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Medtrade Spring preview: Keep reserves

February 10, 2017John Andrews

LAS VEGAS - Although considerable challenges exist within the HME industry, astute companies can still find prosperity in the market, provider Steve Burman says.Burman, CEO of Aston, Pa.-based Burman's Medical Supplies, will sit on a panel at Medtrade Spring to discuss “Success Stories in HME: How Providers Have Grown in the Face of a Declining Industry.” Through “persistence, integrity, productive paranoia, hyper-focusing and outstanding service,” he has managed to keep his...

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Burmans refocuses on supplies

January 3, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA - After more than a half century in business, provider Steve Burman recently sold Burmans Pharmacy, the community pharmacy his father founded.The sale, along with the sale in 2015 of Burmans Specialty Pharmacy to Diplomat Pharmacy for nearly $83 million, allows Burman to refocus on Burmans Medical Supplies, which specializes in wound care (80%) catheters (20%).“Pharmacy is not an easy business these days with the PBMs,” said Burman, CEO of Burmans Medical Supplies. “It...

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Steve Burman says, Do the right thing

May 26, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Steven Burman is the only one of three brothers to grow up in his father's retail pharmacy, running the register and organizing the magazines. After graduating from pharmacy school in 1983, he went right to work at BurmansRx, buying it in 1995. BurmansRx, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, was recognized in April as a 2015 Philadelphia Smart CEO Family Business. Burman, now president and CEO of the BurmansRx family, which includes the retail pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy, and a medical...

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Burmans honored as family business

April 22, 2015HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA - BurmansRx has been recognized as a 2015 Philadelphia Smart CEO Family Business. The award honors family businesses that are growing and successful, according to a press release. "We are honored to be recognized as a key player in the vitality of our economy and to the well-being of our patients and greater community," stated Steve Burman, president and CEO, in a press release. Burmans marks it 50th anniversary this year.

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Burmans changes channel on advertisers

May 23, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BROOKHAVEN, Pa. - Tired of losing catheter patients to TV advertisers offering free samples, provider Steve Burman decided it was time to reintroduce his company.“I saw the need for us to step up our patient interactions and patient care and inform them that when they respond to these ads they may be signing up to go to that company,” said Burman, founder and CEO of Burmans Medical Supplies. “We want to make sure our patients are aware that we can offer all the same things.”In...

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Burmans reaches out to catheter market

April 9, 2014HME News Staff

BROOKHAVEN, Pa. - Burmans Medical Supplies has launched an outreach campaign aimed at the growing number of catheter users. That staff at Burmans is trained to deal discreetly with issues related to catheters, according to a press release. “While urinary issues are something most people eventually deal with, they are a very private issue—nobody is going to talk about it at a cocktail party,” Founder and CEO Steve Burman said. “We also offer all the leading product brands,...

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