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QS/1 partnership enhances patient communications

February 19, 2019HME News Staff

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - QS/1 has partnered with Digital Pharmacist to offer secure, HIPAA-compliant ways for pharmacies to communicate with patients through a variety of platforms. The system allows patients to use personal devices like smartphones to request and receive information from pharmacies. Pharmacies can now leverage website and mobile applications to allow patients to submit refill requests directly to them and monitor the status of those requests. The system will also send refill reminders...

Mobile, QS/1

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Brightree buys mobile delivery platform

December 18, 2018HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Brightree has acquired Apacheta, with an eye toward further innovating the company's mobile delivery and cloud-based software platform, and increasing adoption among provider customers. Brightree's and Apacheta's platforms have been integrated since 2015. “Apacheta solves many of the business challenges HMEs face in managing deliveries, particularly eliminating missing, lost or incomplete delivery information,” said Matt Mellott, CEO of Brightree. “It...

Apacheta Corporation, Brightree, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Mobile, Software

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Rotech leverages MetTel to double patient outreach

December 14, 2018HME News Staff

NEW YORK and ORLANDO, Fla. - MetTel and Rotech Healthcare have deployed more than 700 customized Samsung tablets to field technicians, eliminating manual log sheets and generating increased scheduling efficiency and productivity, the two companies have announced. The techs also have the ability to be more flexible in adjusting their schedules based on new patient or delivery data. “Prior to our engagement with MetTel, we faced a number of challenges: paper-based processes, problematic legacy...

MetTel, Mobile, Rotech Healthcare

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Apacheta, Brightree expand partnership

October 20, 2017HME News Staff

MEDIA, Pa. - Brightree users can now use the Brightree Patient Collections app, GetPaidHME, with Apacheta software, the two companies have announced. The integration allows delivery techs to process payments using a major credit card, e-check or FSA/HSA card. “Today, collecting payments at the point of service is inefficient due to a patchwork of third-party mobile applications or worse paper-based processes not aligned for efficient and effective transactions,” said Gregg Timmons, CEO...

Apacheta Corporation, Brightree, Mobile

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Short takes: Computers Unlimited, Dr. Rory Cooper

September 26, 2017HME News Staff

Computers Unlimited launched three new mobile products at its annual users conference in September. TIMS Assistant provides real-time access to customer and prospect information, inventory pricing and availability, plus the ability to create orders and accept payments. TIMS Electronic Delivery combines routing logistics, asset pricing and tracking, and mobile payments in one application. TIMS Warehouse comprises a suite of apps designed for tracking warehouse inventory and streamlining order fulfillment....

Computers Unlimited, Dr. Rory Cooper, Mobile, Software, UPitt, Wheelchair

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Sleep, COPD apps developed, tested

April 1, 2015HME News Staff

BALTIMORE ­- Doctors at Johns Hopkins Center for Sleep have developed a new mobile app, called MySleep101, to help doctors who are not specially trained better identify patients who might have a chronic sleep disorder, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. The idea: Doctors use the app to diagnose symptoms and refer patients for follow-up care with a sleep specialist. Using the app, doctors can watch short video clips and brief lectures about the most common sleep disorders, including sleep apnea....

App, COPD, Mobile, Sleep Apnea, Technology

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Integration: Mobile is here to play. Are you?

June 20, 2014Guest Commentary

Online, cash, retail, e-commerce, amazon, mobile. These are all buzzwords that HME providers are familiar with, but how exactly can they integrate them into their businesses to not only add revenue streams, but also complimentary services and programs?Let's break down these opportunities into two key areas: online and mobile. Strategies for both online and mobile should be integrated together so that there is no corrosion of the branded message. Below I have listed how both of these venues can be...

e-commerce, Justin Racine, Mobile

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Web marketing 101: Avoid the bounce

October 17, 2012Leif Kothe

GWCC - Merely existing in the digital realm is not enough. Not according to Brian Schmidt, Google's director of health services.“If you're only trying to reach customers online in a traditional desktop format, you're going to be behind, because your customers are often not there,” he said.With mobile device queries surging 102% year over year, Schmidt said the time is ripe for HME marketers to leverage mobile platforms, and, by doing so, make inroads into new demographics.In five years,...

Google, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Marketing, Mobile

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