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FDA lifts Invacare’s consent decree

Decree has handicapped company since late 2012
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07/25/2017

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has the green light to make and sell products again from its Taylor Street manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters here, the company announced July 25.

ConvaTec adds distribution business

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07/21/2017

READING, United Kingdom – ConvaTec, a global medical products company, has agreed to pay nearly $121 million for Woodbury Holdings, a distributor of incontinence and catheter supplies.

States move to single-source more and more DME

‘They’re commoditizing this portion of health care, and it’s scary to think about how far they’ll take it’
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07/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Distributors have been picking up Medicaid contracts for incontinence supplies in a number of states for years. Now the stakes have been raised.

Hearing drums up support for home infusion, diabetes bills

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07/21/2017

WASHINGTON – Bills related to home infusion and diabetes supplies were front and center during a hearing last week by the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health in the House of Representatives.

‘What shift?’ HME industry divided over role of young professionals

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07/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – The VGM Group gave a nod to young professionals when it hosted a meet-up for the HME Young Professionals Group at the Heartland Conference in June, but it turns out the HME industry is still very much gray.

Recently launched Upstep modernizes custom orthotics biz

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07/21/2017

NEW YORK – When a trio of siblings decided to launch a startup, Limor Katz’s nearly lifelong experience with foot pain led her and her two brothers to custom orthotics.

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The VGM Group hosted an inaugural meet-up of the HME Young Professionals Group at its Heartland Conference in June.