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Blogging from the beach: The freshman 15

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

After weeks of receiving email notifications from LinkedIn, I learned the reason why when I logged onto the company Slack this week.

August 25 marked my 15-year anniversary with HME News, according to the impeccable records of the Capable Erika.

Survey collects trends, patterns


WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM & Associates and HME News have launched the 14th annual HME Financial Benchmarking Survey.

Why we all show up


Greetings and Happy New Year from all of us at HME News!

As my first months as publisher of HME News comes to a close, I’d like to thank Rick, Liz, Theresa, Jo and everyone else here on our team for helping me jump into this new role and industry.

HME News names new publisher

Sarah Flanagan

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME News, the leading news source for the home medical equipment industry, has named Sarah Flanagan publisher effective Nov. 4.

Financial Benchmarking Survey is live


WATERLOO, Iowa, and YARMOUTH, Maine – VGM Group and HME News have opened the HME Financial Benchmarking Survey.

25 big ones, and still crazy for cartoons

Friday, December 14, 2018

It just occurred to me and Theresa this week, as we were pasting up the January issue (yes, in addition to writing 98% of all the stories that appear in the issue, we also lay it out using InDesign!), that 2019 is the 25th year that HME News has been in print.

25 big ones.

In brief: CMS releases adjusted rates, ResMed buys another software provider


WASHINGTON – CMS on May 25 published the adjusted reimbursement rates that will go into effect for seven months in rural areas.

VGM, HME News join forces on benchmarking survey


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group and HME News have partnered to administer one HME Financial Benchmarking Survey, rather than two separate surveys.

The Big Squeeze

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Like so many others in the HME industry, HME News has downsized a bit.

Consider us 'woke'

Friday, December 29, 2017

One of the many tasks the editors at HME News field is drumming up a newspoll each month. Sometimes the questions are better than others, and sometimes what seemed like a great question, on second read, after the poll already goes out, seem obvious.