Experts warn pharma to take precautions against Thanksgiving thefts

“drug companies still need to take precautions when normal operations are disrupted Shepard said, explaining that: “Thanksgiving has the highest number of cargo thefts compared to all holidays.”

“Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are when most cargo thefts occur and most thefts occur with parked vehicles.””

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Your 2017 Marketing Plan | HomeCare Magazine

“A successful marketing plan is based on what you did in 2016—what worked and what didn’t—and what you want to make sure you do again. If you don’t think about each of these items, you may be doomed for failure—you don’t want to be responsible for helping your competition have their best year in 2017. Plan now, and make the success all yours!”

It’s hard to believe that the year is coming to an end.  It means it’s time to get a jump on planning for the new year.  This article is full of great thought provoking ideas and tips on how to move your marketing efforts to a higher level.  Full of great advice!

Read the full article:  Source: Your 2017 Marketing Plan | HomeCare Magazine


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The Shift of Medical Devices to a Home Setting – PR Newswire

“One of the major changes in the medical device sector is the continuously growing emphasis on home health care through wearable device and remote monitoring devices. Technology now allows patients a much more flexible approach to therapy, one that does not diminish their life styles as previously. A recent research report by Meticulous Research estimates that the global home medical devices market is expected to reach $48.47 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 7.8% over the period of 2016 to 2022.”

Read the full article:  Source: The Shift of Medical Devices to a Home Setting – PR Newswire


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Home medical equipment industry jeopardized by low reimbursement rates, study says

“Medicare reimbursement rates for home medical equipment cover just 88 percent of overall costs for companies providing this service, raising concerns about the future viability of the home medical equipment industry under the current Medicare model, according to an American Association for Homecare study.

The report’s conclusions show the current Medicare competitive bidding program for home medical equipment is producing financially unsustainable rates, and faults the program for its lack of transparency.”

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7 eLearning Dos And Don’ts For Successful Online Learning – eLearning Industry

Here’s a teaser tidbit from a blog post that was really well written.  Seven free tips on how to approach your online learning experience.

“Being in control of your own motivation doesn’t mean that eLearning should be a grueling challenge in self-discipline, though. You simply might need to adjust your strategy a bit. For a successful eLearning journey, there are some basic eLearning dos and don’ts that will ensure you get the very best from your effort and motivation.”

Read all 7 free tips: Source: 7 eLearning Dos And Don’ts For Successful Online Learning – eLearning Industry


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PADME Act Stalls in Senate | HomeCare Magazine

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“AAHomecare has received confirmation that H.R. 5210, the Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act, did not successfully clear through the Senate before adjournment last night thanks to a hold placed by an unidentified Senator. This means the July 1 round of cuts for rural and non-bid area suppliers will remain in effect unless Congress takes action when they return in September.”

Read the full article – Source: PADME Act Stalls in Senate | HomeCare Magazine


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Home Medical Device Retail Exemptee Online Training Certificate – HMDR

The Home Medical Device Retailer Exemptee License Application requires proof of HMDR Exemptee training program completion.

SkillsPlus International Inc. offers an Exemptee training program (that covers topics specified by the California Dept of Public Health – Food and Drug Branch). Upon successful completion of this training course, the student will receive a certificate of completion, that is acceptable to the CDPH FDB.

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Refurbished Medical Devices: FDA Wants to Hear More From Industry | RAPS

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“The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced that it’s seeking more information on medical devices that are refurbished, reconditioned, rebuilt, remarketed, remanufactured, serviced or repaired in order to investigate a number of potential safety issues.”

Read the full article:  Source: Refurbished Medical Devices: FDA Wants to Hear More From Industry | RAPS

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Refurbishing, Reconditioning, Rebuilding, Remarketing, Remanufacturing, and Servicing of Medical Devices Performed by Third-Party Entities and Original Equipment Manufacturers; Request for Comments


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AAHomecare Partners with Leading Patient Groups on HME Access Issues | HomeCare Magazine

“In recent years, AAHomecare has focused on strengthening our partnerships with leading patient advocacy groups whose members depend on home medical equipment. This week, AAHomecare met with leaders from some of these groups to map out plans to address their legislative priorities related to HME.”

Learn more of the details: Source: AAHomecare Partners with Leading Patient Groups on HME Access Issues | HomeCare Magazine

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