Also Noted

Senators speak out on bid expansion for first time

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05/09/2014

WASHINGTON – Four senators have signed a letter asking CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to stop expansion of competitive bidding until the Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed its investigation of the program and Congress has had time to review the results.

BioScrip reports double-digit increases

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05/09/2014

ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip reports revenue from continuing operations was $239.6 million in the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 32.3% over the same period last year.

Untreated cases drive sleep market, report says

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05/08/2014

NEW YORK – Undiagnosed cases and new devices will drive growth in the global sleep apnea device market, a new Kalorma report says.

Software companies ready for Medtrade

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05/08/2014

ATLANTA – More than a dozen software companies have already signed on to exhibit their wares at Medtrade, Oct. 20-23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, according to a release.

Home Care Medical snags HMO contract

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05/06/2014

NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Home Care Medical has reached an agreement with Trilogy Health Plan to be an in-network provider for its new Medicaid HMO health insurance members in southeastern Wisconsin.

Farrell unloads ResMed stock

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05/06/2014

SAN DIEGO – Peter Farrell, the former CEO of ResMed and a current director, sold 25,000 shares of company stock on the open market in a transaction dated May 1. The stock was sold at $49.80 for a total value of $1.245 million.

Alliqua buys Choice Therapeutics

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05/06/2014

LANGHORNE, Pa. – Alliqua, a provider of advanced wound care products, has acquired Choice Therapeutics for $4 million in stock and cash.

Study highlights clinical, economic benefits of CPAP therapy

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05/02/2014

SAN DIEGO – CPAP therapy lowers blood pressure in obstructive sleep apnea patients with Type 2 diabetes and helps to control their diabetes, according to a new study sponsored by ResMed. What’s more: it’s cost effective.

Lynn Giglione, industry advocate, dies

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05/02/2014

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Provider Lynn Giglione, a leader in home medical equipment and home infusion, died April 30, according to an announcement from the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA).

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