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New cash crop? Providers consider CBD

July 3, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Marijuana has long been the province of hippies, but some say CBD products may provide a new market opportunity for HME providers.“CBD is just another way to treat people more naturally than the typical pharmaceuticals,” said Marcus Suess, co-owner of Fletcher, N.C.-based Remedy Health & Wellness, which began offering CBD products in 2017. “The majority of these people have been down a long road already. They've run out of options on that side.”CBD (cannabidoil)...

CBD, Marijuana, New business

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Phillips Chiropractic opens DME company

June 19, 2018HME News Staff

DODGE CITY, Kan. - Phillips Chiropractic has opened a DME company called Phillips Durable Medical Equipment, according to the Dodge City Daily Globe. Phillips has contracted with a company out of Dallas to get custom braces within about seven days, Dr. Jammie Phillips told the newspaper. “In this area, where we kind of lack the durable medical equipment, a lot of times when the doctor needs a special ACL brace or a custom-fit brace, they were having to go to Wichita or have it ordered and have...

Braces, Custom, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), New business, Phillips Durable Medical Equipment

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Greater Nebraska Home Infusion fills need

August 23, 2017HME News Staff

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - When a local pharmacy that provided home infusion services closed, Rick and Cindy Lobeda, who have owned Midwest LTC Pharmacy for 10 years, saw a need and opened Greater Nebraska Home Infusion. They opened their doors earlier this year, but they only recently completed the paperwork to get their services approved by Medicare, according to the Grand Island Independent. “We wanted to provide a better service and take care of those customers the other pharmacy has had over...

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Cancer survivor opens HME business

August 16, 2017HME News Staff

WINDSOR, Colo. - A 27-year-old cancer survivor has opened a medical supply business here called I Love Lucy's Home Medical Supply and Equipment. Lucia Sodre told the Greeley Tribune she hopes her medical supply store will help others experiencing life-altering health issues, with a focus on offering education and options. "Just because you're going through an illness or a difficulty in your life and you have certain limitations doesn't mean that you don't want to be normal, that you don't want to...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Medical supply, New business

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