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Patricia Mastrandrea named HME Woman of the Year

October 22, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa — Patricia Mastandrea, CEO of MedCare Equipment Company, was named the 2020 HME Woman of the Year during a virtual event today.The award, sponsored by VGM and now in its fifth year, recognizes one woman in the industry who has made significant contributions throughout her career to her company, community and the HME industry."It's important for all the industry leaders to work with officials to let them know how important it is to let us service those patients," said Mastandrea....

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In brief: Acquisition joins two 'strong providers,' Tricare to cover CPAP

January 3, 2020HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company has purchased the assets of Somerset Med Services.The 25-year-old Somerset Med Services is a provider of home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services based in Somerset, Pa.“As our community ages, the need for home medical equipment and supplies will only continue to increase,” said Patricia Mastandrea, newly-appointed CEO. “The coming together of these two companies allows those needs to be addressed more effectively and efficiently...

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MedCare buys assets of Somerset Med Services

December 31, 2019HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company has purchased the assets of Somerset Med Services.The 25-year-old Somerset is a provider of home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services.“As our community ages, the need for home medical equipment and supplies will only continue to increase,” said Patricia Mastandrea, newly-appointed CEO. “The coming together of these two companies allows those needs to be addressed more effectively and efficiently by drawing on the experience...

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MedCare closes storefront

August 25, 2017HME News Staff

BRADFORD, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company has closed its retail store on East Main Street here. A company spokeswoman told The Bradford Era that the store was closed due to lower foot traffic and a change in business philosophy. “What we determined over the last several years is that serving people in a storefront doesn't actually serve them where they are,” Robin Jennings told the newspaper. “Home medical equipment is served to people at their point of need.” MedCare...

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Go mobile: Switch to mobile like 'night and day'

July 31, 2017Kelly Bothum

A push to break its paperwork logjam and speed up the billing process prompted MedCare Equipment Company to switch to a mobile delivery system just over a year ago.The HME provider partnered with Apacheta, a mobile solutions provider, to cut paperwork, standardize delivery and reduce its days sales outstanding number. Using Apacheta's software, MedCare transitioned to a paperless environment using mobile devices to transmit information between departments and optimize travel time for drivers.In doing...

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MedCare steps in

January 8, 2016Tracy Orzel

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company has seemingly perfected the hospital-partnership model, recently adding two more to its already extensive roster.In November, MedCare inked partnerships with both Home Health Resource at UPMC Altoona and Indiana Regional Medical Center, but the close timing of the two deals wasn't intentional, says John Sphon, MedCare CEO.“We were looking to integrate Home Health Resource, so that just happened to coincide with Indiana's desire to come on,”...

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MedCare buys Home Health Resource

November 13, 2015HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company has added another partnership with a health system.The company, part of Excela Health, has acquired Home Health Resource from UPMC Altoona, growing its patient base to 24,000 and its revenue base to $70 million.“Working collaboratively with health systems across western Pennsylvania we have been able to achieve cost efficiencies, economies of scale and eliminate duplicative services,” said John Sphon, CEO, in a press release. “Ultimately,...

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MedCare adds new partner

March 4, 2013HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company, an HME provider based here, has added the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a partner, according to a press release. Since 2008, MedCare has grown through partnerships with area hospitals and healthcare providers, all of whom have a share in the company's operations and business success. Other partners include Excela Health, Conemaugh, Heritage Valley and Butler. With the latest addition, MedCare now serves 35,000 patients annually and...

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MedCare acquires Great Lakes HME division

November 2, 2012HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Company, a provider of medical equipment and respiratory therapy services, has purchased Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services' home medical equipment division, according to a press release. The new partnership expands MedCare's service area to include the northwest corner of western Pennsylvania, as well as portions of southern New York. In August, MedCare, which is part of the Excela Health System, partnered with St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh, the provider's...

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