Pharmacy Associations Approve New Standards for Community-Based Residency Programs
WASHINGTON, DC (February 4, 2016)—ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today approved the new standard for PGY1 Community-based...
Mediware to Host HME Denial Management Webinar
LENEXA, Kan. (February 4, 201)—Mediware Information Systems, Inc. is hosting a free webinar for attendees on Tuesday, February 23, at 1:00 CT (2:00 ET) to outline how providers can effectively manage...
CMS Releases Report on Initiative to Reduce Nursing Facility Hospital Readmissions
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2016)—Today we released the annual report summarizing impacts from the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents in 2014. This...
VGM's New Playbook is Industry Game Changer
WATERLOO, IOWA, (February 4, 2016)—VGM & Associates has launched the 2016 HME Business Playbook, a 26-page resource created specifically for the HME industry.   The playbook includes...
AAHomecare Partners with Leading Patient Groups on HME Access Issues
WASHINGTON D.C. (February 4, 2016)—In recent years, AAHomecare has focused on strengthening our partnerships with leading patient advocacy groups whose members depend on home medical equipment. This...
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K4Connect Launches New Solution for Senior Living Communities
RALEIGH, NC (February 3, 2016)—K4Connect, a technology integration company which creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and individuals living with disabilities, today announced a...
ProtoStar, Inc. Premiers Innovative New Walker
SAN DIEGO, (February 3, 2016)—ProtoStar, Inc., a designer and developer of advanced medical assistive mobility devices, announced today the launch of the LifeWalker Upright, a next-generation medical...
Valumatrix Launches Employee Engagement Newsletter Service
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (February 2, 2016)—It is no secret that when employees are generally happy in their lives and feel appreciated at work they tend to perform at a higher level. But lost...
Mediware to Premier New Version of CareTend Software at Medtrade Spring
LAS VEGAS (February 1, 2016)—The first release of CareTend made waves at last year’s Medtrade Spring, and software designers at the Lenexa, Kansas-based Mediware Information Systems have added...
Join the HME Breakfast Club at Medtrade Spring
LAS VEGAS (February 1, 2016)—You need breakfast and you want inspiration, so why not put the two together? On day three of Medtrade Spring, attendees will get the chance at The HME Breakfast Club...
Limited Space for Medtrade Spring Networking Events
LAS VEGAS (February 1, 2016)—Medtrade Spring is just one month away, and it’s not too late to find reasonable airfare and book a hotel to Las Vegas. This year’s show is scheduled for February 29–...
CMS Announces Home Health Patient Experience Rating Tool
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2016)—Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced the first patient experience of care star ratings on Home Health Compare. Known as Home...
CMS Releases Final Face-to-Face Rule for Home Health Services
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2016)—On January 27, CMS published the final rule to Medicaid Program; Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Health Services; Policy Changes and Clarifications Related to...
American Pharmacists Association Announces 2016 Awards and Honors
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 28, 2016)—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of the 2016 Awards and Honors Program recipients. Honorees will be officially recognized...