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Q&A " McDevitt: Technology enhances patient care


After several years of consulting HME providers, Anna McDevitt says it was serendipity that led her to switch sides.

Both companies had similar views in how they’d like to see technology make the delivery of post-acute care easier, she said.

Quality care model pegged as ‘new frontier’


ATLANTA – As health care continues its shift from a quantity to quality care model, there’s no simple answer as to how DME providers can make sure they’re part of the picture, said attorneys at Medtrade on Monday.

AAHomecare tries to make it personal


WASHINGTON – A businessman at heart, it doesn’t sit well with Tom Ryan that AAHomecare’s membership numbers have been flat for the past three years.

Stakeholders challenge OIG

‘We hope they will actually look at what is actually happening to utilization’

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) says it will use Medicare claims data to review the impact of competitive bidding on beneficiary access to DME, but industry stakeholders don’t want the agency to stop there.

Know what you're trying to accomplish


ATLANTA – Many HME providers want to diversify their product lines, but it’s no secret that many aren’t quite sure how best to go about doing it.

Cape Medical drives roadworthy contest


SANDWICH, Mass. – Cape Medical Supply is asking people to keep their eyes open and smartphones handy. Posting a photo of one of the provider’s delivery vehicles on Facebook could earn them a Dunkin Donuts gift card.

Pre-show schedule now includes online marketing seminar


ORLANDO – There’s a new pre-show seminar scheduled for Medtrade: Marketing consultants Lisa Wells and Anna McDevitt will present “Keeping your business ahead of the digital curve” on Oct. 7 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.