Also Noted

Carolina's HME now offers Medela breast pumps

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01/06/2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment is now an authorized dealer of Medela breast pumps and negative pressure wound therapy devices, the company announced Jan. 3.

Harrison: ‘I never did anything wrong’

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01/03/2014

SAN ANTONIO – The former chairman and CEO of The Scooter Store has denied any wrongdoing in an interview with The San Antonio News-Express. “I think I have an extremely high level of confidence that the company never did anything wrong,” Doug Harrison told the newspaper.

Supplies companies merge

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01/03/2014

OKLAHOMA CITY – 180 Medical, a provider of sterile use catheters and urologic and disposable medical supplies, has acquired Symbius Medical. The acquisition extends 180 Medical’s ability to serve customers directly, CEO Todd Brown said in a release.

Nipro initiates voluntary recall

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01/03/2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nipro Diagnostics has initiated a voluntary recall and replacement of a limited number of TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack blood glucose meters.

Medicine Shoppe location closes after 20 years

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01/02/2014

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in Santa Barbara, Calif., has closed its doors after almost two decades downtown, according to news reports.

Study: Stick with CPAP therapy, improve golf game

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01/02/2014

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Using a CPAP device helps sleep apnea patients rest, look better, and, according to a recent study, improve their golf games.

Orthoco offers free shipping on bulk Kinesio Tape

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01/02/2014

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. – Orders of six or more large boxes or large rolls of Kinesio Tape from Orthoco now qualify for free shipping, the medical supply dealer announced Dec. 31.

Furniture maker debuts nightstand to conceal CPAP devices

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12/31/2013

RAPID CITY, S.D. – This nightstand is for sleep apnea patients who want a good night’s sleep—and a neat bedroom.

Mediware hosts webinar series on ICD-10

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12/30/2013

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Mediware Information Systems will host a four-part webinar series to help providers prepare for the Oct. 1, 2014, transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, the company announced Dec. 30.

COPD mortality tied to poverty, study says

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12/30/2013

LONDON – Mortality rates among COPD patients in low-income countries are linked more to poverty than the prevalence of smoking, according to a new international study published in Thorax.

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