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Naturally Able gets reboot

June 12, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LAS VEGAS - Lisa Wells launched Naturally Able, an online community for people with disabilities, about two years ago, but the coronavirus pandemic has pushed her to expand its scope. The initiative now includes 12 N-Able guides with various specialties to not only contribute advice, resources and news to www.naturallyable.com but also offer consulting services to HME providers.Here's what Wells, who also founded Wheel:Life and sold it to Comfort Medical in 2016, had to say about how the public health...

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Naturally Able adds N-Able guides

May 28, 2020HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - Naturally Able, an online community for people with disabilities, has expanded its advisory team to include N-Able guides who contribute lifestyle advice, resources and news with the goal of helping readers lead healthier lives. The website, www.naturallyable.com, also offers a free magazine via email subscription and an online discussion group. “I initially began Naturally Able as a charitable outreach program two years ago,” said Lisa Wells, founder. “The emotional...

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Medtrade West

Medtrade Spring preview: Be more than a source of products, says speaker Lisa Wells

February 6, 2020Tracy Orzel

LAS VEGAS - Lisa Wells will be co-hosting a free workshop at Medtrade Spring 2020 about the importance of whole-person marketing. HME News recently spoke to Wells, vice president of marketing at Cure Medical, about offering HME customers more than just products.HME News: Why is it important to support patients physically, socially and emotionally?Lisa Wells: In the clinical studies we researched, I learned that people with disabilities, particularly spinal cord injuries, live twice as long if they...

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Editorial

Look in the mirror, HME friends

July 25, 2019Guest Commentary

Ten years ago, while teaching at the HME Business Summit, I met a group of professionals who quietly asked me to come visit after the conference wound down. As a happy coincidence, we all lived in Atlanta, so I made time to stop by.In our first meeting, the UroMed executives shared how much the unexpected death of their former president, Jim Weatherford, had shaken the company to its core. His loss left the rest of the owners wondering if their families were protected in case anything happened to...

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In brief: CMS releases adjusted rates, ResMed buys another software provider

June 1, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS on May 25 published the adjusted reimbursement rates that will go into effect for seven months in rural areas.The adjustments, called for in a recently released interim final rule, means reimbursement for oxygen concentrators, for example, will go from $77.16 to $121.46 per month from June 1 through Dec. 31 in rural areas.Per the IFR, CMS is reverting to 50/50 blended reimbursement rates in rural areas, but not in all non-bid areas, as stakeholders had hoped.Other examples include...

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Lisa Wells launches Naturally Able

May 29, 2018HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - There's a new website for people with disabilities that aims to provide free resources and news to them lead healthier lives. Naturally Able, published and founded by Lisa Wells, also offers a free magazine vie email subscription signup and an online discussion group. “By offering these resources, Naturally Able is serving an existing need for more natural, healthy lifestyle options in the disability community,” said Wells, who is also the vice president of marketing at Cure...

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Short takes: Spina Bifida Association, CompactCath

December 12, 2017HME News Staff

Lisa Wells, vice president of marketing at Cure Medical, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Spina Bifida Association. “She's a long-term supporter of our work and mission, and we know that her extensive knowledge of the issues facing the Spina Bifida community will enrich and enhance our shared goals,” said Sara Struwe, president and CEO of the association. Wells, who has more than 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing communications and web-based product...

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Editorial

Help your customers stand up for themselves

November 21, 2017Guest Commentary

Editor's note: Kelly and Lisa wrote this for end users. As HME providers, this is a great tool that you can use to inform your patients and customers to advocate for themselves and, in turn, your businesses.Imagine this: your HME company has closed, is no longer taking Medicare patients, is asking you to pay up front because they no longer “take assignment,” or you're having fewer product options or are waiting longer for deliveries and service. You've called Medicare and/or Medicaid...

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Guest Blog

How you can self-advocate with videos & People for Quality Care

October 4, 2017HME News Staff

Editor's note: Kelly and Lisa wrote this for end users. As HME providers, this is a great tool that you can use to inform your patients and customers to advocate for themselves and, in turn, your businesses. Imagine this: your HME company has closed, is no longer taking Medicare patients, is asking you to pay up front because they no longer “take assignment,” or you're having fewer product options or are waiting longer for deliveries and service. You've called Medicare and/or Medicaid...

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People: United Spinal, InfuSystem, CHAP

June 29, 2017HME News Staff

Lisa Wells has been named to United Spinal Association's Board of Directors. Wells, vice president of marketing at Cure Medical, has more than 20 years of experience in public relations and marketing communications for medical device, medical supply and health technology companies and has created two social media communities for wheelchairs usersÖDarrell Montgomery and Christopher Sansone have been elected to InfuSystem's Board of Directors. Montgomery has nearly 30 years experience in operational...

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