Also Noted

GAO studies challenges, opportunities surrounding remote patient monitoring

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04/19/2017

WASHINGTON – Concerns over payment and coverage restrictions are barriers to healthcare providers and patients using telehealth and remote patient monitoring to improve quality of care, according to a new study from t

Thelma Prial passes away

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04/18/2017

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. – The wife of Sheldon Prial, a long-time advocate of the HME industry, passed away on April 17. Thelma Prial is survived by her husband of 67 years, and her children and grandchildren.

Numotion buys Horn’s

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04/18/2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has acquired Horn’s Medical Supply in Athens, Texas, the company announced April 14. The acquisition allows Numotion to better serve customers in eastern Texas, it says.

UPitt develops waterproof power wheelchair

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04/18/2017

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) has designed, developed and constructed a patent-pending waterproof power wheelchair that runs entirely on compressed air.

ARJ moves headquarters

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04/14/2017

LENEXA, Kan. – ARJ Infusion Services held an open house at its new headquarters here April 13.

VOCSN: ‘Not just another ventilator’

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04/14/2017

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its VOCSN, a unified respiratory systems for ventilator patients.

Association forms Retail Work Group for complex rehab

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04/13/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has formed a new Retail Work Group within the Complex Rehab & Mobility Council.

Action DME goes with CareTend

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04/13/2017

LENEXA, Kan. – Action DME has purchased Mediware’s CareTend Software for its durable medical equipment business. Owner Hunter Cook likes the software’s all-in-one solution.

Georgia passes licensure requirement

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04/12/2017

ATLANTA – Georgia’s House of Representatives and Senate have passed a bill that establishes a licensure requirement for DME suppliers.

Rowheels names new CEO

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04/12/2017

FITCHBURG, Wis. – Rowheels, the makers of pull-based geared wheels for manual wheelchairs, has named a new CEO: Fred Mindermann. Previously, Mindermann has held executive positions at Siemens Medical and AGA Linde HealthCare, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

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