Also Noted

Sigvaris launches measurement system

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03/22/2017

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris has added an “initial pressure measurement system” to three of its inelastic compression wraps, the company announced March 21.

Upstate HomeCare doubles down on specialty infusion

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03/21/2017

CLINTON, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare now has a dedicated management team, strategic plan and sales force for its specialty infusion services business. The provider shifted away from retail pharmacy into specialty infusion services last summer.

Sleep therapy could help certain heart failure patients, ResMed study shows

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03/21/2017

SAN DIEGO – Further study is needed to determine how using adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy to treat sleep-disordered breathing helps people who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, according to a study published March 20 in the Journal of the Amer

Governor recognizes GF Health Products for export excellence

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03/21/2017

ATLANTA – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), recently presented Graham-Field with the Georgia Launching Opportunities by Exporting (GLOBE) Award.

National specialty pharmacy providers merge

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03/17/2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PharMerica, a national provider of institutional and specialty pharmacy services, has acquired CareMed Specialty Pharmacy, a New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based national provider of specialty pharmacy services licensed in all 50 states.

Somnoware taps into Respironics’ EncoreAnywhere

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03/17/2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Somnoware says Philips Respironics has agreed to give it direct access to all CPAP usage data stored in the EncoreAnywhere patient management system with consent from the physician or health system.

ACHC, SCMESA renew agreement

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03/17/2017

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has renewed its partnership with South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association.

Registration opens for legislative conference

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03/16/2017

WASHINGTON – Registration is now open for the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, May 24-25 at the Washington Court Hotel. The association says the annual event provides an excellent opportunity to engage directly with lawmakers and their staff members on industry issues, including rural relief, competitive bidding, audits and complex rehab accessories. The event is open to both members and non-members. Early bird room reservations are available through April 28. Click here to register.

Heartland Conference announces keynote

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03/16/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – Kevin Lacz, a former Navy Seal, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s VGM Heartland Conference, June 12-15. Lacz’s presentation, “A Morning with Kevin Lacz: Risk vs.

Women’s conference seeks speakers

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03/16/2017

MINNEAPOLIS – Essentially Women is seeking speakers for its annual FOCUS conference, scheduled to take place here on Sept. 16.

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