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In brief: Providers merge, neb-meds reverse course

December 13, 2013HME News Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Advanced Home Care has merged with WellStar HME & Infusion to expand its footprint in Georgia, the provider has announced. Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar HME & Infusion provides home infusion, specialty pharmacy and home medical equipment and services in the greater Atlanta area. “We entered the Atlanta market at the beginning of 2013 with the purchase of a company in Norcross,” said Joel Mills, CEO of Advanced Home Care, in a release. “Our new relationship with...

Advanced Home Care, Amgen, BMC, capped rental, Cardinal, Complex Rehab, Convaid, CPAP, CVS Caremark, generic drug source


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Shirvinsky gives notice

December 9, 2013HME News Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - John Shirvinsky, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS), will resign Dec. 20 after 10 years, according to Medtrade Monday. Chuck Blackburn, chairman of Blackburn's, credited Shirvinsky for shoring up the association's financial standing and making it “one of the more influential and successful state organizations in the industry.” Shirvinsky previously worked in the coal, steel and solid waste industries, and was chief of staff...

John Shirvinsky, Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers


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Reps. Thompson and Braley to hold press conference on Round 2 delay letter

June 12, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, will hold a press conference Thursday, June 13, to increase the pressure on CMS to delay Round 2 of competitive bidding, according to a news release from AAHomecare.The pair of lawmakers, who are spearheading the push to delay the implementation of Round 2, plan to announce that a bipartisan majority of 226 members of the House of Representatives have signed their “Dear Colleague” letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.Thompson...

aahomecare, Bruce Braley, CMS, dme, Glenn Thompson, hme, John Shirvinsky, Marilyn Tavenner, Medicare, Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers


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Executive Session

Here it is: The best single piece of business advice ever

June 24, 2010Mike Moran

Actually, the headline on this blog is a bit misleading. What I've got here are the two single best pieces of business advice ever, and there will be more to come. Earlier this week, I sent out the following email to all the speakers who will be at this year's HME News Business Summit, Sept. 12-14, in Nashville: "In 100-150 words, please explain the best single piece of business advice you've ever received or heard. It can relate to any facet of running a business, but it's got to be something that...

Executive Session, Extrakare, John Shirvinsky, Rick Echemendia, Scott Lloyd, Wall Street


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