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Pass the Pepto. Healthcare reform targets oxygen

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The news coming out of Washington on healthcare reform keeps getting worse for HME. This little nugget of coal came in late Tuesday evening from AAHomecare:

More reason to worry about healthcare reform

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

If you aren't already worried and concerned about how healthcare reform is being carried out in Washington, you will after reading Congressman Randy Forbes

Medicare's sacred cows

Friday, June 19, 2009

If you've been reading this blog over the past few weeks, you know that I'm pretty fed up with doctors. When it comes to healthcare utilization, doctors are the gatekeepers. Unless they write a prescription, patients don't get a drug, a piece of medical equipment or whatever.

Invacare hits the trifecta

Monday, June 15, 2009

Congratulations to Invacare for being named to the Fortune 1000. This is a credit to CEO Mal Mixon's leadership and vision. To grow a company from $19 million to $1.75 billion is an incredible achievement.

Congratulations, Beth Bowen

Friday, June 12, 2009

There are a lot of great state HME associaton executive directors out there, but none more dedicated than Beth Bowen, who leads the North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Suppliers (NCAMES).