Also Noted

Study: OSA increases risk of sudden cardiac death

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06/12/2013

WASHINGTON – A moderate case of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can significantly increase a person’s risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Medical Specialties Distributors expands

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06/11/2013

STOUGHTON, Mass. – Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD), an alternate-site infusion therapy provider, has acquired Medical Technologies Resources (MTR), a Columbus, Ohio-based provider of infusion pumps and a healthcare billing service, according to a press release.

Beacon breaks ground

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06/11/2013

ELKHART, Ind. – Beacon Health System plans to begin construction June 12 on its new general home care building, according to an article from the South Bend Tribune.

Former AAHomecare director joins GMEA

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06/10/2013

PHOENIX – Dan Smith, formerly the director of membership sales and marketing at AAHomecare, has joined Global Medical Equipment of America, according to a press release.

NCART develops funding guide

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06/10/2013

BUFFALO – NCART has created a guide to better secure funding for people in need of standing complex rehab devices, according to a press release.

Medical Supply Liquidators: Open for business

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06/10/2013

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Medical Supply Liquidators, an online supplier of diabetic supplies, is celebrating its grand opening, according to a press release.

Graham-Field buys Hausted

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06/07/2013

ATLANTA – Graham-Field (GF) Health Products, a manufacturer of home health products, has completed the acquisition of Hausted, a manufacturer of patient handling equipment, including stretchers and chairs, according to a press release.

Providers make case against bid program at hearing

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06/07/2013

SEATTLE – Several providers testified about the potentially damaging consequences of Medicare’s competitive bidding program at a recent regulatory fairness hearing hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, according to a press release from VGM & Associates.

Medtrade opens early bird registration

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06/07/2013

ATLANTA – Early bird registration is now open for Medtrade, scheduled for Oct. 7-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, according to a press release.

Binson’s celebrates 60 years with expansion

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06/06/2013

CENTER LINE, Mich. – On the strength of its success in the competitive bidding program, Binson’s Home Health Care is celebrating its 60th anniversary by hiring up to 100 new employees, according to a press release.

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