HME Excellence Awards Judges

Miriam Lieber

Miriam Lieber

Miriam Lieber is an independent consultant and trainer specializing in operations management and compliance for homecare providers. Her extensive experience with Medicare and other third-party payers has brought her national recognition in the homecare industry. With more than 25 years of experience in the homecare field, Miriam is a featured author of many articles in the areas of operations and accounts receivable management, pending regulations and compliance. Additionally, she is a nationally known speaker for many homecare trade associations. In her consulting practice, Ms. Lieber's clientele includes pharmacies, home healthcare companies, Medicare and other third-party payers, investment firms, hospitals, and manufacturers. She has worked with more than 350 homecare providers. Lieber is known to have practical approaches to complex reimbursement/compliance matters, and assists her clients with the nuts-and-bolts of running a profitable business.

Jonathan Sadock

Jonathan Sadock

Jonathan Sadock is the managing partner and CEO of Paragon Ventures. He has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in healthcare business development, sales, marketing, and mergers and acquisitions. Jonathan joined Paragon Ventures in 1999 and the firm has successfully completed over 180 transactions in 43 states across the country. In 1979 Jonathan founded PRN - The As Needed Company, a capital equipment rental and asset management services company and a master distributor for MEDIQ, Inc. Jonathan was also the founder of Medtech Biomedical Services Inc., a biomedical equipment maintenance and repair business. Medtech was subsequently merged with PRN and in 1990 the combined companies were sold to Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI), an international healthcare company. The merged companies were then sold to MEDIQ, Inc. in 1994. Today, the business resides within Hill-Rom, formerly a Hillenbrand Industries company. Jonathan also co-founded Associated Resource Management Services, LLC (ARMS), an asset management firm serving hospitals, nursing homes and home healthcare providers. Jonathan is a member of the American Marketing Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society. Jonathan frequently writes articles for healthcare trade journals and newsletters, and presents seminars on asset management, business development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Anna McDevitt

Anna McDevitt

Anna McDevitt is the owner of Laboratory Tactical Consulting. She is a brand development consultant and graphic designer specializing in healthcare marketing. Anna brings a unique perspective to the healthcare industry with a degree in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University, a background in advertising, and experience from a variety of industries. She believes that the right combination of communication and compassion is key to creating successful marketing strategies—and that belief built Laboratory Tactical Consulting: a company offering effective business and brand development consulting services to post-acute care companies. Anna speaks and writes about marketing throughout the HME community. She is based in Atlanta, where she lives and works with her husband, Ryan.

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Testimonials

"We are honored and humbled to be the recipient of an HME Excellence Award. Our focus is on patients and how best to assist them in transitioning from the hospital to home. This award is representative of the teamwork among all of our hospitals, physicians and staff and the confidence, loyalty and trust of our patients and customers that allows us to improve the health and well-being of every life we touch. The award validates the MedCare difference to the communities we serve and is definitely a point of personal and professional pride within our team."

- 2015 1st place winner, Patty Mastandrea, Chief Operating Officer, MedCare Medical Equipment and Supplies