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Glooko receives FDA clearance, hires CEO

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01/18/2013

PALO ALTO, Calif. – In a busy week, Glooko saw one of its diabetes monitoring apps get FDA clearance, and announced the hiring of a new CEO, according to news reports.

Medline taps new CFO

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01/17/2013

MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline Industries has named Kristofer Howard CFO, according to a press release. Howard joins the company after more than a dozen years in finance and accounting at Baxter and KPMG.

Philips Respironics offers customized commercial

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01/17/2013

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – HME providers can now customize a new TV commercial for the SimplyGo, a portable oxygen concentrator from Philips Respironics, by adding their company’s name, logo, phone number and website.

CarePoint sets 'Toys for Tots' record

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01/17/2013

CINCINNATI – CarePoint Partners set aside $5 for every referral it received during the holiday season, raising $14,000 for the national “Toys for Tots” campaign, according to a press release.

Aeroflow partners with business insurance company

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01/16/2013

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare, a provider of sleep testing and treatment, has teamed up with Enrollment First, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based health insurance company, to launch a new sleep apnea management program geared toward truckers, according to a press release.

Webinars offer Medtrade Spring warm-up

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01/16/2013

LAS VEGAS ­– A series of educational webcasts is slated to begin Jan. 30 in advance of Medtrade Spring, according to a press release.

Moderate growth expected for diabetes market, study says

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01/15/2013

TORONTO – The U.S. market for diabetes care devices is expected to grow to nearly $16 billion by 2017, according to a new study from Millennium Research Group, a research organization specializing in medical technology market intelligence.

Worldwide demand for HME to increase, study says

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01/14/2013

NEW YORK ­– Global demand for home medical equipment is forecast to increase 7% yearly to $28 billion in 2016, according to a new study from Freedonia, an international business research company.

Infosys, NovaSom speed up sleep apnea diagnostics

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01/14/2013

BANGALORE, India and GLEN BURNIE, Md. – NovaSom’s new cloud-based portal, designed by Infosys, will reduce the time from test completion to report generation for sleep apnea diagnosis by two days, according to a joint press release.

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