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In brief: Device maker buys Liberator, lawmakers seek complex rehab clarification


MURRAY HILL, N.J. – C.R. Bard, a manufacturer of medical devices for vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty fields, announced last week that it has acquired Liberator Medical for $181 million.

Philips celebrates COPD Day with song


NEW YORK – The Philips Breathless Choir made its debut yesterday at the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, N.Y, in honor of World COPD Day. The group, made up of 18 people living with chronic respiratory conditions, was led by celebrity choirmaster Gareth Malone.

Philips Respironics dedicates resource to COPD


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has launched a new resource for patients with COPD.

Philips showcases new vision


Booth 2233 – Murrysville, Pa.-based Philips Respironics has a dream. It consists of a world where sleep providers have more control over technology, patient-centric care and effective therapy.

Philips reaches out to OSA patients


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has launched a campaign to help OSA patients re-engage with their sleep therapy.

Speakers address ‘sleep tech boom’


ARLINGTON, Va. – Dr. David White, the former chief medical officer at Philips Respironics, will give the opening keynote at the inaugural Sleep Technology Summit & Expo Oct. 6-7 in Santa Clara, Calif. "Dr.

Circadiance enters global pediatric market


EXPORT, Pa. – Circadiance has acquired the SmartMonitor and NeoPAP product lines, including the infant apnea monitoring and PAP technologies associated with the lines, from Philips Respironics, the company announced today.

Patient engagement key to compliance, Green says

Over a five-year period, a compliant patient generates $1,569 in revenues vs. $410 for a non-compliant patient

LAS VEGAS – CPAP providers need to look beyond setups to boost their bottom lines, says Mary Beth Green, who spoke at Medtrade Spring last week.

Best in show at Medtrade


ATLANTA – A panel of marketing experts doled out awards for innovation and technology at Medtrade Fall. Canadian exhibitor Top & Derby won Best Booth Under 400 sq. ft., while Carex, based in Norwell, Mass., earned the award for Best Booth Over 400 sq. ft.

In brief: AAH honors champions, Philips Respironics snags gov’t contract


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has named Cara Bachenheimer of Invacare and Joel Mills of Advanced Homecare as its 2014 Homecare Champions.