St. Petersburg, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Synzi, a virtual care company, has announced that United Methodist Communities (UMC), a faith-based, nonprofit organization with a 112+ year history in New Jersey, is using Synzi’s virtual care platform in HomeWorks, its home care division. Synzi will strengthen engagement between their nursing staff and clients.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 25, 2020) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a final "Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs."
PHOENIX, Arizona (February 24, 2020) -- In an effort to reduce costs and boost attendance, Medtrade Spring will move from Las Vegas to Phoenix, Arizona, next year, show officials announced Monday.
The show, which will also be renamed "Medtrade West," will run April 12-14, 2021, and will also undergo a shift in format, with much less time overlap for the educational sessions and the expo.
ATLANTA (February 20, 2020)—The American Society on Aging (ASA), an association of diverse multidisciplinary professionals who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families, will honor leaders in the field of aging during the presentation of the ASA Leadership Awards at the 2020 Aging in America Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Updated Feb. 21, 2020: Walmart reached out to AAHomecare and confirmed the devices have been removed from the website.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2020)—As reported last week, the Trump Administration published the HHS Fiscal Year 2021 Budget in Brief which included several proposals related to the home medical equipment industry.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 19, 2020)—QS/1, a pharmacy operating system provider and innovator, is proud to be once again a major sponsor of the Pharmacy Development Services (PDS) Super-Conference, Feb. 27-29. This annual event keeps the needs of independent pharmacists and their staff at the forefront of the conference and the experiences it offers.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 19, 2019)—Jeff Huber, CEO of Home Instead, joined Serve America Together as campaign co-chair to advance efforts to make national service part of growing up in America.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (February 18, 2020)—Casamba, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for contract therapy providers, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, and outpatient therapy, announced it has added eCare21 to its partner network. The service is available immediately to Casamba Skilled customers.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (February 17, 2020)—The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) and more than 250 leading patient advocacy organizations, pharmacy groups, physician specialty societies, home infusion providers, and other stakeholders are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to revisit their flawed interpretation of Medicare’s home infusion therapy services benefit.
LAS VEGAS (February 17, 2020)—Medtrade Spring has once again partnered with key exhibitors/speakers to offer five in-depth educational opportunities the day before the expo begins. These workshops are available as add-ons to a conference or expo pass.
OLD FORGE, Penn. (February 17, 2020)—Pennsylvania-based manufacturer, Golden Technologies, announced the expansion of their distribution capabilities with the opening of a new facility in Laflin, Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 14, 2020)—NAHC President William A. Dombi told the Senate Special Committee on Aging on Wednesday, Feb. 12th, that while the “Medicare home health benefit is well managed,” it needs to be modernized to improve access to quality care in the home for all Americans, especially those living in rural areas.
CHICAGO (February 14, 2020)—BrightStar Care is a medical and non-medical home health care franchise. The brand expanded into many previously untapped markets in 2019 and has promising projections for 2020.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (February 14, 2020)—GreenWay Herbal Products, LLC, a botanical innovation company rooted in science, recently launched Tanasi, a line of hemp-derived cannabinoid products. Each product is specially formulated using a patent-pending CBDA/CBD formula developed at one of the world’s leading plant-science university research labs investigating botanical medicine and health.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2020)—The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faced sharp questioning during a Senate committee hearing on Feb. 5 from skeptical Senators about a growing backlog of unpaid providers caring for elderly and disabled veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2020)—This week, the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget was published by the Trump Administration. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published an accompanying Budget in Brief that highlights all the proposals that impact health care.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (February 12, 2020)—Numotion, the nation’s largest provider of complex rehab technology, is continuing its mission to bring innovative mobility products to people living with disabilities. The company announced it has signed a preferred agreement with NOW Technologies (NOW Tech) to become the first U.S. distributor for the company’s full line of next-generation power wheelchair control systems.
ANACORTES, Wash. (February 11, 2020)—Integra and QS/1 announced the two pharmacy software solution providers are combining their customer conferences into one event. The inaugural iQ Conference will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, May 12–15, 2020, bringing experts from community and institutional pharmacy under one roof to share a wealth of educational and networking opportunities.