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Guest Blog

Leadership and clinical roles in pandemic response

March 4, 2020HME News Staff

The recent coronavirus pandemic is a good reminder that we should be planning now for the next pandemic. And the one after that. These events are matters of “when” they will hit, not “if.” Natural disasters—whether severe ice storms, Hurricane Katrina or pandemics—also have reminded HME providers that they are first responders and should be built in to disaster protocols.  There's no excuse for Americans to get caught flat-footed, since we have done...

Coronavirus, Michael Reinemer, Pandemic, Preparation

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Executive Session

Here's a big idea: Let's redefine and enlarge the role HME plays in the continuum of care

November 20, 2009Mike Moran

Raven Hawk I had an interesting talk with Steve Serra last week. Steve is the vice president of Henry Ford Health Products, the $40 million HME arm of the giant ($4 billion) Henry Ford Health System. Serra has joined forces with a research company and embarked on a project to redefine and enlarge the role HME providers play in the healthcare continuum. That's a must, he says, because as reimbursement dwindles, if the industry doesn't change its value proposition, providers will end up driving...

Executive Session, Media, Michael Reinemer

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