Subscribe to General News

General News

Spotlights, not microscopes

 - 
04/30/2002

In Las Vegas last month, I had dinner with a couple of HME providers who said they were not going to nominate their companies for the HME Excellence Awards. These guys run prestigious companies. Probably, though they didn't say as much, they're turning decent profits.

Resmed's software schedules sleep

 - 
04/30/2002

SAN DIEGO — Count Resmed as another manufacturer that's making the transition from a company that simply makes product to one that develops support products to help customers manage the business its products generate.

Apria's net income grows to $23 million

 - 
04/30/2002

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Apria Healthcare reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2002 of $23 million compared to pro forma net income of $18.5 million a year ago.

Rebound

 - 
04/30/2002

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rotech Healthcare CEO Steve Linehan is feeling pretty good these days: You can hear it in his voice.

A mother speaks out against competitive bidding

 - 
04/30/2002

MIAMI — It's one thing to hear the state's providers talk of the adverse affects the Medicaid competitive bidding project could have on beneficiaries.

O2 Science goes on acquisition binge

 - 
04/30/2002

PHOENIX, Ariz. — O2 Science is growing so fast it's hard to keep track of the start-up respiratory company, if it can still be called a start up.

Scooter prices slip far, fast

 - 
04/30/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine — Asian mobility manufacturers began dropping the dealer price-points on scooters and power chairs earlier this year to levels that some rivals call predatory, that some say have precipitated a scooter war and that some dealers call great.

Invacare CFO, Miklich, moves on after nine years

 - 
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.

CMS: Healthcare costs soaring

 - 
03/31/2002

WASHINGTON - Healthcare spending in the United States is projected to reach $2.8 trillion in 2011, up from $1.3 trillion in 2000, according to a report by the CMS.

Pages