Also Noted

ConvaTec acquires 180 Medical

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10/01/2012

SKILLMAN, N.J. – ConvaTec, a developer of ostomy care, wound therapeutics, continence, and critical care and infusion devices, completed its acquisition of 180 Medical, a provider of catheters and urologic medical supplies, according to a Sept. 28 press release.

Bid deadline is here

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09/28/2012

WASHINGTON ­– Today is the deadline for backup authorized official registration, CMS announced today. CMS strongly recommends that suppliers interested in participating in the Round 1 recompete who have not registered a backup authorized official do so today.

MPP call set for Monday

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09/28/2012

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare will hold a “Fight for Market Pricing” conference call Monday, Oct. 1, to stoke congressional support for a bill that would enact a market-pricing program (MPP) for HME. During the call, set for 2 p.m.

Mobility Supercenter opens in South Carolina

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09/27/2012

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. – Mobility Supercenter, a company that outfits homes and cars for wheelchair users, is opening a store here next month, according to an article from Patch.com.

1st Class Medical acquires new facility

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09/27/2012

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – 1st Class Medical, a distributor of portable oxygen concentrators and home oxygen machines, is acquiring a new facility in Denver, according to a press release.

Webcast available for Round 1 recompete

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09/26/2012

WASHINGTON – A new educational webcast for the Round 1 recompete of the competitive bidding program is now available on the CBIC website.

COPD linked to poor sleep

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09/26/2012

DUBLIN, Ireland – People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to sleep poorly than their peers without the condition, a new study says. The study, published in Respirology, a medical journal, was conducted by researchers at St.

'You want to balance effectiveness and efficiency'

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09/25/2012

With 25 years in the healthcare industry, including a stint as CEO and COO at a national home infusion company, David Franklin says he can teach others a thing or too.

American Diabetes Wholesale goes international

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09/25/2012

POMPANO BEACH, Fl. – American Diabetes Wholesale (ADW), an online supplier of direct-to-consumer diabetes testing supplies, announced Sept. 21 that it is expanding its reach to include international shipping, according to a press release.

Medline to build new distribution center

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09/25/2012

MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline Industries will open a state-of-the-art distribution facility in Maumelle, Ark., the company stated in a Sept. 24 press release. The facility, which will open spring 2013, is Medline’s 37th distribution center in the United States.

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