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Sky's the limit for Mediware

September 14, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware, a major provider of software solutions to HME providers, announced last week that it has changed its name to WellSky to better reflect its increasingly diverse product portfolio.The company, known as Mediware for 30 years, has grown organically and through acquisitions, to the point where it now comprises more than 30 brands serving not only HME providers, but also blood banks, home health and hospice agencies, rehab facilities and more.“As pressure mounts from reimbursement...

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Mediware aligns under single corporate brand

September 11, 2018HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems will transition to WellSky, merging more than 30 healthcare and human services brands, the company announced today. The transformation comprises a new name, logo, look and message. “WellSky signifies a fundamental promise we make to our customers—that together we can realize care's potential,” said Bill Miller, CEO. “We stand at the forefront of innovation that will eliminate the fragmentation that exists in health and community...

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In brief: AAH comments on Stark Law, resupplies; Lincare settles

August 24, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare emphasized the importance of coordinated care in its comments to CMS on possibly relaxing the Stark Law.The Stark Law is designed to prevent physicians from ordering services and products for Medicare beneficiaries when the motivation is to make money.In its comments, however, AAHomecare states that the Stark Law may “overly limit” healthcare providers—not only physicians but also HME providers, therapists (respiratory, physical and occupational), home health...

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Mediware bolsters home health presence

July 13, 2018HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems has acquired Fazzi Associates, a Northampton, Mass.-based provider of coding services to the home health and hospice market. Fazzi also provides consulting, training, benchmarking and research to more than 1,400 agencies across all 50 states and Washington, D.C. “The acquisition creates a unique alignment between two health care (companies)—one in innovative software, the other in outsourced services, consultation, and education,” Mediware...

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In brief: Upstate HomeCare leverages HealthSqyre for growth, ResMed joins forces with Verily

July 13, 2018HME News Staff

CLINTON, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare has announced a strategic partnership with HealthSqyre, a Denver-based online CPAP marketplace.Per the partnership, Upstate HomeCare is the exclusive provider for CPAP devices, supplies and accessories on HealthSqyre for New York state.“This partnership allows Upstate HomeCare to expand its offering of its CPAP supply services across the globe using HealthSqyre's online platform,” Upstate HomeCare stated in a press release.HealthSqyre allows customers...

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Mediware, Empire Home Infusion go deeper

November 15, 2017HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems has announced that Empire Home Infusion Services in Ballston Spa, N.Y., has expanded its partnership with the company to include on-site consulting and training. The provider, part of the St. Peter's Health Partners System, says the consulting and training has improved its relationships with referral sources. “We can now stand by our commitment to always respond to incoming referrals within thirty minutes,” said Michelle Mazzacco, vice...

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Mediware integrates with Medical Specialties Distributors

October 26, 2017HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems has entered into an agreement with Medical Specialties Distributors, a supply chain solutions provider, as an integrated solution provider or ISP. Integration of Mediware's CareTend enterprise software with MSD expands access to real-time pricing and inventory, drop shipments and bulk supply orders, and automated delivery confirmations. “We are eager for our CareTend customers to benefit from the software integration so they can eliminate manual entry...

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Mediware signs up another HME biz

August 18, 2017HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Quirantes Orthopedics has licensed CareTend Software for its HME business, Mediware has announced. Quirantes specializes in a full range of orthotics and prosthetic supplies to residents in Florida. “With CareTend software, we saw many opportunities to automate our business and save time using the workflow, reporting and inventory tools,” said Marino Reyes, vice president at Quirantes. “We look forward to using CareTend and transitioning from our manual, paper-based...

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Short takes: Golden Technologies, Mediware

June 21, 2017HME News Staff

Rich Golden, CEO of Golden Technologies, was recently honored by Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the annual Business Hall of Fame Dinner & Awards Ceremony. Golden launched the company in 1985 in a one-care garage. Today, it encompasses a large facility dedicated to manufacturing lift chairs. “I attribute the tremendous growth and success of Golden Technologies to the continued hard work and determination of our employees, many of whom...

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Software vendors in the news: Brightree, QS/1, Mediware

June 14, 2017HME News Staff

Brightreehas released its new Patient Financial Services solution, providing HME providers with enhanced live-call resources to streamline their patient payment process, including payment plan options, progress reporting and enrollment opportunities. The solution allows providers to, among other things, remind patients of balances owed and use live-call agents to procure one-time or incremental payments, and enroll patients in Brightree Patient Collections automated payment services, eliminating...

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