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HME vs. Amazon: Providers help out—for a fee

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11/09/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have always held the competitive edge over online stores when it comes to service, they say. But now, that service may come with a price tag.

In brief: Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice; Apria goes nat’l with Medela

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11/02/2018

SEATTLE – Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.

Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice

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10/30/2018

SEATTLE – Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.

Amazon eyes medical supplies pilot

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07/18/2018

SEATTLE – Amazon is reportedly looking to create a pilot program with Xealth and at least two hospital networks that would allow doctors to recommend bundles of medical supplies and have them delivered to patients’ home upon discharge, according to an article on cnbc.com.

In brief: Amazon wants to disrupt health care, VGM helps protect sleep contract

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03/30/2018

BOSTON – DME is one of five possible points of entry for Amazon to dominate the healthcare market, according to a new report from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.

Amazon wants to disrupt health care, including DME, report says

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03/27/2018

BOSTON – DME is one of five possible points of entry for Amazon to dominate the healthcare market, according to a new report from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.

Amazon wants to disrupt health care, including DME, report says

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03/27/2018

BOSTON – DME is one of five possible points of entry for Amazon to enter and dominate the healthcare market, according to a new report from global management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.

AAH investigates illegal online sales

‘Nobody asked for us for a prescription, and it wasn’t a mistake or accident’
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01/12/2018

WASHINGTON – The sale of medical devices over the Internet without a required prescription is nothing new, but with the possibility of Amazon getting into the HME market in a bigger

Enter Amazon? Negative impact would be felt far and wide, say poll respondents

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12/29/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Unsurprisingly, a large majority of providers fear the “Amazon effect” on the DME market, according to the results of a recent HME Newspoll.

AAHomecare seeks to curb illegal online sales

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12/14/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is working with outside counsel on a strategy to curb illegal online sales of durable medical equipment, after learning that third-party sellers in North Dakota sold CPAP devices through Amazon without prescriptions.