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In brief: Home ventilation’s benefits, California’s win, EZ-Access' expansion

July 8, 2022HME News Staff

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has published a third peer-reviewed study demonstrating the benefits of non-invasive ventilation at home.   Using 100% research identifiable fee-for-service Medicare claims from 2016 through 2020, researchers found that using NIVH to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure is associated with significant reductions in mortality, hospitalizations and total Medicare costs.  “In addition to...

EZ-access, Fisher & Paykel, Kubat HealthCare, Millers, Philips, Traccom, Viemed Healthcare, WellSky


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Kubat opens new location

July 7, 2022HME News Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - Kubat HealthCare has opened a new location focused on respiratory equipment and services in Papillion, Neb. "Kubat HealthCare's new respiratory location is a win-win for the community in Papillion, Neb.," said Jim Rich, CEO of Kubat HealthCare. "We are taking action to make our patient's lives better by providing exceptional access to care. This is health care where people and medical providers need it, in this community, where they live and work." The new location will...

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In brief: Cost pressures, acquisitions, diversity

May 13, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The cost of delivering home medical equipment continues to rise, according to the results of a new survey from VGM & Associates.  The survey of nearly 100 HME providers in eight regions of the U.S. looked at the increase in cost of goods, employee wages and freight, as well as cost of delivery per mile, PPE and average wages.   “While I suspected the various costs and related factors in securing appropriate HME delivery services would increase –...

Ascensia, Encore Healthcare, Essentially Women, Home Medical Equipment, Kubat HealthCare, MAMES, Numotion, Reliable Medical, Scootaround


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Kubat Healthcare acquires Hilltop Drugs Etc.

May 11, 2022HME News Staff

NELIGH, Neb. – Kubat Healthcare has acquired Hilltop Drugs Etc., in Neligh, Neb., further expanding its commitment to local care.  Founded in October 2008 by co-founder and current Pharmacist-In-Charge Jami Schmidt, Hilltop Drugs is a community pharmacy providing personalized pharmacy and health care services. In 2019, Schmidt and her business partner sold to Mark Vogt.  "When I started Hilltop Drugs in 2008, I wanted to provide the community with exceptional pharmacy solutions,"...

Community Pharmacy, Hilltop Drugs, Home Medical Equipment, Kubat HealthCare


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Kubat commits to rural areas

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Kubat commits to rural areas

January 21, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

OMAHA, Neb. – With a string of recent acquisitions, Kubat HealthCare is building a presence in more rural areas as a provider with a personal touch, says Dawn Wierzbicki, executive vice president of growth.  In the second half of 2021, Kubat acquired Ashland, Neb.-based Ashland Pharmacy; Fremont, Neb.-based Miller Pharmacy Specialties; and Louisville, Neb.-based Blake’s Pharmacy. It also opened a new location in Lincoln, Neb.  “We don’t want to be known as...

Home Medical Equipment, Kubat HealthCare, rural health


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In brief: Philips update, Essity expansion, Kubat recognition

December 30, 2021HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – Philips Respironics has determined that exposure to the level of VOCs identified to date for the first-generation DreamStation devices is not typically anticipated to result in long-term health consequences for patients.  The announcement comes after an assessment by an outside medical panel and Philips and is intended to give healthcare providers the most recent data. Overall guidance for physicians and patients in the recall notification remains unchanged.  At...

Essity, Kubat HealthCare, NCPA, NHIA, Philips Recall, Quality Biomedical


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Kubat recognized as 'Best of Omaha'

December 28, 2021HME News Staff

OMAHA, Neb. – Kubat HealthCare received first-place honors in Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha 2022 contest. Kubat HealthCare placed first in the Local Pharmacy and Physical Therapy Equipment categories. “Winning Best of Omaha is directly connected to the fantastic team we have at Kubat HealthCare,” said Tony Schmid, vice president of pharmacy operations, “I am very proud of the team, their success and their dedication to our customers every day.” Omaha Magazine’s...

Home Medical Equipment, Kubat HealthCare


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Kubat realigns exec team

December 16, 2021HME News Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - Kubat HealthCare has realigned its executive team to position itself for further growth in 2022. Tony Schmid has been promoted to vice president of pharmacy operations; Brian Daniel has been named executive vice president of medical operations; and Dawn Wierzbicki has been named executive vice president of growth. Newly appointed marketing director Bree Bain will report to Wierzbicki. Jenny Rohr maintains her role as vice president of human resources and administration. "Kubat HealthCare...

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Kubat acquires pharmacy

December 6, 2021HME News Staff

ASHLAND, Neb. – Kubat HealthCare has acquired Ashland Pharmacy and plans to expand its services. “Kubat HealthCare’s growth initiative is to enter communities that have been under served by their health care options and provide customers additional services, such as respiratory, infusion, home medical equipment, compounding pharmacy and long-term health care alternatives previously not offered,” said Jim Rich, CEO of Kubat HealthCare. Staci Hubert acquired Ashland Pharmacy...

Ashland Pharmacy, Kubat HealthCare, M&A


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In brief: ResMed shows ‘strength,’ Apria’s ‘ahead,’ CMS provides bid comparison

August 6, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenue increased 14% to $876.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year. Net income was $195.1 million vs. $177.8 million.  The company reported revenue increased 8% to $3.2 billion for fiscal year 2021 compared to the previous year. Net income was $474.5 million vs. $621.7 million.  “Our fourth quarter and full-year fiscal year 2021 results continue to demonstrate the strength and resiliency of our business,”...

AOPA, Apria, CRT, Kubat HealthCare, Lifeway Mobility, NCART, NRRTS, ResMed, WellSky


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