Factor Named QS/1 President
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 28, 2017)—J M Smith Corporation has named Saul Factor, RPh, as the new president of QS/1, effective July 1, 2017. Factor, who brings a wealth of experience and leadership in...
Home Care Medical Reaccredited by Joint Commission
NEW BERLIN, Wis. (June 28, 2017)—Home Care Medical, Inc. one of Wisconsin’s largest and most respected providers of home medical equipment, respiratory care and rehab technology has received...
Wheelchairs 4 Kids Recognizes Harmar
SARASOTA, Fla. (JUNE 27, 2017)—Harmar Mobility, LLC (Harmar), a manufacturer of mobility and accessibility lifts received the “Hero of Freedom Award” at the Wheelchairs 4 Kids Heroes Appreciation...
New Legislation Would Provide Medicare Coverage for Wigs to Cancer Patients
WATERLOO, Iowa (June 27, 2017)—Last week Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) introduced a bill that would provide coverage for wigs to Medicare beneficiaries. The bill, HR 2925 would allow wigs to be covered...
Graham-Field Selected as a 2017 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Semi-Finalist
ATLANTA (June 26, 2017)—GF Health Products, Inc. (Graham-Field) is a recipient of a $5,000 grant and a semi-finalist in the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC), a grant competition...
CMS Announces Continued Exemption for CRT Products from Competitive Bid Pricing
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2017)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that accessories for Group 3 power Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) mobility products will...
Hint and Qardio Team Up to Bring Direct Care Technology into the Home
SAN FRANCISCO (June 26, 2017)—Qardio, a digital health ecosystem and Hint, a direct care administration platform, announce a partnership that will bring Qardio’s solutions to direct care providers...
Fall Prevention Innovation Challenge Winners Announced by AARP Services Inc. UnitedHealthcare
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2017)—AARP Services, Inc. (ASI) and UnitedHealthcare announced the winners of the Fall Prevention Innovation Challenge. The Challenge, launched in February to identify new...
Editors' Top 5, Week of June 26
Where Residents Have the Highest Median Age Between 2000 and 2016, 95.2 percent of all counties experienced increases in median age. (Lois A. Bowers/McKnight’s Senior Living) Bringing Healing...
Universal Software Introduces Enhances Collections and Denials Management to HDMS
DAVISON, Mich. (June 23, 2017)—Universal Software Solutions, Inc. (USSI), a provider of practice management solutions for the home health care and medical equipment markets, has enhanced its...
Aspen's Williamson Wins EY Entrepreneur of Year Award
IRVINE, Calif. (June 23, 2017)—Aspen Medical Products, a provider of spinal braces, is proud to announce that Founder and CEO Dan Williamson won the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award...
CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program Updates to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Burdens
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 21, 2017)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would make changes in the second year of the Quality Payment Program as required by...
Universal Software Announces Keynote Speakers for HDMS Users Conference
DAVISON, Mich. (June 21, 2017)—Universal Software Solutions, Inc. (USSI), a provider of practice management solutions for the home health care markets has announced the keynote speakers for its 2017...
Responsive Respiratory Celebrates 15 Years
ST. LOUIS (June 21, 2017)—Responsive Respiratory Inc. (RRI) celebrates its 15th anniversary as the leader in high-pressure home oxygen equipment and supplies. RRI announced today that it is...
Rich Golden Wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Junior Achievement
OLD FORGE, Penn. (June 20, 2017)—Rich Golden, CEO of Golden Technologies, was recently honored by Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the annual...