Brightree announces integrated interface to PPM Fulfillment

Integration enables HME providers with direct-to-patient shipping and automatic population of delivery tracking information for reduced costs and faster reimbursements

ATLANTA – February 18, 2015 – Brightree®, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, and PPM Fulfillment a full-service warehouse and logistics provider specializing in drop shipping continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) supplies, announced today the availability of an integrated interface between Brightree HME and PPM Fulfillment. With Brightree Fulfillment Services, Brightree customers can now streamline business processes and improve time to reimbursement with direct-to-patient shipping of home medical equipment supplies (HME) from PPM Fulfillment, dramatically reducing shipping and inventory costs. The no-fee integration expands Brightree’s industry leading partner ecosystem of software and services companies.

“In today’s healthcare environment, providers are always pursuing new opportunities to improve the patient experience while also reducing operating costs,” said Rob Boeye, executive vice president, sales at Brightree. “The interface with PPM Fulfillment will enable our customers to easily order and track delivery of homecare products for faster reimbursements, greater patient satisfaction, and reduced inventory and carrying costs.”

By simplifying the shipping confirmation and delivery tracking process with PPM Fulfillment, Brightree Fulfillment Services enables HME providers to:

  • Improve patient satisfaction with order specific delivery and tracking information
  • Reduce inventory cost with direct drop shipments to patients
  • Speed up the billing process for faster reimbursements
  • Proactively notify patients when an order is scheduled to be delivered

According to Chris Hoffmann, president at PPM Fulfillment, “This integration enhances and expands our fulfillment model and will enable Brightree’s customers to reduce overhead and improve profitability in this era of reduced reimbursements.”

About PPM Fulfillment

PPM Fulfillment is a full service warehouse and logistics provider specializing in the home healthcare market. Our logistics background coupled with strategic partnerships allows PPM to revolutionize patient delivery of supplies. By utilizing inventory from ResMed, Fisher & Paykel, Philips Respironics, Sunset, Roscoe, Circadiance, CareFusion Tiara, RemZzzs, Romax Hose, AG Industries, DeVilbiss Healthcare, Spirit Medical, Airway Management and Sleepnet you will be able to reduce shipping and inventory management costs. These manufacturing companies have inventory in PPM Fulfillment warehouse allowing you to move to “zero inventory.” For more information, visitwww.ppmfulfillment.com

About Brightree

Brightree is the leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance in the post-acute care industry. The Company serves more than 3,000 organizations in the home medical equipment (HME), home health, hospice, orthotic and prosthetic (O&P), HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehab home care segments. Brightree’s solutions follow the natural workflow of providers to automate and improve how they manage their businesses, serve patients, and protect reimbursements. The company is ranked as one of the top 100 healthcare IT companies in the U.S. on the prestigious Healthcare Informatics 100 (HCI 100) list. For further information, visitbrightree.com or call 1.888.GET-BTRE (438-2783).

Brightree is a registered trademark of Brightree LLC.