Some of our families may be able to cut down the amount of supplies they need to transport with them by requesting a DME company in the area to provide those necessities.
Our team touched base with some of the nearby families to find out which DME supplies them; the numbers are below.
You may try to contact them directly or have your regular DME call to negotiate the delivery of your supplies.
Apria Healthcare 847-252-2000
Independence Plus (IPI) 708-366-4500
LifeTech Healthcare 888-800-9445 (Brian Dacy, the president, may be reached by email)
Shield Healthcare 888-654-5637
Thank you to the Ocampo-Vasquez, Rocha-Munoz, and Whiston families for this information!
The McDermott family, traveling to the conference all the way from California, kindly shared with us the DME's in the area who helped them. See the following list:
650 W Grand Ave, Ste 308, Elmhurst, IL 60126
888-800-9445 (Contact Maribel)
Healthcare Solutions Group 847-982-9880 (Contact Jorge Bolano)
Philips Respironics Local Acct Manager 312-590-4992 (Contact Chris Galetto)
Thank you, Daniel and Robin for this information, too!