HME News

  • Homecare Champion speaks on behalf of tiny state and resonates in larger industry
    Theresa Flaherty

    BARBOURSVILLE, West Va. – Regina Gillispie was already a 20-year veteran of the HME industry when parts of her rural service area were combined with the Ashland, Ky., MSA in Round 2 of competitive bidding. That forced her off the sidelines and to Washington, D.C., in...

  • Merits, Avid launch Precision Comfort
    Liz Beaulieu

    CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Merits Health Products and its complex rehab division Avid Rehab are one step closer to becoming a one-stop shop for that product category.

    Merits and Avid have launched a new division called Precision Comfort that manufactures seat backs and cushions.

    “There really aren’t...

  • Medtrade lookback: Manufacturers take center stage on show floor
    Liz Beaulieu

    ATLANTA – Manufacturers and vendors strutted their stuff en mass at Medtrade in October in Atlanta. Here’s a roundup of what some of them had on offer.

    3B feeds cash-hungry providers

    3B Medical’s Alex Lucio said at Medtrade that the company has sold out of its Lumin...

  • Session recap: Even events need to be measured, says VGM’s Sarah Conger
    Jeff Rowe

    ATLANTA – HME providers are almost always looking for new ways to bring customers and other prospects through their front doors, and many are turning to in-store events.

    In the Medtrade session “You’re Invited! Tips, Tricks and Tools for Hosting an Impactful In-store Event,” Sarah Conger,...

  • In brief: Medtrade wraps up, new bid resource debuts
    HME News Staff

    ATLANTA – Medtrade attendees selected Caire’s FreeStyle Comfort portable oxygen concentrator as this year’s gold winner in the New Product Pavilion.

    Abely’s portable electric recliner, the Abelift, took home silver; and 3B Medical’s CPAP hose cleaner, the Lumin Bullet, took home bronze.

    The winners were announced...