July 2003

Anyone who has spent a Sunday afternoon struggling to decipher The New York Times' crossword puzzle understands the challenges that HomeCare's editors
FLA Orthopedics/Lumbar Support Thermal Lumbar Support features reusable soft gel pack that can be heated or frozen features plush, ventilated elastic
HomeCare's staff traveled the country this Spring to attend several industry events, including Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas, May 6-9; The Heartland Conference
It's July, and Congress is knee-deep in its consideration of Medicare reform provisions and development of a Medicare prescription drug benefit. With
It would be impossible to doze through the noise being made recently in the sleep-disorder-products market. What once was a small, overlooked product
What should the average dealer do if national competitive bidding for durable medical equipment becomes a reality? There are many opportunities available
Quick: What causes 1,550 traffic fatalities, 71,000 crash-related injuries and $12.5 billion in damages each year?* Drunk driving? Not exactly. Try drowsy
As many of you know, I was privileged to have been elected chairman of the board of directors for the American Association for Homecare at the Association's
One look at Cara C. Bachenheimer's dossier leaves no room for doubt about her dedication to the health care industry. A partner with the Washington-based
For years, industry pundits and optimists have insisted that the home medical equipment industry is primed to serve the needs of the aging baby boomer
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. After two years of review, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' Standards Review Project has published
In Frost & Sullivan's report, North American Mobility Aids Markets, published last year, the authors write that the North American mobility market will
Washington As they gulped down coffee at 7:30 a.m. June 3, in a hotel conference room located just a few blocks from Capitol Hill, 200 home care stakeholders
Success stories aren't easy to come by in the home ventilator field, but Cynthia Gray has many and the number is growing. The vice president of respiratory
There's little doubt that advancing technology will continue to mean new options for those in need of mobility equipment and residential surroundings
Conferences VGM's Heartland Conference Includes Call to Action: The population of Waterloo, Iowa, increased by 668 May 28-31, as attendees of The Heartland