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Dana McLaughlin

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WOY Dana McLaughlin celebrates HME’s impact

December 21, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa – Dana McLaughlin of Medical Service Company was named the 2023 HME Woman of the Year in a virtual ceremony on Dec. 21.  McLaughlin, who became president of Medical Services Company in July 2022, has worked in the HME industry for 28 years.  “It’s not a glamorous industry, but the impact we have, it’s allowed patients to stay at home with their family and loved ones,” she said during the ceremony. “They'll have the products and...

Dana McLaughlin, HME Woman of The Year, Medical Service Company


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Julie Banyasz

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MSC expands JSM Forum

October 20, 2023Tracy Orzel

CLEVELAND - Medical Service Company is refreshing its 23rd annual education forum, which takes place Nov. 16, by adding a nutrition and diabetes track.   The goal of the addition, says Marketing Manager Julie Banyasz, is to cast a wider net, enticing professionals from diverse fields beyond the realms of sleep technology and respiratory therapy, like nurses and dietitians.  “So, we’re expecting the number (of attendees) to increase just by opening up this new track,”...

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Josh Marx

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Appoint360 hits milestone

October 19, 2023HME News Staff

BOSTON – Appoint360, a SaaS- based scheduling solution for home medical equipment, has reached a milestone of more than 10,000 appointments a month for providers. Appoint360, which is a Brightree Integrated Partner Solution, has a user-friendly interface and powerful features that have redefined the way appointments are managed, benefitting both providers and patients, it says. "We are immensely proud of reaching this significant milestone within just two years,” said Satish Patel, director,...

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In brief: MSC and Trace Medical make buys, FDA extends EUA 

March 31, 2023HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired OhioHealth Home Medical Equipment in Central Ohio.  “Through its three community locations and several in-hospital offices and liaisons, OhioHealth HME supports lightning-fast discharges for the OhioHealth hospital network,” MSC stated in a press release.  MSC has also entered a long-term partnership with the OhioHealth health system, which comprises a family of 35,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network...

CPAP, Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Medical Service Company, Trace Medical, Ventilator


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In brief: MSC makes buy, CMS proposes CGM changes, SpinLife opens physical location

October 14, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired ProMedica Home Medical Equipment, a provider of respiratory, diabetes and other home medical equipment services in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  ProMedica serves the largest health system in Northwest Ohio.   “We are excited to announce a long-term partnership with ProMedica Health System to provide best-in-class discharge planning and care management services across their expansive care network,” MSC stated...

Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), Dynarex, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medical Service Company, Numotion, ProMedica, Rhythm Healthcare, spinlife


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In brief: MSC expands, telehealth support grows, OM finances Apria acquisition

March 25, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Equipment, a full-service DME provider located in Evansville, Ind.  “As part of this exciting acquisition, MSC has expanded its partnership with Ascension from Central Indiana now down to Evansville,” the company stated in an announcement. “We are also thrilled to welcome the new team members joining the MSC family. We look forward to offering our industry-leading chronic care solutions...

Apria, Biofreeze, FODAC, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medical Service Company, Medical Supply Depot, Owens & Minor, Sunset Healthcare Solutions


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MSC deepens presence in Indiana 

March 22, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Equipment, a full-service DME provider located in Evansville, Ind.  “As part of this exciting acquisition, MSC has expanded its partnership with Ascension from Central Indiana now down to Evansville,” the company stated in an announcement. “We are also thrilled to welcome the new team members joining the MSC family. We look forward to offering our industry-leading chronic care solutions...

Medical Service Company, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)


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Josh Marx

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Succession: MSC ushers in new leadership 

March 11, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CLEVELAND – Darrel Lowery will retire from Medical Service Company in July, and Josh Marx and Dana McLaughlin will step in to lead the company, part of a succession plan that has been more than a decade in the making.  Josh Marx, managing director of sleep and vice president of business development, will become CEO, and Dana McLaughlin, CFO, will become president.  “Succession planning is a process, not an event,” said Joel Marx, chairman of MSC’s board of...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Josh Marx, Medical Service Company


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Medical Service Company creates pathway to compliance

November 23, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA – With 70% of patient outreach calls going to “voice mail hell,” Medical Service Company knew it needed to revamp its PAP adherence program to boost patient engagement and compliance, and create better efficiencies.  So, the company set out to create an automated, scalable program using not only voice calls but also texts and emails, based on preference, to assess patients and evaluate factors that affect outcomes.  “So much of our process was to ask...

Automation, Compliance, CPAP Therapy, Medical Service Company


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HME Provider of the Year: MSC doesn’t ride out the storm, it leads the charge

October 29, 2021Tracy Orzel

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Medical Service Company has made great strides since 2007, but it’s made the most progress in this past year, says Melissa Seitz, vice president of human resources.  MSC, founded in 1950, was named one of two HME Providers of the Year at the virtual HME News Business Summit in September. It was also named Best Home Medical Equipment Provider in 2007.  “We didn’t really sit back and ride the storm out (in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit),”...

HME Provider of the Year, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medical Service Company


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