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Sigvaris spreads awareness


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris Group participated in World Lymphedema Day on March 6, helping to spread awareness and support the search for a cure.

Sigvaris names new president


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris Group North America has appointed Barbara Osborne president and CEO. Osborne has more than 30 years of diverse business experience in the medical device field. Previously, she was the chief commercial officer at Dermarite Industries.

Sigvaris changes name


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.

Sigvaris completes expansion


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris celebrates the grand opening of its expanded corporate headquarters today.

Sigvaris launches measurement system


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

Two acquisitions drive mission at Sigvaris


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris says it is two steps closer to becoming a complete solution provider for multiple therapy needs.

Short takes: Mediware, Sigvaris, Medline


Cooley Medical has purchased Mediware’s CareTend software for its home infusion line of business. The software will allow the provider to improve inventory management, workflow and data reporting.

In brief: Scooter Store execs dodge charges, CMS revises scope of review


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Justice Department will not bring criminal charges against former executives of the now defunct The Scooter Store, according to the San Antonio Express-News.

Sigvaris strengthens market position


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris has completed a definitive agreement to purchase BiaCare, a Zeeland, Mich.-based manufacturer of short stretch wraps, compression garments and other products designed to treat patients with veno-lymphatic diseases and disorders.

In brief: OIG targets orthotics and vents, Rep. Tipton throws support behind rural providers


WASHINGTON – Orthotics and vents are among the HME that the Office of Inspector General plans to focus on in fiscal year 2016, according to a work plan published week.