YARMOUTH, Maine—Bellevue Healthcare, based in Bellevue, Wash., was named the 2022 HME Provider of the Year at the HME News Business Summit in Nashville on Monday night.
As part of the HME Excellence Awards hosted by HME News, Bellevue Healthcare completed an initial application and a finalist application, providing information on its financials, quality control, staffing and community involvement.
“Congratulations to Joel Gallion and the whole team at Bellevue Healthcare,” said Liz Beaulieu, editor of HME News. “The judges were very impressed with the company’s financial growth and their approach to everything from leadership to patient satisfaction to diversification.”
The judges were Miriam Lieber, president of Lieber Consulting, LLC; and Jonathan Sadock, managing partner and CEO of Paragon Ventures.
During the judging process, Lieber and Sadock highlighted, among other things, Bellevue Healthcare’s double-digit improvement in EBITDA from 2020 to 2021, its investment in leadership training, its commitment to patient satisfaction, and its use of technology as part of the delivery process.
Bellevue Healthcare provides a full line of HME across Washington, Oregon and Idaho. It has been locally owned and operated since 2000.
The company most recently appeared in HME News in May, when it opened its 21st location in Liberty Lake, Wash.
HME News has hosted the HME Excellence Awards since 2002.