Also Noted

Short takes: Philips, 3B Medical, Peter Farrell

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09/14/2017

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Philips with the 2017 North American Home Ventilation Product Leadership Award for its Trilogy line of homecare ventilators.

Norco expands footprint in Washington

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09/12/2017

BOISE, Idaho – Norco has acquired Freedom Medical Supply in Yakima, Wash., a strategic addition to its existing business in central Washington. Norco will assume ownership of Freedom Medical Supply on Oct. 1.

Telemonitoring improves CPAP adherence, study finds

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09/12/2017

SAN DIEGO – The use of CPAP telemonitoring with automated feedback messaging improved 90-day adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a ResMed-supported

Short takes: Brightree, Professional Medical Supply, PlayMaker

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09/12/2017

Atlanta-based Brightree has launched automated resupply enrollment program for patients managed by both Brightree and AirView by ResMed.

Alliqua sells TheraBond line

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09/08/2017

YARDLEY, Pa. – Alliqua BioMedical has sold its TheraBond 3D Antimicrobial Barrier Systems product line to Argentum Medical, a manufacturer of metallic silver-based, antimicrobial wound dressings, for approximately $.38 million, it announced Sept. 5.

Rotech employee sentenced in identify theft

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09/07/2017

PLANT CITY, Fla. – Sharmekia Young, a former employee of Rotech Healthcare, was sentenced to three years in prison for conspiracy and aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S.

NSM hits five locations in Pennsylvania

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09/07/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired the rehab division of Harrisburg, Pa.-based Dynamic Healthcare Services. NSM now has five locations in Pennsylvania, according to a press release. Two of Dynamic Healthcare’s ATPs will join the NSM team.

Date stamp requirement updated

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09/07/2017

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have updated the Dear Physician letter to remove the requirement for a date stamp or similar to prove a supplier has received a written order prior to delivery of an item, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

Golden Technologies lines up consumer financing

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09/06/2017

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has partnered with CareCredit to offer its dealers a new financing solution, the lift chair manufacturer announced Sept. 6.

CareMotion adds virtual assistant to website

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09/06/2017

CLEVELAND  – CareMotion, a growing online retailer of home medical equipment, has launched a virtual shopping assistant designed to eliminate the pain points associated with online purchases.

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