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Skin ulcer wound-care market tops $2.5 billion

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06/08/2003

June 9, 2003

NEW YORK - The world-wide market for wound-care products aimed at the care of skin ulcers topped $2.5 billion worldwide in 2002, according to a new study released last week from Kalorama Information.

Long-term care legislation could fuel HME business

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06/01/2003

June 2, 2003

WASHINGTON - Congress is considering legislation that would pay for home attendants as alternatives to institutional care - a move that could fuel business for HMEs.

American Homecare Supply changes name

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06/01/2003

June 2, 2003

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Further cementing its relationship to industrial gas giant Air Products, American Homecare Supply (AHS) changed its name last month to Air Products Healthcare.

Air Products acquired AHS in October for $165 million.

Trac’s parent sells more, loses less and wins financing

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06/01/2003

June 2, 2003

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - The business segment of Authentidate Holding Corp. that includes e-CMN mover Trac Medical boosted sales to $1.1 million for the first nine months of its current fiscal year.

Study: Lung reduction surgery helps some emphysema sufferers

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06/01/2003

June 2, 2003

WASHINGTON - Encouraging results from a recent study on lung-reduction surgery for people with emphysema should spur Medicare to pay for some of the procedures, say industry watchers.

A toll for thee

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05/31/2003

A bellwether is ringing in Tennessee. True, Georgia cast the mold when state Medicaid began to require that you had to either be a member of NRRTS or hold RESNA’s ATP or ATS credential if you wanted to provide rehab to its beneficiaries.

Briefs

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05/31/2003

Tax plan would freeze CPI on more than wheelchairs

Not everyone’s crazy about M&A craze

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05/31/2003

YARMOUTH, Maine — Les DeFelice isn’t interested in selling his company. Neither is Jill Spellman, Mark Sheehan nor Vince DeStigter.

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