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  • Northwood’s Commitment to Excellence

    Northwood’s Commitment to Excellence

    Northwood has over 20 years’ experience offering customized solutions to optimize durable medical equipment, prosthetic, orthotic and medical supply (DMEPOS) spend for insurance carriers serving health plans, auto no-fault and workers’ compensation programs. Northwood has expanded its services to include prescription and over-the-counter medications, home health care, infusion therapy, home modification, transportation and translation services.

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  • How Aging Baby Boomers Will Affect Future DMEPOS Services

    Over the next several decades the number of people in the United States who are over 65 will increase more than 100 percent. The world amount will increase almost 200 percent. This increase will happen due to baby boomers aging.  After WWII there was an increase in the number of babies born. Now, those individuals

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  • Rising Cost Of Durable Medical Equipment And Its Effect On Insurers

    The durable medical equipment (DME) industry continues to develop quickly. Insurers face rapidly advancing technology that can be difficult to stay updated on. These rapid advances within the DME industry represent significant benefits to claimants with catastrophic injuries sustained in an automobile crash, but also present their own unique problems to insurers and their adjusters.

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  • Advances In The Technology of Custom Rehabilitation Wheelchairs

    Technology is a constantly changing field. New devices are being created continually and improvements are implemented for existing technology at an advancing pace. The health care industry is no exception to this rule, and more specifically the field of custom rehabilitation wheelchairs is experiencing these fast-paced technological shifts and upgrades. The Christopher & Diana Reeve

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  • Advances in Health Technology and Prosthetics

    Advances in the health technology industry, specifically with regard to prosthetic devices, continue to develop at a fast pace. Insurance carriers face rapidly advancing technology that can be difficult to stay current on. These rapid advances present their own challenges that become especially evident when a claimant loses a limb due to a workplace injury

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