home from attending this year’s Medtrade, the majority poll of respondents who attended (80%) say the show had a positive vibe this year.  “It was easy to feel how many more people were present, in general,” wrote one respondent.  “Also, seeing many vendors return (in some cases, it had been over a decade!) was very telling.”  Medtrade, which took place March 26-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, drew more than...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medtrade


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