Also Noted

ResMed launches brand-agnostic resupply program

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03/26/2019

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has launched ResMed ReSupply for all U.S. HME providers to increase adherence and improve patient satisfaction, the company announced March 25.

Viemed increases liquidity options

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03/26/2019

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has amended a two-year commercial business loan agreement, increasing its line of credit to $10 million.

Sigvaris changes name

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03/26/2019

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris is now Sigvaris Group. The company, which has been making compression socks and hosiery for 150 years, will use the name change “to build a customer centric platform for innovation and growth,” it says.

VirtuOx offers cardiac diagnostic service

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03/22/2019

SAN FRANCISCO – VirtuOx has launched CardioCHECK, a new way to diagnose patients with cardiac arrhythmias by using mobile cardiac telemetry in the patient’s home.

NSM grows presence in the Carolinas

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03/22/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired LiveWell Medical Corporation with locations in Charlotte, N.C., and Greenville, S.C., bringing NSM’s total number of locations in the Carolinas to nine, according to a press release. “NSM is proud to continue to grow our reach with this acquisition,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO. “We look forward to working with area therapists and physicians to further the availability of innovative mobility solutions for individuals with disabilities and health challenges in the Carolinas.” LiveWell owner Scott Staley will stay on as branch manager of the Charlotte location. Earlier this week, NSM announced it has acquired Toledo, Ohio-based Access Quip.

Prochant launches metrics white paper

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03/22/2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prochant, a provider of HME billing and outsourcing services, has released a white paper, “Are You Tracking the Right Metrics?” to help providers track metrics that are critical to success.

New Option Care study shows benefit of clinical interventions

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03/22/2019

PHOENIX – Patients with short bowel system receiving parenteral nutrition can avoid hospital readmissions when clinical interventions are provided by a nutrition support team, according to a new study from Option Care.

Mass: Medicaid to audit providers

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03/21/2019

BOSTON – MassHealth, the Massachusetts Medicaid program, has begun auditing HME providers.

VGM launches bid bond

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03/21/2019

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Insurance Services has developed a new Competitive Bid Bond for HME providers who plan to bid in the next round of the bid program.

MK Battery supports power soccer

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03/21/2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. – MK Battery, a longtime supporter of the United States Power Soccer Association, is encouraging the HME industry to support this life-changing, adaptive sport program. Financial contributions help defray costs for the athletes and their families. At the local level, mobility providers can spread the word among their customers or sponsor local teams. For more information: Jim Labas, president, USPSA, jim.labas@powersoccerusa.org or visit www.powersoccerusa.org.

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