Also Noted

Lakeland Pharmacy pursues gov’t contracts

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02/17/2015

BRANSON WEST, Mo. – Lakeland Pharmacy will expand the sales of its home respiratory equipment by applying for distribution and pricing agreement certification and pursuing government contracts, the company announced Feb. 17.

NCAMES sees ‘Happy Days’ at winter meeting

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02/17/2015

CARY, N.C. – The North Carolina Association for Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES) saw nearly a 10% increase in attendance at this year’s winter meeting compared to last year’s, it announced Feb. 13.

Preferred Home Medical names contest winner

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02/17/2015

TYLER, Texas – Preferred Home Medical has given Daniel Hernandez, who has spina bifida, a Pride Mobility Sport Rider, a three-wheeled, motorcycle-inspired sport scooter, for liking and sharing the company’s Facebook page.

Med Emporium sets stage for growth, acquisitions

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02/13/2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Med Emporium, a provider of clinical respiratory services in the Southeast, has completed a minority recapitalization with Culbro, a New York-based, family-controlled private equity firm.

German court upholds injunction in ResMed vs. BMC

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02/13/2015

SAN DIEGO – ResMed announced Feb. 12 that the Munich District Court has upheld an injunction against Chinese medical device manufacturer BMC Medical. The injunction prohibits BMC from offering, selling or distributing infringing mask products in Germany.

Oncologix wins with EsteemCare

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02/12/2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Oncologix, a medical holding company, says it has seen increased referrals and revenue growth from its recently acquired subsidiary, EsteemCare, a DME company in South Carolina that is a Medicare contract supplier for respiratory products.

Ricon agrees to consent order

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02/12/2015

PANORAMA CITY, Calif. – Ricon Corp.

Accreditors in the news: ACHC, BOC

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02/12/2015

The Cary, N.C.-based Accreditation Commission for Health Care has partnered with the Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice.

OIG says New York could save big on DME

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02/11/2015

WASHINGTON – The New York Medicaid program could have saved $8.9 million in 2011-2012, if it had established a competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

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