New Brightree CEO strives to make HME providers easier to work with

Matt Mellott has been to Medtrade before, as an HME provider. But this year, he was at the show as the new CEO of Brightree and as the keynote speaker for the company’s pre-Medtrade Brightree Summit. Mellott, formerly president of MedBridge Healthcare, had a Q&A with HME News to discuss how facilitating fluid communication with referral sources is the key to the company’s and providers’ future.

HME News: Why is being a former provider a valuable experience to have as the leader of a software company?

Matt Mellott: Leading MedBridge Healthcare the past 12 years was an invaluable experience that provided insights into the needs of post-acute healthcare providers and what they expect from a technology partner. While serving the market as both an HME and home health provider during my career—where I worked with hospitals, physician practices and industry leaders—I gained an understanding on how they measure and improve their performance, and how they react to market changes and patient needs. I believe that I have a strong grasp of the challenges that HME providers face and …

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