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Business Development

COVID's impact on accessibility varies

September 29, 2020John Andrews

Depending on who you ask, the COVID-19 influence is either helping, hindering, or having no impact on demand for home accessibility services. The virus pandemic has had the biggest impact on the HME industry's elderly clients, who have comprised the majority of deaths and hospitalizations since it first appeared in February. As a result, seniors are concerned about their vulnerability and are spending the majority of their time in seclusion at home. With elderly clients aging in place and in need...

coronavirus outbreak, Freeus, home accessibility, Home Medical Equipment, Mac's Lift Gate, Prairie View Industries, Stander


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'Aging in place' trend drives home accessibility

September 30, 2019John Andrews

Baby boomers wanting to stay at home despite mobility limitations is the key driver in the home accessibility market, specialists in the field say. The desire among boomers to avoid assisted living or skilled nursing facilities is strong and they are willing to pay for modifications that allow them to remain at home and “age in place.”Because HME providers serve these potential clients as mobility patients, they are in a great position to handle these home modification services as a business...

Harmar, home accessibility, Prairie View Industries


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Technology, accessibility reshape complex rehab

February 22, 2019John Andrews

In the complex world of complex rehab, two true business builders are emerging—digital technology and home accessibility. Embracing new technologies and home modification services both help to solidify bonds with mobility and rehab clients, specialists in the field say.Technology options are vast and applications have various purposes to foster provider-client relationships and improve the quality of care, says Misty Homen, solutions specialist for power mobility on Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare's...

complex rehab, Prairie View Industries, quantum rehab, Stealth Products


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Accessibility market complements HME biz

September 25, 2015John Andrews

Before Medicare came down hard on the HME industry with competitive bidding, getting involved with home accessibility just wasn't something that providers thought much about. Because the machinations are different enough, they didn't see it as a natural extension of their business.Now in the days of waning Medicare reimbursement, HME providers are taking a fresh look at opportunities in home accessibility, studying its merits and potential application as a new, more commercially oriented model. Upon...

Harmar, home accessibility, Prairie View Industries


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