Also Noted

Nielsen Expositions up for sale

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03/12/2013

NEW YORK – Nielsen Holdings has hired an investment bank to explore a sale of its tradeshow and event wing, Nielsen Expositions, which hosts Medtrade and Medtrade Spring, according to news reports.

Study: Combine CPAP therapy, weight loss

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03/11/2013

PHILADELPHIA – A combination of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy and weight loss can help lower blood pressure for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvani

Tax impact dogs Apria profits

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03/11/2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare today reported net earnings of $624 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2012, compared to $603.4 million for the same quarter in 2011, according to a press release. The increase was $21 million, or 3.5%.

Wheelchairs Plus employee submits winning hashtag

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03/08/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – In a bulletin to members, VGM congratulated Laurie Nivala, a sales and marketing associate at Wheelchairs Plus in Grand Rapids, Minn., for submitting the winning Twitter hashtag: #stopCBforDME.

MedForce Technologies certified as HIH

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03/08/2013

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. – MedForce Technologies has been certified as a Health Information Handler (HIH), according to a press release.

BOC wins Stevie Award

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03/08/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) won a Stevie Award for sales and customer service at the seventh annual Stevie Awards ceremony in Las Vegas, according to a press release.

CCS Medical teams up with LifeScan

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03/07/2013

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has entered into an agreement with LifeScan to become a mail-order supplier of its products, including the OneTouch Ultra meter and test strips, according to a press release.

Time running out for TSS to repay city

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03/06/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Fifteen days remain for The Scooter Store to pay the $1.3 million that New Braunfels says the company owes the city as part of a “claw-back” stipulation from a 2009 incentive agreement, according to an article from KGNB, a local radio station.

RESNA offers reduced application fee for SMS certification

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03/06/2013

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is offering a discount on the application fee for the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification from March 5 until April 13, 2013, according to a press release.

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