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Remote monitoring: Embrace technology, gather data, drive value

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11/02/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – There’s “an explosion” in remote patient monitoring and HME providers need to have a firm grasp of the market if they want to benefit from the trend, says Dr. Richard Popiel.

E-commerce done right

‘Use it as a cash register’
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11/02/2020

CHICAGO – Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in mid-March, pharmacies and HME providers have been rushing to court online shoppers, but just because you build an e-commerce website, doesn’t mean they will come, says Kamal Haddad.

Great Elm DME sees slower growth

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11/02/2020

WALTHAM, Mass. – Great Elm DME’s new patient setups for PAP declined 23% year-over-year in its fiscal fourth quarter, but things are improving, say company officials.

M&A and COVID: ‘Tech is everything’

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10/02/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – M&A analysts expect a busy fourth quarter, as changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic create stronger companies that are attractive to both buyers and investors.

M&A sizzles: NSM closes biggest deal yet, Spiro Health buys The Medical Store, Rehab Medical buys Wheelchairs Plus

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10/02/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has acquired Austin, Texas-based Travis Medical, in a deal that includes 27 locations in 23 markets across the Pacific Northwest, Texas, Oklahoma and Florida. 

Spiro Health acquires The Medical Store

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10/02/2020

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – Spiro Health has acquired The Medical Store, giving it a footprint across all six New England states, as well as the District of Columbia and Virginia.

Scott Markovich is on the hunt for Medicaid savings

At the top of his list: Keeping people home, reducing costs
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09/30/2020

HARTFORD, Conn. – With many state Medicaid programs facing increased enrollment but decreased budgets, the timing of CareCentrix’s recent expansion into the Medicaid managed care market couldn’t be better, says Scott Markovich.

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.

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