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Dispatches from the dining room: Another stupid question? Everyone's a critic

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Every month HME News sends out a newspoll to gauge provider opinion on timely issues affecting the HME industry. Some poll questions are better than others, but we always try to put thought into them.

It’s harder than you might think.

What a first half of the year it’s been

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Monday, July 13, 2020

It being July (how did that happen—very quickly and very slowly at the same time), I logged into Google Analytics to find the most read stories for the first half of the year.

Dispatches from the dining room: Who's running this show, anyhow?

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

I couldn’t have timed it more perfectly if I were starring in a sitcom. Just ahead of our scheduled podcast recording on Wednesday afternoon, I tucked myself away in my quiet bedroom, phone, laptop with script, and headphones at hand.

'See' you in September

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Monday, June 22, 2020

We made the decision to transition the HME News Business Summit in September to a virtual event pretty early on during the coronavirus pandemic.

Unlocking the front door: Keys to reopening your business safely after COVID-19

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Monday, June 22, 2020
Adam Miller

The coronavirus pandemic’s effect on daily life has been unprecedented, and everyone—including business owners—has looked forward to returning to normal (in whatever shape that takes). Whether you find yourself in an area that has already lifted stay-at-home orders or is about to, there’s a lot to consider before resuming operations.

Medtrade 2020: Pondering possibilities

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Mark Lind

ATLANTA – What will the Nov. 2-4 Medtrade look like in 2020? Wider aisles, sanitation stations, dedicated entrances/exits, and reimagined registration areas are all on the table. The Medtrade team is discussing these and other possibilities for putting on the event coming out of the COVID-19 situation.

Dispatches from the dining room: Unicorn days and a connected future

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Monday, June 1, 2020

Today was a unicorn day.

What do I mean by that? In diabetes parlance, a unicorn is a blood sugar reading of 100. No scientific reasoning that I’m aware, it’s just a nice, round number, generating excitement not unlike that of aperfect score on a school test.

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COVID-19 and HME M&A

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

I caught up with Brad Smith, managing director and partner at Vertess, recently and he said the mergers and acquisition market for HME has been “a wild rollercoaster ride” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Dispatches from the dining room: Flattening the (blood sugar) curve

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Appropriate to my current WFH status, I also had my first ever telehealth appointment last week, with Sarah the CDE.

Don’t underestimate the ‘sidekicks’

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Friday, April 17, 2020
Sarah Hanna

With COVID-19 permeating every aspect of our lives and our media experience, we look for the good in our communities and continue to celebrate the front-line workers: health care staff, truckers, grocery store clerks, gas station attendants and the list continues.

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