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Owens & Minor donates supplies to Ukraine 

March 21, 2022HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va. – Owens & Minor has donated $500,000 worth of medical-grade personal protective equipment, including exam gloves, masks and isolation gowns, to support humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. The company’s staff coordinated across multiple distribution centers, including Chicago, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, to fast-track packaging and shipping, making it possible to expedite the transfer of more than 30 pallets of PPE – the equivalent of two full truckloads –...

Donation, Owens & Minor, personal protective equipment, Ukraine

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Providers spend thousands on PPE

January 5, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – The majority DMEPOS suppliers spent between $12,000 and $15,000 per location for personal protective equipment between December 2020 and December 2021, according to a survey conducted by VGM. The range for the expenditures varied from $5,000 to $25,000. VGM estimates the industry’s annual expenditure for PPE to be $135 million. VGM has sent the survey results to congressional offices. For an analysis of the results by VGM’s Mark Higley, click here.

Home Medical Equipment (HME), personal protective equipment, VGM Group

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