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Providers scramble to keep up 

January 22, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Eighty-six percent of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re running low on oxygen concentrators, and 88% say they're having difficulty obtaining more.  “Hospitals are full and discharging (COVID-19) patients to complete their recovery with home oxygen therapy,” wrote one respondent. “We are struggling to keep up with the supply and demand due to long delays in shipping of ordered products.”  The...

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Aeroflow consolidates inventory under one roof

November 8, 2017HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has purchased a new building and fulfillment facility in Asheville, N.C., in a move that the company says is a reflection of its continued growth and increased productivity. The new 35,000-square-foot facility will consolidate product inventories currently housed in two separate locations in Asheville, resulting in increased efficiency and improved rates of delivery, according to a press release. Aeroflow will employ about 30 procurement, distribution and clinical...

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DeRoyal debuts Continuum customer experience

October 18, 2017HME News Staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - DeRoyal Industries has opened a Continuum real-time inventory and charge-capture system customer experience. Located on the company's campus headquarters in Powell, Tenn., the facility will showcase Continuum's automated supply management and continuity of care features in a simulated operating room suite, inventory storage room and multiple demo stations. “Our Continuum platform helps clinicians bridge the gap between the acute care and post-acute care supply chain,”...

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DeRoyal receives patent for automated system

August 29, 2014HME News Staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - DeRoyal Industries has received a patent for Continuum, an automated system for medical item dispensing, billing and inventory management. “Our Continuum system automatically reorders durable medical equipment when the product is removed from its storage bin and correctly associates the product with the fitter, the patient and the billing codes, while automatically replenishing inventory,” stated President and COO Bill Pittman in a release. The patent was issued Aug....

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Editorial

Inventory management for today's HME provider

June 21, 2013Guest Commentary

When the topic of inventory is brought up within DME circles, the talk is often around the notion of “counting widgets” when, in reality, managing inventory is about much more than that. It is this very narrow view that dominates the DME industry and is its Achilles' heel. Inventory management is about five equally important processes: ordering, recurring or replenishing orders, storage, delivery and billing. It all starts with the barcode. There is a reason that Walmart, Best...

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