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Annual event ‘bigger’ than Medical Service Company


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’


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’

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


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


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


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


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.

Bill paying: Don’t set it and forget it


WATERLOO, Iowa – With an estimated 60% of DME patients walking out the door without making any sort of a payment, Jennifer Leon says it’s time for a shift in thinking.

Providers who wear capes: Free lunch, diapers and a really big giveback


YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have stepped up in acts both big and small to prove the COVID-19 pandemic has also brought out the best in people. 

OJ Medtech/Charm Medical buys into respiratory market


ISLIP, N.Y. – OJ Medtech/Charm Medical Supply has acquired PRO2 LLC, an oxygen and CPAP supply company that operates two locations in Buffalo, N.Y., and serves more than 10,000 patients annually.