Also Noted

ResMed launches comprehensive platform for sleep therapy

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08/12/2014

SAN DIEGO – ResMed announced this week the launch of Air Solutions, a connected care platform for treating sleep disordered breathing from diagnosis to treatment to compliance management to patient engagement.

Short take: Invacare

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08/12/2014

The board of directors of Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has declared a cash dividend of $.0125 per share on its common shares and $.011364 per share on its Class B common shares payable Oct. 10, 2014, to shareholders on record on Oct. 2, 2014.

This week in short takes

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08/08/2014

Life After Spinal Cord Injury (LASCI), a motivational program offered by Suwanee, Ga.-based UroMed, has hit 35,000 followers on Facebook.

People in the news

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08/08/2014

Dave Cormack, president and CEO of Brightree, has been elected to the AAHomecare board of directors.

People news

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08/08/2014

Dave Cormack, president and CEO of Brightree, has been elected to the AAHomecare board of directors.

BioScrip’s home infusion revenues jump nearly 50%

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08/08/2014

ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip has reported revenues of $247.1 million and a net loss of $18.6 million for the second quarter of 2014.

People for Quality Care launches interactive map

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08/07/2014

WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care has launched an interactive map with data on Medicare patient complaints across the United States. Features of the map include the latest number of patient complaints (updated daily), the ability to filter complaints by medical equipment type and state, and an online form for visitors to add complaints.

Know a Homecare Champion?

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08/07/2014

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is calling for nominations for its Homecare Champion Award, which recognizes those making a significant impact in the HME community.

Patient sues NSM, Invacare for damages

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08/07/2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit in Kanawha Circuit Court against National Seating & Mobility (NSM) and Invacare Outcomes Management, claiming their negligence is responsible for injuries he sustained from his power wheelchair.

MESA asks: Can providers get offset to respond to audits, too?

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08/06/2014

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Medical Equipment Suppliers Association (MESA) has heard back from CMS about why DME providers, unlike hospitals, aren’t reimbursed for the costs of providing copies of records to respond to audits.

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