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Study: Risk of increased health care utilization for children with sleep disorders 

April 1, 2024HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. - Among children who had a chronic medical condition, those who also had a diagnosed sleep disorder were nearly two times more likely to have increased health care utilization than those who had no sleep disorder, according to a new study. The study, "Association between sleep disorders and health care utilization in children with chronic medical conditions: A Medicaid claims data analysis.” appeared in the April 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the official...

health care utilization, Pediatrics, Sleep Disorders

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PHS sees Florida as ‘positive move’ 

December 1, 2023HME News Staff

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service has entered the Florida market with its acquisition of Jacksonville-based All About Pediatrics, one of two recent acquisitions the company has made as it continues to build out its platform, says CEO Adam Nielsen.  PHS already had a longstanding relationship with All About Pediatrics, which provides respiratory therapy and enteral nutrition though three locations in Jacksonville, Orlando and Palm City.  “We’re always looking...

Adam Nielsen, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Pediatric Home Service, Pediatrics

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HME Home Health, Motion partner on event 

November 27, 2023HME News Staff

RICHMOND, British Columbia – HME Home Health collaborated with Motion to host a one-day conference on Nov. 14 that highlighted pediatric equipment. The event, which had the theme “Creating & Enhancing Accessibility for Young Lives,” provided local physical therapists and other health professionals with education on best practices in pediatric equipment provision. “HME was excited to partner with Motion, another local pediatric equipment provider, to host this valuable clinical...

HME Home Health, Motion, Pediatrics

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Numotion launches SpinKids

October 5, 2023HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has launched SpinKids, a brand dedicated to the mobility and equipment needs of the pediatric market.  SpinKids, which operates as the newest segment of SpinLife, offers a range of products from bath seats and car seats to wheelchairs, strollers and gait trainers. It also provides comparisons of top products based on expert and customer input.  “We are extremely excited to announce the launch of SpinKids,” said Bret Barczak, chief marketing...

Numotion, Pediatrics, SpinKids, spinlife

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Business Development

Patients need tech that ‘grows’ with them

August 25, 2023John Andrews

The pediatric market has several facets to distinguish it from other HME categories, but none more than the need for equipment patients can continue to use as they grow. Having a product that “grows” along with them – especially from an early age – enables pediatric patients to retain familiarity and comfort instead of constantly adjusting to new technology, market specialists say.  “The products that are most desired early in a child’s life are those that...

Pediatrics, Permobil, Quantum Rehab

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Funding, care coordination key for kids

August 2, 2022John Andrews

Pediatrics can be viewed as a complex puzzle consisting of disparate pieces that must fit together to furnish the comprehensive care each patient needs. HME providers serving this market are tasked with finding the funding, care coordination, clinical resources and medical equipment designed for growing bodies.  It’s a major challenge that brings major rewards, says Amy Morgan, principal product manager at Lebanon, Tenn.-based Permobil.  “The reality of serving as a CRT...

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Pediatric mobility, Pediatrics, Permobil, Pride Mobility, Quantum Rehab, Sunrise Medical

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Sunrise buys James Leckey Design

August 20, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has acquired two pediatric mobility brands, Leckey and Firefly. Sunrise Medical's acquisition of James Leckey Design, along with its subsidiaries Firefly Friends and Vidal Global, extends the company's pediatric product offering and provides a complementary fit with its existing offering in that market, it says. “The pediatric sector is strategically important for us as we continue to improve people's lives,” said Thomas Babacan, president...

Firefly, Leckey, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Pediatrics, Sunrise Medical

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PHS takes steps to protect patients

March 17, 2020HME News Staff

ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Pediatric Home Service has put in place measures to increase the safety of its pediatric patients with compromised immune systems, their families and employees. Those measures include restricting interactions and serving as a resource for reusing critical supplies during a shortage, the company says. PHS and its subsidiaries, The Care Group, RSVP and Pulmonary Partners, will continually update a specific website to ensure families and caregivers have access to the most current...

Coronavirus, Measures, Pandemic, Pediatric Home Service, Pediatrics

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Business Development

Patient growth at heart of pediatrics

September 3, 2019John Andrews

Serving the pediatric market presents its own unique set of challenges for HME providers because of the meticulous detail it requires for its special patients. The category covers all aspects of a child patient's care, from providing highly clinical rehab, mobility and respiratory products and services, to navigating what can be a complicated Medicaid reimbursement system.Technology that growsProviders committed to this market have deftly handled all of those obstacles out of compassion and dedication...

Home Medical Equipment (HME), Pediatrics, Permobil, Sunrise Medical, TiLite

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PHS hosts healthcare professionals from Japan

June 18, 2019HME News Staff

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Pediatric Home Service on June 12 hosted heatlhcare professionals from Japan to educate them on current trends in healthcare delivery in the U.S. and help familiarize them with American culture. The professionals included physicians, administrators and healthcare management consultants. “We were thrilled to give our guests from Japan an overview on transitioning medically complex kids from hospital to home,” said Tamara Schafer, outreach manager at PHS. “To be...

Japan, Pediatric Home Service, Pediatrics

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