Also Noted

MetroStar opens doors to Sandy victims

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11/01/2012

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – To assist in recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy, MetroStar Home Health Products will open its warehouse doors to a donation drive for victims of the disaster, according to a press release.

Deadline reminder for Round 1 recompete

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10/31/2012

WASHINGTON – Two weeks remain for suppliers to submit hardcopy financial documents for the Round 1 recompete. These documents must be received by the competitive bidding implementation contractor (CBIC) on or before Nov.

UroMed partnership broadens educational reach

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10/31/2012

CINCINNATI – UroMed, a provider of incontinence supplies, has teamed up with PatientPoint and Cure Medical to provide educational materials on incontinence and catheterization in urology exam rooms.

OSA treatment improves blood pressure in men

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10/30/2012

DARIEN, Ill. – A new study suggests that treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could reduce blood pressure in men with hypertension.

Sunset Healthcare launches 'Tubes for Tots' fundraiser

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10/30/2012

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions has launched a nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

MPP: Four more sign on

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10/29/2012

WASHINGTON – H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace competitive bidding with an industry-backed market-pricing program (MPP), now has 23 co-sponsors. The new co-sponsors: Reps. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio; Peter King, R-N.Y.; Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga.; and Terri Sewell, D-Ala.

Lawsuit filed against Apria

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10/26/2012

VERONA, Pa. – A man from this Pittsburgh suburb filed a lawsuit this week against Apria Healthcare alleging his mother died because the company failed to provide her with oxygen to treat lung cancer, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

ResMed announces record quarter

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10/26/2012

SAN DIEGO – ResMed this week reported revenue of $339.7 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012, an 8% increase over the same quarter last year. Net income was $71.3 million, a 41% increase; and earnings per share were $0.49, a 48% increase.

McKesson to buy PSS World Medical

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10/25/2012

SAN FRANCISCO – The McKesson Corporation, a healthcare services and information technology company, agreed on Thursday to buy Jacksonville, Fla.-based PSS World Medical, for $1.46 billion, according to multiple reports.

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