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Get in the mood for retail biz


LAS VEGAS – When a customer walks into your retail store, don’t ask them what insurance they have, providers said during a panel discussion on retail at Medtrade Spring in March.

A supply chain in distress?

Respondents report delays, back orders, cancellations, increased prices

YARMOUTH, Maine – A whopping 95% of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re having trouble obtaining new equipment from manufacturers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dispatches from the dining room: 'Sorry, Dr. Masood, I can't hear anything!'

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

I had no sooner positioned my phone on the dining room table, speaker phone engaged and introduced myself to Dr. Sohail Masood of KabaFusion when the lawn guys showed up in all their noisy, machine-wielding glory.

Aeroflow goes big with new venture


ASHVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has launched Aeroflow Ventures to focus on expansion opportunities, including mergers and acquisitions.

Dispatches from the dining room: Notes on the coronavirus

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

My most important task as a reporter when it comes to any crisis happening in the world at large is talking to HME providers to find out what’s happening on the front lines. What are you seeing? What’s been the impact? What are you doing?

JMeds: Right equipment,right time


FORT WORTH, Texas – JMeds is on track to open a few new locations in Texas this year, with an eye on expanding nationally, says Joshua Robertson, president.

Package provides relief to HME industry ‘on the front lines’


WASHINGTON – A stimulus package passed by Congress this afternoon will provide a financial boost to HME providers caring for patients during the current coronavirus pandemic.

TBO maintaining operations


MODESTO, Calif. – Tactical Back Office, a firm offering remote personnel services for processing HME orders, has continued operations throughout the coronavirus outbreak, resulting in little disruption for its clients, while keeping employees and clients safe.

Stimulus package includes HME provisions


WASHINGTON – The Senate last night passed a $2 trillion stimulus package that included several HME-related provisions, including extending the 50/50 blended rate in rural and non-contiguous, non-competitively bid areas.

PHS expands core, strengthens reach


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service’s recent acquisition of RSVP Home Care “checked off” several boxes for the provider as it looks to grow its national footprint, says CEO Cameo Zehnder.