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04/30/2002

How do you spell disaster?

WITH TOM CONNAUGHTON
Q. Is the President's proposal for competitive bidding anything to worry about? Is Florida Medicaid's proposal a concern?

10-lbs. concentrator wins 510(k)

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04/30/2002

BUFFALO, N.Y. — AirSep's 9.75-lbs. portable oxygen concentrator has received the FDA's 510(k) marketing clearance and was scheduled to start shipping last month.

Attorney Tom Antone calls it quits after 17 years

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04/30/2002

RALEIGH, N.C. — Tom Antone, a prominent healthcare attorney and a fixture on the home medical equipment scene since 1985, will retire this month to spend more time with his elderly parents.

Exhibitors laud 'quality' of attendees

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04/30/2002

LAS VEGAS — For the first time in 22 years, Medtrade Spring sold out its educational seminars and by most accounts had one of its best showings ever.

Incontinence products come 'out of the closet'

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04/30/2002

Sales of incontinence products ­ like so many other segments of HME ­ are rising with the swelling tide of potential new users in the marketplace.

Non-profit launches Web site as resource for disabled

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04/30/2002

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 dampened its business, a for-profit Web site helping consumers find mobility and assistive devices is seeking a second chance as a non-profit.

Invacare CFO, Miklich, moves on after nine years

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04/30/2002

ELYRIA, Ohio — Thomas R. Miklich, 54, one of the core members of Invacare's executive team, resigned as the company's CFO April 11 to take up the same job at the OM Group, a manufacturer of metal-based specialty chemicals in Cleveland.

Florida Medicaid releases RFP for competitive bidding; HMEs vent anger

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03/31/2002

TALAHASSEE, Fla. - Now that Medicaid has released an RFP for its competitive bidding project, HME providers are no longer in the dark, but they still can't see well enough, and a lot of what they do see, they don't like.

Praxair acquires $25M HME company

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03/31/2002

DANBURY, Conn. - Praxair Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Praxair, the largest industrial gas company in the United States, acquired Alpine Medical last month.

'It's time that it stopped'

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03/31/2002

Petit responds to negative home obstetrics study

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