Also Noted

Prepay review shows substantial error rate

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10/18/2013

BALTIMORE – National Government Services, the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, is conducting a widespread prepay review of power wheelchairs without power seating options.

People news: Howard Zisser, Josh Renihan, Dean Kamen

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10/18/2013

BEDFORD, Mass. – Howard Zisser is the first medical director at Insulet Corp., the company announced Oct. 17. An expert on diabetes, Zisser has researched new therapies for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes.

Stand Up for Homecare raises $75k

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10/17/2013

ORLANDO, Fla. – Stand Up for Homecare, AAHomecare’s fundraising reception, raised more than $75,000 this year for advocacy and awareness campaigns.

Mobility companies donate to good causes

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10/17/2013

TORRANCE, Calif. And SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Wheelchair manufacturer Convaid has donated a custom wheelchair to Le Hoang Vien, a 26-year-old Vietnamese man with rheumatoid arthritis.

Pharmacists association names new officers

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10/17/2013

ORLANDO, Fla. – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) recently elected Mark Riley president, according to an Oct. 16 release.

Progressive Medical Concepts opens online store

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10/16/2013

BUFORD, Ga. – Progressive Medical Concepts has launched a new online store for medical supplies, the company announced Oct. 14.

101 Mobility franchise opens in California

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10/16/2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – 101 Mobility San Jose is the first 101 Mobility franchise in California—and the first on the West Coast.

BOC now offers retail pharmacy accreditation

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10/16/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has launched an accreditation program for retail pharmacies, the organization announced Oct. 16.

Long Term Care becomes LifeH2H

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10/15/2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Long Term Care, doing business as Long’s HME, has a new owner, a new name and new services.

Survey: PMD repairs difficult to obtain

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10/15/2013

WASHINGTON – The results of a recent AAHomecare survey show fewer providers are repairing power mobility devices.

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