Also Noted

101 Mobility opens in Nashville

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12/16/2013

NASHVILLE – Veterans and longtime friends Cecil Raney and Jerry Keiffer have opened Nashville’s first 101 Mobility location with the hope of easing the stresses of at-home care, according to a Dec. 10 news release.

Study ties COPD, cognitive impairment

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12/16/2013

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Patients with COPD are almost twice as likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI), including memory loss, according to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Invacare board member sells shares

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12/13/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – C. Martin Harris, a member of the board of directors of Invacare, sold 1,775 shares of company stock Dec. 9, according to new reports

Liiv turns to Onehealth & One Source for diabetic supplies

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12/13/2013

LOS ANGELES and HOLLAND, Mich. – Onehealth & One Source’s Diabetic 360 program is now the exclusive provider of diabetic supplies and education to Liiv’s clients, the companies announced Dec. 13.

Orthotic Holdings buys SafeStep

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12/13/2013

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Orthotic Holdings, Inc. (OHI) announced Dec. 12 that it has acquired SafeStep, a provider of diabetic footwear, custom ankle-foot orthotics and other podiatry DME.

VMI creates Veteran Advocate Center

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12/12/2013

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International (VMI) and its dealers have created a Veteran Advocate Center at the company’s Phoenix headquarters.

Convaid expands Canadian distribution

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12/12/2013

TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid has expanded distribution of its products in Canada through a new partnership with Drug Trading, the company announced Dec. 11.

CVS Caremark, Cardinal create nation’s largest generic source

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12/11/2013

DUBLIN, Ohio and WOONSOCKET, R.I. – CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health have agreed on a 50-50 partnership to create the nation’s largest source of generic drugs, according to a Dec. 10 announcement.

Complex rehab stakeholders fight capped-rental change

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12/11/2013

WASHINGTON – Providers, consumer groups, clinicians and other stakeholders are fighting a rule that will transition certain complex rehab codes to capped-rental items in April, according to a bulletin from NCART.

CPAP use may help lower blood pressure, study says

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12/11/2013

VALENCIA, Spain – Sleep apnea sufferers with hard-to-control blood pressure may find an ancillary benefit to CPAP therapy: Spanish researchers say it may lower resistant blood pressure

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