Also Noted

Transcend CPAP goes into the wild

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11/08/2012

MINNEAPOLIS – Filmmaker Peter Rowe, who suffers from sleep apnea, recently climbed the 16,000 feet up the Himalayas with a Transcend CPAP device, according to a press release from Somnetics International, which manufactures the device.

OIG: spike in claims for non-mail order diabetes supplies

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11/08/2012

WASHINGTON – Claims for more expensive, non-mail order diabetes test strips (DTS) increased 33% from 2010 to 2011, while claims for less expensive, mail order DTS decreased 71%, according to a study by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

USM to buy Care Medical’s rehab, repair divisions

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11/07/2012

HAZELWOOD, Mo. – United Seating & Mobility (USM) has reached an agreement to purchase the rehab and repair divisions of Portland, Ore.­–based Care Medical Equipment, according to multiple reports.

MEA, The van Halem Group to provide electronic reporting system

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11/07/2012

ATLANTA – Medical Electronic Attachment, a health care IT solutions company, and The van Halem Group, a consulting and auditing firm, have agreed to provide MEA’s FastAttach, a solution for electronic submission of medical documentation, to DME providers, according to a p

Students job shadow at Pride

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11/06/2012

EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab recently hosted 21 students with disabilities during their Disability Mentoring Day at their facility here.

Medtrade Spring 2013: Get ready to register

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11/05/2012

LAS VEGAS – Providers can register for Medtrade Spring 2013 starting next week to take advantage of early bird rates.

Dynamic Healthcare Services buys Evanko Respiratory

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11/05/2012

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Dynamic Healthcare Services (DHS) announced Nov. 5, 2012, that it has acquired Evanko Respiratory. Evanko, a distributor of sleep/respiratory equipment and mobility products, is based in Hazleton, Pa.

MedCare acquires Great Lakes HME division

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11/02/2012

GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company, a provider of medical equipment and respiratory therapy services, has purchased Great Lakes Home Healthcare Services’ home medical equipment division, according to a press release.

Alpine Home Medical acquires ReMed

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11/02/2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Alpine Home Medical has acquired ReMed Medical, according to a press release. The acquisition of ReMed, located in Richfield, Utah, marks the opening of the company’s tenth branch in the state, including remote locations and its service center. 

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