Also Noted

Alpine Home Medical acquires ReMed

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11/02/2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Alpine Home Medical has acquired ReMed Medical, according to a press release. The acquisition of ReMed, located in Richfield, Utah, marks the opening of the company’s tenth branch in the state, including remote locations and its service center. 

US tops Canada in healthcare spending

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11/01/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine – Since 1980, Medicare spending in the U.S. has grown almost three times faster than spending on a similar population group in Canada, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine in October.

MetroStar opens doors to Sandy victims

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11/01/2012

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – To assist in recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy, MetroStar Home Health Products will open its warehouse doors to a donation drive for victims of the disaster, according to a press release.

Deadline reminder for Round 1 recompete

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10/31/2012

WASHINGTON – Two weeks remain for suppliers to submit hardcopy financial documents for the Round 1 recompete. These documents must be received by the competitive bidding implementation contractor (CBIC) on or before Nov.

UroMed partnership broadens educational reach

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10/31/2012

CINCINNATI – UroMed, a provider of incontinence supplies, has teamed up with PatientPoint and Cure Medical to provide educational materials on incontinence and catheterization in urology exam rooms.

OSA treatment improves blood pressure in men

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10/30/2012

DARIEN, Ill. – A new study suggests that treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.

Sunset Healthcare launches 'Tubes for Tots' fundraiser

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10/30/2012

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions has launched a nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

MPP: Four more sign on

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10/29/2012

WASHINGTON – H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace competitive bidding with an industry-backed market-pricing program (MPP), now has 23 co-sponsors. The new co-sponsors: Reps. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio; Peter King, R-N.Y.; Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga.; and Terri Sewell, D-Ala.

Lawsuit filed against Apria

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10/26/2012

VERONA, Pa. – A man from this Pittsburgh suburb filed a lawsuit this week against Apria Healthcare alleging his mother died because the company failed to provide her with oxygen to treat lung cancer, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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