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06/30/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas - Each of the five years Erik Strader and his business partner, Ray Bockover, spent shopping around for management software for their rehab company, Integrated Rehabilitation Systems, they say they came up short.

Sunrise Medical relocates distribution center, Jay

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06/30/2002

LONGMONT, Colo. - Sunrise Medical is moving one of its three distribution centers from Atlanta to Memphis, effective July 22 and relocating its seating and positioning products manufacturing from here to facilities in Fresno, Calif. and Tijuana.

Retail: It's there for the taking

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06/30/2002

LOS ANGELES - When it comes to selling retail home medical equipment, consultant Jack Evans has an amusing and illuminating story.

HealthMatrix Systems purchases RMN

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06/30/2002

RACINE, Wis. - HealthMatrix Systems, a private investment group, has acquired the Rehab Management Network and its Headley Order Processing System (HOPS) software.

Suppliers: New requirements increase paperwork burden

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06/30/2002

WASHINGTON - A recent program memo from CMS outlining requirements for diabetic testing supplies could send providers on a wild goose chase or, at the very least, increase their paperwork burden, according to industry sources.

CMS unveils first 'provider update'

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05/31/2002

WASHINGTON - CMS last month issued its first edition of a new quarterly publication that lists changes in Medicare and Medicaid regulations to help increase compliance.

MED Group revamps mobility repair program

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05/31/2002

LUBBOCK, Texas - The MED Group tweaked its Certified Repair Center program to make it more valuable to members and hired a long-time Everest & Jenning employee with years of technical experience to run it.

Clinical quality essential to secure rehab referrals

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05/31/2002

Although various innovative techniques are at their disposal for attracting referral sources, rehab providers say none of them will work if a company doesn't offer top-notch clinical care.

Dear Governor Bush

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05/31/2002

As you may know, Invacare Corporation has facilities in the Sanford, Fla., area that manufacture home respiratory equipment and hospital-type beds for use in the home. These facilities provide jobs for over 400 Floridians.

Lincare's sales efforts spark debate

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05/31/2002

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Lincare's "aggressive" efforts to woo oxygen patients from other providers has revealed a philosophical schism over what is acceptable when competing for business.

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