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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 plenty...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Michael Reinemer, Preparation

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In brief: AAH president to depart, Cardinal seals deal

March 22, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tyler Wilson, president and CEO of AAHomecare, will leave the association in September, when his employment contract expires, according to a press release. It's a mutual decision between Wilson, who joined the organization in 2006, and members of AAHomecare's executive committee. “Tyler led the association through one of the most challenging periods in the history of the industry by steadying it, reaching out to organizations with similar interests, strengthening the association's...

aahomecare, Amigo Mobility, AssuraMed, Brightree, Cardinal Health, Medtrade Spring, Michael Reinemer, Rooprai Spinal Trust, Tyler WIlson, Walt Gorski

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Also Noted

Gorski leaves AAHomecare

March 14, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Walt Gorski is leaving his post as vice president of government affairs for AAHomecare, the association announced in a bulletin to members. In the position since 2006, Gorski is leaving to become a private consultant for the HME industry, said President Tyler Wilson. “AAHomecare thanks him for this good work,” he stated. “Moving forward, the association will remain focused on the activities of CMS and will push at every opportunity to thwart or turn back the mounting...

aahomecare, CMS, Michael Reinemer, Tyler WIlson, Walt Gorski

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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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