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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.

Rotech CEO's downfall stemmed from not growing rental DME

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09/30/2002

ORLANDO, Fla. - Steve Linehan's single-minded focus on boosting Rotech's home respiratory business - at the expense of growing its DME component - contributed to his demise as the national's CEO.

PaperPak to broaden Attends line

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09/30/2002

SAN DIMAS, Calif. - Now that Mike Brown has consolidated his hold on Paper-Pak Products with a management buy-out announced last month, he said the company plans to renew an aggressive strategy in the home medical equipment market.

PDA-based glucometer has mainly niche appeal

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09/30/2002

ALAMEDA, Calif. - With FDA clearance behind it, TheraSense has released its FreeStyle Tracker Diabetes Management System, the first glucose monitoring system to be integrated into a personal digital assistant (PDA).

Oxygen

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09/30/2002

A&D Medical
LifeSource NB-500 Nebulizer compressor
Hy-Mark Cylinders Company manufactures a full line of medical grade oxygen bottles, including M-E, M-D, M-C, M-7, M-A6, and M-6.

Booth No. 459
Hy-Mark

Automation

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09/30/2002

Fastrack

New COPD drug 'safe'

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09/30/2002

WASHINGTON - FDA advisers last month called a new drug from Pfizer Boehringer Ingelheim safe and effective for opening the airways of patients with COPD, America's No. 4 killer, U.S. advisers said last month.

Atlanta show: It's academic

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09/30/2002

After a three-year absence, Medtrade is returning to Atlanta. And it's returning with a bulked up offering intended to educate and help you run your business.

Power wheelchairs

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09/30/2002

Permobil
C2K Corpus - Drive: front
- Size: 43 x 26 x 40 inches
- Weight capacity: 220-265 pounds
- Top speed: 5 mph
- Turning radius: 26 inches
- Range on full charge: 19-25 miles

Industry DSOs lengthen

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09/30/2002

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The HME industry's overall accounts receivable DSO lengthened from 81 days to 85 days, according to AAHomecare's 2002 Financial Performance Survey Report, released last month. The boost is the first such increase in four years.

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