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Report: COPD on the rise among women

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06/06/2013

WASHINGTON – Women are 37% more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths attributed to the disease in the United States, according to a report from the American Lung Association.

CMS flaunts fraud savings, revocations

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06/06/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS says its anti-fraud efforts in 2011 and 2012 have recovered more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud, judgments, settlements and administrative impositions, according to a press release.

Law firms file class action lawsuits against Invacare

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06/05/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Two law firms have filed class action lawsuits against Invacare on behalf of investors who bought stock between July 22, 2010, and Dec. 7, 2011, according to press releases.

101 Mobility opens in Atlanta

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06/05/2013

ATLANTA – A trio of experienced entrepreneurs have opened a 101 Mobility franchise in Atlanta, according to a press release. Wayne Offenhauer, Garol Orr and Bill Orr, all veterans of the residential home construction industry, are making the transition to HME.

Q&A: Ed Murphy

Long history, new beginning
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05/31/2013

SOMERSET, Pa. – DeVilbiss Healthcare may be 125 years old this year, but it has no plans to slow down. In fact, the company is making a number of moves that show it may be more relevant than ever, says President and CEO Ed Murphy.

Senators introduce audit legislation

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06/04/2013

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., recently introduced a Senate companion bill to the Medicare Audit Improvement Act, which was re-introduced in the House in March, according to news reports.

3B Medical will fight lawsuit

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06/03/2013

SAN DIEGO – 3B Medical/BMC Medical, a manufacturer of sleep diagnostics and therapy devices, says it will fight a lawsuit filed by ResMed for alleged patent infringement, according to a press release.

Law firm launches Invacare probe

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06/03/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Faruqi & Faruqi, a law firm that specializes in securities litigation, is investigating potential securities fraud at Invacare, according to a press release.

Report: Home healthcare market to reach $130.4B by 2017

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06/03/2013

DALLAS – The North American home healthcare market is poised to reach $130.4 billion by 2017, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.5%, according to a new study from Markets and Markets, a global research and consulting firm.

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