Also Noted

NCPA opens registration for Legislative Conference

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02/13/2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Members can register for the National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) 45th annual Legislative Conference, scheduled for May 7-8, 2013 in Washington, D.C., according to a press release.

VGM selects finalists for hashtag competition

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02/12/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM has narrowed down its hashtag contest to 20 finalists, according to a VGM bulletin. Providers can vote for their favorite Twitter hashtag, submitted by fellow providers.

ResMed sets ex-dividend trading date

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02/12/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed will begin trading ex-dividends this Thursday on Feb. 14, according to an article from Nasdaq.

Bonafide Medical introduces patient portal

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02/12/2013

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Bonafide Medical Software Solutions is launching an online patient portal to HME businesses, allowing patients to purchase DME supplies and make payments using their credit card, according to a press release.

Sleep Nation expands insurance contracts

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02/11/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sleep Nation, a provider of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) equipment, is expanding its managed care contracts, according to a press release.

Wheel:Life launches website for wheelchair community

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02/11/2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Wheel:Life, a global initiative assisting people who use wheelchairs, has launched a new website that will function as an information resource and social community for wheelchair users and their families, according to a press release.

U.S. leads 'telehealth craze'

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02/08/2013

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The number of patients in the U.S. using telehealth services is set to grow to 1.3 million in 2017 up from 227,000 in 2012, according to a new report from IMS Research. Revenue from telehealth in the U.S.

Obama re-nominates Tavenner to lead CMS

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02/08/2013

WASHINGTON – President Obama yesterday re-nominated Marilyn Tavenner to lead CMS. Tavenner has been the acting administrator of CMS since her first nomination in late 2011.

Harmar opens European office

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02/07/2013

SARASOTA, Fla. – Harmar has added an international sales office based in the Netherlands, according to a press release. Richard Koopmans will serve as managing director of Harmar’s European sales office.

ACHC releases payment options for accreditation

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02/07/2013

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is offering new payment options for providers seeking accreditation for DMEPOS, pharmacy, and sleep lab services, according to a press release.

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