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Outreach

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09/30/2002

GRAFTON, N.D. - Twice a month, employees from Adaptive Equipment Services hop into a one-ton truck and travel across the state to the homes, schools or places of work of people with disabilities to fit them for adaptive equipment.

Disease state management

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09/30/2002

CANTON, Mass. - Disease state management isn't so widespread as to be a must for HME providers. But until some provider develops a purer brand of oxygen, DSM does offer a competitive advantage, say industry watchers.

Power chairs

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09/30/2002

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare's efforts to recall all of its power wheelchairs manufactured between 1985 and 2000 were challenged last month after the company settled a $7 million lawsuit in Arizona.

September mourn

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09/30/2002

WASHINGTON - Since the destruction of the World Trade Center last year, the FBI has diverted its attention from healthcare fraud to track anti-terrorist activities.

Coloplast splits providers

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09/30/2002

OAKLAND, Calif. - Whether Coloplast's exclusive contracts with managed care payers are examples of a vendor overstepping its sales boundaries or an innovative way for providers to gain market share depends on whom you ask.

Rehab provider grooms referral base

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09/30/2002

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The rehab manager for an HME store here has taken a fresh approach to marketing by building relationships with prospective occupational therapy and physical therapy assistants at a local technical college.

Mobility: Manual

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09/30/2002

Body Tech
Dynamic Fixed Lateral Support Wheelchair hardware
First used in the fixed lateral support product in the BT 4000 line, Body Tech NW's titanium-based hardware provides end users with total support and "smart" design that springs back after use.

Scully ranks #2

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09/30/2002

CHICAGO - Modern Healthcare announced last month the magazine's first-ever ranking of the "100 Most Powerful People In Healthcare." Tommy Thompson, secretary of the U.S.

Electro-med

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09/30/2002

TAMPA, Fla. - With a quarterly growth rate of about 90% stretching back to 1995 when he started the company, you might say that Mario Garcia, Jr. gets a charge out of providing TENS and other electro-medical services.

Remodeling spurs bathroom safety sales

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09/30/2002

When it comes to bathroom safety aids, the public is looking to the future. That is, even though many homeowners don't need assistive products right now, they are adding them to their bathroom remodeling projects because they know that day will come.

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