Also Noted

Nobel Prize winner, MPP supporter gives lecture

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12/07/2012

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – An economics professor at Harvard University who co-signed a letter in support of a bill to establish a market-pricing program (MPP) will deliver his Nobel Prize lecture Dec. 8, according to an AMEPA newsletter.

Hanger buys two O&P companies

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12/06/2012

AUSTIN, Texas ­– Hanger, Inc., a provider and distributor of orthotics and prosthetics products, recently acquired Faith Prosthetic-Orthotic Services and SCOPe Orthotics & Prosthetics, according to a press release.

ResMed mulls move

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12/06/2012

SAN DIEGO – ResMed is evaluating whether it should move its headquarters out of California, according to news reports.

Bruno supports campaign for paralyzed veterans

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12/05/2012

PHOENIX – For Veterans Day, Bruno Independent Living Aids, along with three other mobility companies, teamed up to support Pennzoil’s “Long Love Cars” campaign, an initiative in which three paralyzed veterans received specially adapted vehicles, according to a press relea

Fisher & Paykel reels in two awards

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12/05/2012

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. – Two Fisher & Paykel products won design awards at the iF (International Forum) Design Awards in Germany in late November: the Optiflow Junior nasal cannula and the Pilairo nasal pillow mask.

ATG Rehab buys Medical Specialty Supply

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12/04/2012

ROCKY HILL, Conn., and OKLAHOMA CITY – ATG Rehab recently acquired the complex rehab business segment of Medical Specialty Supply, an Oklahoma City-based provider of specialized and custom designed power and manual wheelchairs, seating equipment and more, according to a p

Gallup poll: Confidence high in pharmacists

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12/04/2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Seventy-five percent of respondents to a Gallup poll categorized pharmacists as either “high” or “very high” in honesty and ethics, according to a statement from the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).

MAMES conducts survey on audits

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12/03/2012

NORTH STILLWATER, Minn. – The Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services (MAMES) is conducting a survey on Medicare audits in light of reports from several members that audits are being denied for technical reasons, not due to Medicare policy.

Reps circulate 'Dear Colleague' letter for MPP

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12/03/2012

WASHINGTON – Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Jason Altmire, D-Pa., are asking all co-sponsors of H.R. 1041, a bill that would repeal competitive bidding, to sign on to H.R.

NorCal Respiratory buys Intermountain Respiratory

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11/30/2012

REDDING, Calif. – NorCal Respiratory, a provider of sleep apnea and respiratory equipment, recently acquired Intermountain Respiratory from Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills, Calif.

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