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Rhythm Healthcare names Yoel COO

February 28, 2024HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has named Mitch Yoel as its chief operating officer. Yoel has a long career in the health care industry, including roles at Drive DeVilbiss, and, more recently, at Journey Health and Lifestyle, where he served as CEO. "I am delighted to welcome Mitch Yoel to Rhythm Healthcare as our new chief operating officer,” said Doug Francis, CEO. “Having had the privilege of working alongside Mitch for over a decade at Drive Medical, I have witnessed...

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Manufacturers seek to ‘take pain away’

February 2, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – The decision by Philips to discontinue its line of oxygen concentrators in the U.S. will leave a significant gap in the market, but manufacturers say they’re ramping up to meet increased demand, with lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and the CPAP recall.  Just prior to announcing it had agreed on the terms of a consent decree related to the recall, Philips announced on Jan. 25 that it was discontinuing sales for 19 products, including the EverFlo home...

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Providers try to balance cost, convenience of POCs

January 5, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – Adoption of portable oxygen concentrators has increased, but providers say the units still present challenges, particularly when it comes to durability.  In general, the lighter the weight, typically the less durable the device, says Dave Anderson, owner of Anderson's Medical Products in Terre Haute, Ind.  “The heavier and more protected it is, (the more durable it is), but you lose the benefit of the light weight, and that’s what it’s...

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Rhythm resolves to increase adoption

November 17, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has launched a new program called Rhythm Resolve to address one of the major roadblocks to wider adoption of portable oxygen concentrators.  Under the program, if a Rhythm POC “goes down” within its three-year warranty period due to a manufacturer defect, the company will just replace it, says Doug Francis.  “The provider has a fear that a POC business model will be disruptive to the patient,” said Francis, president...

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In brief: Henry Schein doubles down, Inogen ‘disappointed,’ Rhythm consolidates 

August 9, 2023HME News Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Henry Schein, a provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical professionals, has signed an agreement to acquire a majority ownership position in Shield Healthcare, a provider of medical supplies with net sales of about $180 million in 2022.  Henry Schein, which acquired Prism Medical, also a provider of supplies, in 2021, says its acquisition of Valencia, Calif.-based Shield Healthcare will advance its continuum of care delivery model.  “As...

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Rhythm Healthcare consolidates distribution centers 

August 8, 2023HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare will consolidate its distribution center in St. Petersburg, Fla., into its existing operations in Memphis, Tenn.  The company says operating two distribution centers in the Southeast resulted in unnecessary costs and led to challenges in maintaining consistent inventory levels.  “By centralizing our distribution operations in Memphis, we can streamline processes, improve efficiency and eliminate duplicate costs,” the company...

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In brief: MSC makes buy, CMS proposes CGM changes, SpinLife opens physical location

October 14, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired ProMedica Home Medical Equipment, a provider of respiratory, diabetes and other home medical equipment services in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  ProMedica serves the largest health system in Northwest Ohio.   “We are excited to announce a long-term partnership with ProMedica Health System to provide best-in-class discharge planning and care management services across their expansive care network,” MSC stated...

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Rhythm Healthcare: ‘Good partners share in both good and bad times’ 

October 11, 2022HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has announced that it has eliminated ocean surcharges. “The addition of ocean surcharges in 2021 was always intended to be temporary,” the company announced in an email to customers on Oct. 10. “These were necessary to offset the up to tenfold increase in shipping costs experienced with both air and water freight. During this time, we at Rhythm Healthcare never chose to pass along more than 50% of those extras. We have always approached...

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In brief: Invacare layoffs, Philips recall, ResMed exec

May 6, 2022HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is streamlining its operations in the United States, primarily related to headcount reductions, to improve its cost structure, according to a May 4 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  As a result, the company anticipates annual pre-tax savings of about $2.8 million, with about $1.9 million to be realized in 2022. It will incur restructuring charges of $800,000 and expects to make cash payments in the same amount, primarily related to...

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Rhythm launches online portal

May 3, 2022HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has launched a new customer portal for placing and managing online orders. Features of the portal include online ordering, search function, order tracking, invoice information, case/query submissions and live chat. The company asks its provider customers to reach out to their account representatives to request website login credentials. Rhythm Healthcare recently added a third distribution center in Ontario, Calif., allowing it to better serve its customer...

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