Also Noted

Texas counties say bankrupt Scooter Store owes tax liens

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08/16/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas  - Three Texas counties want a bankruptcy judge in Delaware to reject The Scooter Store’s request for final relief orders because they say the company owes them $35,000 in unpaid tax liens, Law360 reports.

Study: CPAP reduces risk of death from COPD, sleep apnea

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08/16/2013

DARIEN, Ill. – Researchers have found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the mortality rate of those with both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), referred to as overlap syndrome.

Invacare announces quarterly dividend

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08/16/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare’s board of directors has announced a cash dividend of $0.0125 per share on common shares and $0.011364 per share on Class B common shares, payable Oct. 11 to shareholders of record on Oct 3.

Portable concentrators shake up oxygen industry

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08/15/2013

DUBLIN – Innovations in portable oxygen concentrator technology are revolutionizing the industry, moving it beyond large, stationary concentrators and cumbersome portables toward smaller machines, according to Wintergreen Research, Inc.

Thomas Ryan named president and CEO of AAHomecare

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08/15/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare named Thomas Ryan its new president and CEO Aug. 14.

Can CPAP therapy help asthma patients?

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08/14/2013

WASHINGTON – The American Lung Association is recruiting asthma patients for a study examining whether CPAP therapy can also improve asthma control.

BioScrip to sell 6.8M shares in public offering

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08/14/2013

ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip, a provider of infusion and homecare services, has upped the ante on its public offering. The company announced Aug. 14 that it will offer 6,895,873 shares instead of 6,800,000, all of which are being sold by existing stockholders.

CareGiver Partnership receives ‘excellent’ rating

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08/14/2013

NEENAH, Wis. – The CareGiver Partnership, a national retailer of incontinence supplies and other home healthcare products, has earned an “excellent” rating from STELLAService, an independent company that rates the customer service performance of online businesses.

Nonin receives award for quality

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08/13/2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan announced Aug. 13 that it has awarded Nonin Medical the 2013 North American Pulse Oximetry Devices Product Quality Leadership Award.

Braun to move production from Michigan to Indiana

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08/13/2013

WINAMAC, Ind. – The Braun Corp. announced Aug. 13 that it will spend about $7.5 million to modify a production line at its Winamac, Ind., facility so workers can install rear-entry wheelchair lifts on minivans there. The move shifts production from Kalamazoo, Mich.

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