Also Noted

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).

GAO supports delay in RAC fees

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05/01/2014

WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) this week signed off on Medicare’s plan to pay RACs for audits of hospitals only if a second-level appeals judge upholds their findings, according to news reports.

Market-pricing bill picks up co-sponsor

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05/01/2014

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., has thrown his support behind H.R. 1717, the “Medicare DMEPOS Market Pricing Program Act of 2013.”

Disposable Medical Express launches new website

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05/01/2014

SPRING LAKE PARK, Minn. – Online medical supplies provider Disposable Medical Express (DME) has revamped its website to make it easier for customers to navigate.

PHS expands infusion pharmacy

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04/30/2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service (PHS) has expanded its infusion pharmacy to meet the demands of its growing population of medically complex pediatric patients, according to a release.

People in the news: Mervyn Watkins, Kathy Schuerman

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04/30/2014

Mervyn Watkins, the founder of Convaid, has been named one of the 15 Most Influential Business Leaders in Torrance, Calif., by the Torrance Chamber of Commerce.

Golden expands operations with new distribution center

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04/29/2014

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has doubled the capacity of its Pennsylvania Lift Chair Distribution Center by opening a new warehouse in Laflin, Pa.

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