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DME Consult, LLC is a full service consulting organization that provides accreditation preparation services for Home Medical Equipment (HME) and home health organizations seeking accreditation by ACHC, CHAP, HQAA or Joint Commission. Our consultants are also experienced in compliance with applicable regulations.

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Susean Nichols

Susean Nichols has been involved in healthcare for more than 30 years, with expertise in acute care, home care, and the sales/delivery of respiratory products and services. Her clientele includes home care companies, physician groups, hospitals, pharmacies, outpatient clinics, and managed care organizations.


Ms. Nichols has developed policies, procedures, and training programs for clients seeking both mandatory and elective licenses, certifications, and accreditations. Her guidance and collaboration has resulted in improved operations, successful achievement of accreditation and accomplishments for many of her clients. Currently Susean also surveys with an accreditation organization.


As a trainer, speaker, author, and consultant specializing in healthcare operations Ms. Nichols is a frequent guest lecturer at colleges, technical schools, and other programs. She is actively involved with volunteer organizations in establishing educational programs in her community.

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Steve DeGenaro

Steve DeGenaro has been a Registered Respiratory Therapist for over thirty years and has worked in the home medical equipment field for that long as well.


Steve’s background includes clinical respiratory therapy, working as a clinical manager, owning a DME, and a long career inspecting DME organizations and pharmacies for national accrediting agencies and state licensure.


Steve’s consulting background includes:

  • Helping organizations set up clinical programs, including ventilation and PAP programs

  • Compliance and compliance training

  • Overseeing and chairing quality improvement committees 

  • Writing policy & procedure

  • Due diligence consulting

  • Expert witness testimony and consulting

  • Mock surveys

  • Assisting with all aspects of accreditation

  • State licensure expertise

Steve lives in Ohio, and has the distinction of having visited and worked in every single state! He enjoys travel and especially enjoys working with new people to help grow their businesses.

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Harold Davis

Harold Davis has been involved in healthcare for over 30 years in various aspects such as acute care, home care, sleep medicine, pharmacies, physician of clinics and sales/delivery of respiratory products and services.


His clientele includes home care organizations, physician
groups, chiropractors, hospitals, pharmacies, outpatient clinics and sleep centers.

For more than twenty-five years, Mr. Davis has developed policies, procedures, and training programs for clients and employers for accreditation and new services. His knowledge of
various settings in healthcare has given him the ability to provide a complete picture of the working of any healthcare setting for whatever the need that is presented.

Mr. Davis has actively been involved in presenting at national conferences in the Home Medical Equipment and Sleep industries.


Harold has consulted with clients seeking accreditation and compliance with applicable regulations. Harold also acts as a Field Surveyor with one of the Medicare Deemed Accreditation Bodies and surveys DMEPOS, Part B Providers

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