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Ottobock partners with Krabat AS

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08/08/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Ottobock Mobility Solutions has snagged exclusive distribution rights in North America for three products by Krabat AS, a developer of aids for children and youth, Ottobock announced Aug. 8.

Cardinal Home Health promotes Independence Medical offerings

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08/08/2013

SEATTLE – Cardinal Health’s retail pharmacy customers can now use Independence Medical as a resource for more than 40,000 home medical products, Cardinal announced Aug. 8 at its annual Retail Business Conference.

Invacare updates financial report

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08/07/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare on Aug. 6 updated its financial results for its second quarter 2013 because of an increased warranty expense for an anomaly in a power wheelchair component, the company stated in a release.

AABCP asks for meet

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08/07/2013

HOUSTON – The American Association of Breast Care Professionals has asked Noridian, the Jurisdiction D DME MAC, for a meeting to discuss numerous and ongoing audits in the region.

VMI gives away van

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08/07/2013

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International (VMI) today gave a 2013 Honda Odyssey Touring Edition with VMI Northstar Conversion to Steve Herbst, one of three winners of the 2013 Local Heroes Contest, the company stated in an Aug. 6 press release.

KCI buys U.K.-based wound care company

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08/06/2013

SAN ANTONIO – Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Systagenix, a provider of wound care products based in the U.K., for $485 million.

Insurer, provider take ‘new approach’ to care

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08/06/2013

MINNEAPOLIS – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and the Allina Integrated Medical Network of Allina Health have partnered on a new health plan focused on greater patient engagement, collaborative clinical care management between the plan and providers, and gu

Trial gives thumbs up to Winx

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08/06/2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – ApniCure has announced that positive results from the ATLAST clinical trials of its Winx sleep therapy system to treat obstructive sleep apnea have been published in Sleep Medicine.

Mail-order program forces Roche to cut jobs

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08/05/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – Roche, which has its North American headquarters here, will cut jobs in the next several months due to a 14% decline in revenues for the first six months of this year for its diabetes care business, according to an article in the Indianapolis Business Journ

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