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Top CEOs: Rein in administrative spending

‘We need to be talking about … getting off the damn fax machine’
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09/25/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – The best way to improve margins in an industry that suffers from constant pricing pressure is by reducing administrative burdens, said panelists during a recent discussion on “Post-pandemic: The rise of post-acute care.”

Vertess closes four deals during pandemic

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09/22/2020

FORTH WORTH, Texas – Vertess has closed on four DME transactions in the second and third quarters, despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Highmark Health taps into stay-at-home preferences

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09/18/2020

PITTSBURGH – Highmark Health recently expanded its Home Recovery Care program to two more hospitals in its network, boosted by the ongoing public health emergency that has increased the value of home care.

Annual event ‘bigger’ than Medical Service Company

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09/18/2020

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has taken its annual education forum for RTs and sleep technicians completely online this year and has tapped a well-known industry leader to keynote the event.

Expanding telehealth is ‘worthwhile for everybody’

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09/11/2020

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory is throwing its support behind the CONNECT Act, a bill that would expand telehealth services for RTs, because it would also help to strengthen the referral process for oxygen therapy.

Retail providers respond to market shifts

‘We had to create a new supply chain for a lot of these things’
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08/21/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – When customer demand for standard DME took a nosedive during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail providers found themselves shifting gears to meet market demands.

Tornado forces rebuild, rethink

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08/21/2020

HERMITAGE, Tenn. – Provider Kevin Brown was hit with a double whammy in early March, when a deadly tornado struck the Nashville area, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take hold.

Protech reports double-digit increases in its customer base

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08/19/2020

CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical reported revenue of $25.9 million for the third quarter of 2020, a 28% increase compared to the same period last year and a 7% increase from the previous quarter.

Protech works to build NIV business

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08/12/2020

CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical has executed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire a private respiratory company in the Midwest reporting unaudited trailing annual revenues of about $5 million, positive adjusted EBITDA and positive net income.

AdaptHealth sees ‘permanent shift up’ on resupply rates

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08/07/2020

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth executives don’t expect volume for new CPAP setups to return to pre-pandemic levels in 2020, but they say that’s largely offset by its strong resupply business.

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