Boost Your Retail IQ at Medtrade in Orlando, Fla

August 19, 2013
ORLANDO, FL – Medtrade 2013 will feature an expanded and improved Retail Design Center that takes the idea of a retail store concept to the next level. Attendees will be able to walk through displays and get an idea of how an effective showroom

Finding Solutions Often Begins with Finding Talent

August 12, 2013
WOODSTOCK, GA – For HME providers looking to attract the best talent, it’s not enough to place an ad in the help wanted section of the local newspaper. Even some familiar online tools are losing their punch. According to Adam Burkhart (pictur

Healthy Life Expectancies Highest in Hawaii, Lowest in Mississippi

August 12, 2013
ATLANTA – Demand for HME may well be highest in the South according to a new report from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control (CDC). According to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, residents of the South, regardless of race, an

HME Voice: One Hour to Help Turnaround Your Business

July 21, 2013
ALPHARETTA, GA – When an auto accident left Steve Kitchin a quadriplegic, the president of Indiana-based ConvertaStep, had to redefine himself. His difficult journey mirrors the challenges that many HME providers are facing these days.   To he

Study: Quality of Nation’s Nursing Homes Improving

July 15, 2013
DURHAM, NC—While surveys still show that elderly people wish to stay in their homes as they age, at least the quality of nursing homes has improved for those who can’t avoid moving out.  Since the 2008 implementation of CMS’ Five-Star Qual

Notification Requirements in the Event of a HIPAA Breach

April 29, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – According to the HIPAA privacy regulations, a “covered entity” (as defined by HIPAA) is required to notify an individual and the Secretary of DHHS “following the discovery of a breach of unsecured protected health informati