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New Rotech CEO talks strategy


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare is speeding up turnaround plans, with a new CEO and some “aggressive goals.”

Technology to drive growth in HME market


DALLAS – U.S. demand for home medical equipment is forecast to grow 8.2% annually to $12.6 billion in 2018, according to a report by RnRMarketResearch.

Helping providers be heroes


SUPERIOR, Colo. – The CPAP Horizon Project (CHP) has joined the fray of companies offering apps to help patients manage their sleep therapy, but founder Doug Hudiburg says providers are the drivers behind his.

‘Fleet management is the way to go’

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Invacare is placing its bets on HME providers that use fleet management principles to survive and thrive under competitive bidding.

Efficiencies: Do your tech homework

Q. What are the key technological advancements in DME that we can look at to improve efficiency?

A. The largest motivation providers should keep in mind when focusing on potential efficiencies is the ability to successfully implement technological advancements into their business.

Advanced Home Care goes mobile


GREENSBORO, N.C. – When you have 1,500 employees across five states, investing in technology is key for keeping things efficient—especially if you want to be prepared for the future, says Allen Helms.

IT is key for HME


The importance of information technology in today’s HME market cannot be overstated.

Who owns the home?

Friday, January 11, 2013

There seemed to be quite a bit of healthcare-related buzz coming out of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This gigantic and glitzy show was more about technological advancements in TVs, computers and smart phones, of course, but it also included a Digital Health Summit on Jan.

Are you thinking clearly?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Jim Noland

Our first goal as business owners or managers is to bring clear thinking to our companies. Every day, ideas and decisions come from our desks that result in hundreds of ideas and decisions from the professionals in our organizations.

'We are heading into Round 2 lean and mean'

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Last month, as part of a Technology Special Report that HME News is putting together and that will appear as an insert to the September issue, I asked HME providers to tell me how they have used technology to change their businesses for the better.