Also Noted

Aeroflow: In with Wellmark

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12/27/2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare, a provider of home respiratory and mobility equipment services in the Southeast, has received network status with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa and South Dakota.

New book offers 'best practices' in social media marketing

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12/27/2012

ATLANTA – Marketing consultant Lisa Wells has written a new e-book to guide home medical equipment providers in creating social media programs.

Rotech agrees to $25 million loan credit

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12/26/2012

ORLANDO – Rotech Healthcare has agreed to a $25 million new term loan credit facility with Silver Point Finance, according to a press release.

ResMed to select new CEO in early 2013

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12/26/2012

SAN DIEGO – ResMed is on track to choose an internal candidate as its next CEO in early 2013, The Australian has reported. The two candidates vying for the position: Michael Farrell, president of Americas; and Robert Douglas, COO.

CMS offers template update

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12/20/2012

WASHINGTON – With suggested prompts now in place in the electronic clinical template, CMS will begin working with the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT to integrate them into the electronic health record, officials told listeners during an Open Door For

Medex teams up with Senior Mobility Vista Aids

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12/20/2012

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Medex, a provider of home medical equipment, has entered into a partnership with Senior Mobility Vista Aids to extend its services in the wheelchair market and strengthen its repair and service offerings, according to a press release.

Home infusion: Bioscrip to buy HomeChoice Partners

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12/19/2012

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – BioScrip, a specialty pharmacy services provider based here, will acquire HomeChoice Partners for $70 million, in a move designed to strengthen its home infusion services, according to multiple reports.

Convaid donates wheelchairs to Hurricane Sandy victims

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12/19/2012

TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid, a manufacturer of customized mobility devices, has teamed up with a Girl Scout Troop to donate wheelchairs to children who lost equipment during Hurricane Sandy, according to a press release.

Linde makes another buy in health care

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12/18/2012

SEVRES, France – The Linde Group, which owns Lincare, plans to buy Calea France, a provider of respiratory services and sleep therapy supplies based here, according to a press release.

Roberts Home Medical expands

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12/18/2012

GERMANTOWN, Pa. – Roberts Home Medical Equipment recently acquired Frederick Memorial Hospital Home Medical Equipment, according to a message to customers on the hospital’s website.

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