Last week I got a phone call from a longtime HME provider who's been working in the Philadelphia market for 25 years. She has been reading HomeCare that entire time, she said, and she was calling... Read more >
How do you wash your feet? It's a question Sunil Achia, a product designer at HealthCraft Products, often uses to break the ice in social or business situations. Usually the answer he hears is... Read more >
Golden Technologies Buzzaround Lite Travel Scooter Delta tiller provides comfortable ride; allows user to rest wrists on the cushioned tiller while operating the scooter with their thumbs;... Read more >
In an outpouring of compassion, home medical equipment providers and manufacturers have reached into their warehouses and their pockets to donate durable medical equipment and supplies to Haiti in... Read more >
Nothing is scarier than the unknown, and HME providers tend to stick with what they know. While it's not easy to branch out into new product categories, experts say, particularly during a tough... Read more >
It's a little unusual lately to hear that someone is starting a new HME business. In fact, said Phil Stone, when some people hear that "they think I've just been let out of the asylum. Maybe I am... Read more >
Cast Handle Cast Handle soft nylon handles attach via hook and loop (adjustable 22-in. thigh loop or 16-in. calf loop) fasteners to a leg brace or cast, allowing the patient to lift injured leg... Read more >
Along with the plummeting temperatures that ushered in the New Year across much of the nation, home medical equipment providers told HomeCare they're worried about a deep freeze of their own in 2010... Read more >
DeVilbiss Healthcare IntelliPAP Bilevel S CPAP System flow-rounding technology softens transitions from IPAP to EPAP pressure; soft start function slowly increases to the prescribed pressure over a... Read more >
The home medical equipment industry is under full assault and, while numerous defenses are being mounted, they can only be successful with a united, concentrated grassroots effort from HME... Read more >
Wein Products Viramask N99ESC strapless, disposable face mask for enhanced respiratory protection; built in evaporative cooling design adheres to the face; molds to facial contours; one size fits... Read more >
Pride Mobility Products Corp. LL-510 Series three-position, full-recline chaise lounger lift chair with smooth operation and durability contemporary contoured pillow back enhances lumbar support and... Read more >
Based on attendee votes, the winners were: Innovation Award Philips Respironics. Murrysville, Pa., for its Trilogy 100 ventilator Providers Choice Award Freedom Wand, Zeeland, Mich., for its Freedom... Read more >
The home infusion therapy market continues to grow. For many patients, the convenience of having therapy outside of an acute care setting is preferable. And for some payers, the cost savings are... Read more >
Payment reductions, economic uncertainty and more stringent claim scrutiny have all contributed to the turbulent times confronting home medical equipment providers nationwide. Invariably and... Read more >