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Providers

Protech has 'robust pipeline of acquisition targets'

January 31, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CINCINNATI - Protech Home Medical is poised to grow in a “fragmented and shrinking” home respiratory market, company execs said on an earnings call last week. “Demand for services continues to rise, but the supply side is fragmented and shrinking, as significant reimbursement cuts have reduced the number of providers,” said CEO Greg Crawford. “This is an industry of scale and Protech is still at the early stages of reaping the full benefits of being one of the only...

Home Respiratory, Protech Home Medical


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Vendors

Investors re-commit to Inogen

May 11, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Five years after their initial outlay, a group of investors led by Novo A/S has decided to pump millions more into Inogen, the manufacturer and provider of the Inogen One portable oxygen concentrator (POC).Novo A/S will give Inogen $22 million in equity financing primarily to help the company pay for rental assets.“If you're growing in this business—where you have to pay for equipment upfront but Medicare pays you monthly—it just sucks down cash,” said...

Home Oxygen, Home Respiratory, Inogen


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News

Bold strategies help O2 providers breathe easier

September 26, 2011John Andrews

Respiratory providers intent on being successful in the oxygen market must be assertive when pursuing business opportunities in today's environment, which can mean making tough choices, taking new risks, and changing conventional methods. With a heavy load of regulatory and reimbursement challenges blocking the path to prosperity, providers need to formulate some bold strategies to circumvent these barriers, oxygen manufacturers say. One approach gaining favor in the marketplace, vendors say, is...

Durable Medical Equipment, HME news, HME news, HME news, Home Medical Equipment, Home Medical Equipment, Home Oxygen, Home Respiratory, Invacare, Invacare


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Executive Session

Got questions about audits? Tom Walters has some answers

September 28, 2010Mike Moran

Tom Walters is the president of Total Office Management in Columbia, S.C. And when he says Total Office Management, he means it. Walters consults on everything related to running an office. Lately, and probably this will come as no surprise, he's been spending a lot of time helping providers do self audits. That's one way to discover if a company has its bases covered before a ZPIC, MAC, RAC or some other audit agency walks through the front door looking for trouble. I talked to Tom recently about...

Executive Session, Home Respiratory, Internet


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