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In brief: Regulatory update, e-prescribing report, Lincare acquisition

February 18, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS on Feb. 10 published a change request notifying the DME Medicare Administrative Contractors of the agency’s new national coverage determination for home oxygen therapy.  CMS notes the following changes are effective for claims with dates of service starting Sept. 27, 2021:  expansion of oxygen coverage for acute and chronic conditions;  expansion of coverage for short and long-term need (when hypoxemia exhibited);  the ability of the...

Home Oxygen, Lincare, NHIF, Parachute Health, Philips, Quipt, RAC, Vertess


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Parachute Health releases e-prescribing report

February 17, 2022HME News Staff

PRINCETON, N.J. - Parachute Health has released a new report on the rapid adoption of DME e-prescribing, data trends and opportunities for health plans, clinicians, DME suppliers and other health care professionals in 2022 and beyond.  The report, “The State of DME ePrescribing,” acknowledges the value of DME e-prescribing and similar technology solutions in the context of COVID-19, which has stretched health care systems to their limit, expanded reliance on home care and underscored...

e-prescribing, Home Medical Equipment, Parachute Health


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Parachute Health joins Diamond level

January 11, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Parachute Health is AAHomecare’s newest Diamond-level corporate partner. “We’re gratified to see another highly regarded company step up their support for high-impact DME public policy efforts at a critical time for this industry,” said Tom Ryan, president and CEO of the association. “Forward-thinking DME stakeholders like Parachute Health see the opportunity to improve the reimbursement and regulatory environment for our industry and are demonstrating...

aahomecare, Diamond corporate partner, e-prescribing, Parachute Health


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In brief: Permobil white paper, Walgreens investment, new partnerships

October 1, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Permobil has published a new white paper on the benefits of standing power wheelchairs that draws from reviews from 41 publications, usage data from Permobil Connect and an internal survey.  Top takeaways include:  The positive effects on pressure relief for skin, bone mineral density and bowel/bladder function in users.  Improved mental health and self-esteem, and the increased ability to communicate and perform daily activities.  Ability to better...

Allegiance Group, Breg, Medtrade East, Parachute Health, Permobil, Ventec, Walgreens Boots


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Parachute Health empowers adoption

October 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PRINCETON, N.J. – Parachute Health has made it easier for HME providers to get buy in from referral sources on e-prescribing.   The company has developed a five-part onboarding process that providers can use with referral sources to show them how to use its platform to select products, build documentation, retrieve signatures and other tasks, says Brandon Zaharoff, vice president of strategy, marketing and data.  “Because of the pandemic, everyone knows they can’t...

e-prescribing, Home Medical Equipment, Parachute Health


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Ventec adds Parachute Health’s e-prescribing platform

September 30, 2021HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has integrated its VOCSN group of ventilators with Parachute Health’s e-prescribing platform. “Streamlining care for patients is at the heart of Ventec Life Systems, and we are proud to support innovative technology such as the Parachute Platform to provide greater access to the benefits of integrated respiratory care provided through the VOCSN group of ventilators,” said Jim Alwan, president and CEO of Ventec Life Systems. “And with...

e-prescribing, Parachute Health, Ventec Life Systems, VOCSN


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Parachute eases transition

November 30, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PRINCETON, N.J. - Parachute Health recently launched an end-to-end ordering solution to help HME providers and their referral sources ease into e-prescribing. The solution still allows the use of fax machines, but everything is centralized in a digital intake platform. “If a fax order needs to be fixed, it gets sent back digitally through the platform,” said Brandon Zaharoff, vice president of strategy, marketing and data for Parachute Health. “Then the provider...

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E-prescribing: Show them the way

September 3, 2019David Gelbard

A. In speaking with many caregivers and with many clinicians, it is clear that many can be hesitant about embracing new technology, especially ones that involve sharing their own personal information. Rightfully so, clinicians are protective about what information is shared with others. They devote their lives to helping others and don't want to feel taken advantage of. But over the years, it is also true that clinicians are becoming more receptive to technology. Whether it's via legislation or by...

David Gelbard, e-prescribing, Parachute Health


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E-prescribing: Understand technology at hand

July 25, 2019David Gelbard

A. Technology but it can sometimes be overwhelming to manage all of the different workflows that come with embracing new technologies. Sometimes, even if a new tool seems useful, the headache of managing all of the different applications can negate the tool's benefits. A new technology is only useful if it does something new and different to improve your workflow. If your current workflow can accomplish 90% of what the new technology can offer, you have to determine if that 10% is worth learning...

David Gelbard, e-prescribing, Parachute Health


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E-prescribing: Keep patients your top priority

July 1, 2019David Gelbard

A. Technological advancement across all industries can bring positive and negative repercussions. The key to implementing positive changes is by adopting systems that benefit all parties involved such as simplifying workflows, increasing efficiency and providing the necessary support.In speaking with partners and colleagues across the country, it is striking how imbalanced and unaligned caregivers, vendors, and physicians can be when adopting new technological changes. A new change for a caregiver...

David Gelbard, e-prescribing, Parachute Health


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