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In brief: ALS report, McKesson agreement, Swift C-suite

June 28, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have published “Living with ALS,” a report on improving the quality of care for individuals with ALS that includes specific recommendations to strengthen access to respiratory care.    The report includes a policy brief that urges CMS and private insurers to act quickly to expedite access to essential ALS medical and support services, including:  Requiring expedited (within 72 hours)...

AAHomecare, Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), ALS, Compass Health Brands, McKesson, React Health, Swift Medical


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IPC, McKesson sign supply agreement

June 26, 2024HME News Staff

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. – Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC), a group purchasing organization of community pharmacies, has announced a new supply agreement with McKesson. The new supply agreement provides IPC members with two distinct pricing options, allowing them to tailor their approach to better serve their communities and thrive in a competitive market. "Our collaboration with McKesson reflects our unwavering commitment to our members' success,” said Marc Essensa, CEO of IPC....

Community Pharmacy, Independent Pharmacy Cooperative (IPC), McKesson


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In brief: Mobility City expands, NCART taps Steelman, McKesson launches initiative 

April 5, 2024HME News Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Mobility City Holdings announces the grand opening of Mobility City of San Diego, serving San Diego, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Del Mar, La Jolla, Coronado, Rancho Santa Fe and Carmel Valley, Calif. This location, owned and operated by Peter Yi, an Army veteran with 28 years of health care industry experience, marks a significant milestone for the company to achieve its goal of providing top-notch products to the 68 million Americans with disabilities. "I am thrilled to open...

McKesson, Mobility City, NCART


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McKesson launches initiative to reduce pharmacy deserts

April 3, 2024HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – McKesson has launched Project Oasis, an initiative aimed at advancing health equity for at-risk populations in underserved communities. As the first activation site for the project, McKesson has helped to facilitate an expedited path to independent pharmacy ownership for Dr. Emmanuel "Manny" Ayanjoke, a licensed pharmacist, in Avondale, Ohio. "As a diversified health care services company, we recognize the pivotal role community pharmacies play in promoting...

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McKesson readies to ideaShare 

March 18, 2024HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – McKesson has opened registration for McKesson ideaShare, a destination for community pharmacists to come together to strengthen the overall health of pharmacy and elevate their roles. The event, scheduled for June 23-36 in New Orleans, will feature three days of educational sessions on topics like maximizing reimbursement, diversifying revenue streams and advocating for the pharmacy profession. “New Orleans is known for its strength and resilience as is our community pharmacy...

community pharmacists, ideaShare, McKesson


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Belluscura inks deal with McKesson

August 4, 2023HME News Staff

LONDON AND PLANO, Texas – Belluscura has signed a distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical to distribute its X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator. “We continue to expand the distribution of the X-PLOR throughout the U.S. and this exciting agreement will extend our reach to patients seeking access to best-in-class devices," said Robert Fary, senior vice president of global sales, Belluscura. In April, Belluscura secured a marketing agreement with the popular website...

Belluscura, McKesson, Oxygen, Portable


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In brief: Medline’s new leadership, AAH’s lobby day, women’s sleep quality

June 30, 2023HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline CEO Charlie Mills, President Andy Mills and COO Jim Abrams plan to retire from their current roles after more than 26 years of leadership.  They will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors, with Charlie Mills leading as chairman and Andy Mills and Jim Abrams as vice chairmen.  Medline has promoted Jim Boyle to serve as its next CEO, and Jim Pigott as president & COO, effective Oct. 1, culminating a five-year succession planning...

AAHomecare, Diabetes, Eversense, McKesson, Medline, Sleep


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Eden Drug named Health Mart Pharmacy of the Year

June 28, 2023HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – Eden Drug of Eden, N.C., was awarded Health Mart Pharmacy of the Year at the 2023 McKesson ideaShare conference, hosted by McKesson, Health Mart and Health Mart Atlas. The award recognizes a pharmacy for embodying clinical and business excellence, commitment to leading a healthy community, and advocating for independent pharmacy. After buying Eden Drug with his wife in 2005, pharmacy owner Pete Crouch, R.Ph., PIC, has been dedicated to elevating the role of the pharmacy...

Eden Drug, Health Mart Pharmacy, McKesson


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Session recap: Get payers on your side

October 19, 2021Tracy Orzel, Contributing Writer

ATLANTA - The best way for HME providers to turn payers into allies is by focusing on the patient, says Kris Srinivasan, director of payer relations at McKesson. Here’s what Srinivasan, who hosted a session on improving payer relations at Medtrade East, has to say about achieving optimal care at reasonable costs. HME News: What’s a major do/don’t when talking to payers? Kris Srinivasan: A major don’t is starting the conversation with how much you pay for a medical supply...

McKesson, Payer Relations


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In brief: CQRC on CMN, McKesson’s exit in Europe, fraud under spotlight

July 16, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care in a statement today encouraged CMS to reconsider eliminating the CMN for home oxygen therapy.  The CQRC, a coalition of the nation’s largest respiratory providers and manufacturers, says doing that would replace “objective testing ordered by a patient’s physician for the subjective decision-making of Medicare contractors.”  “We are highly supportive of allowing acute patients to receive oxygen...

Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN), Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC), Fraud, Health Care, McKesson


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