Also Noted

Binson’s celebrates 60 years with expansion

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06/06/2013

CENTER LINE, Mich. – On the strength of its success in the competitive bidding program, Binson’s Home Health Care is celebrating its 60th anniversary by hiring up to 100 new employees, according to a press release.

Report: COPD on the rise among women

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06/06/2013

WASHINGTON – Women are 37% more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths attributed to the disease in the United States, according to a report from the American Lung Association.

Law firms file class action lawsuits against Invacare

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06/05/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Two law firms have filed class action lawsuits against Invacare on behalf of investors who bought stock between July 22, 2010, and Dec. 7, 2011, according to press releases.

101 Mobility opens in Atlanta

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06/05/2013

ATLANTA – A trio of experienced entrepreneurs have opened a 101 Mobility franchise in Atlanta, according to a press release. Wayne Offenhauer, Garol Orr and Bill Orr, all veterans of the residential home construction industry, are making the transition to HME.

Senators introduce audit legislation

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06/04/2013

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., recently introduced a Senate companion bill to the Medicare Audit Improvement Act, which was re-introduced in the House in March, according to news reports.

CareTouch tailors sleep therapy product to truck drivers

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06/04/2013

DENVER – CareTouch Communications has launched a sleep therapy compliance program designed specifically for commercial trucking companies, according to a press release. The CareTouch 360 platform tracks drivers diagnosed with sleep apnea and manages their compliance.

AASM: CPAP may also improve diabetes

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06/04/2013

BALTIMORE – Citing a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago, physicians at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) say CPAP treatment may also relieve symptoms of Type 2 diabetes, according to a press release.

3B Medical will fight lawsuit

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06/03/2013

SAN DIEGO – 3B Medical/BMC Medical, a manufacturer of sleep diagnostics and therapy devices, says it will fight a lawsuit filed by ResMed for alleged patent infringement, according to a press release.

Law firm launches Invacare probe

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06/03/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Faruqi & Faruqi, a law firm that specializes in securities litigation, is investigating potential securities fraud at Invacare, according to a press release.

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