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Another vendor creates politics job

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10/31/2002

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Count Permobil as the latest home medical equipment vendor to acknowledge the need for more political efforts at Medicare and Medicaid.

Air Liquide, Praxair bide their time

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10/31/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine — With its $165 million acquisition of American Homecare Supply, Air Products may be making all the noise, but that doesn't mean competitors Air Liquide and Praxair aren't going about their business of building sizeable HME companies in the United States.

AHS strategy hits the sweet spot

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10/31/2002

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — When it comes to rolling up a successful home medical equipment company, American Homecare Supply CEO Bob Cucuel and his executive team hit a home run.

Canadians 'mobilize' in U.S.

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10/31/2002

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A Canadian HME company that's been out of the U.S. market since the late 1990s is gearing up to re-enter the States, beginning with a multimillion-dollar financing deal and a listing on a U.S. stock exchange.

Pediatrics

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10/31/2002

Altimate Medical
EasyStand 5000 Youth

- Stander/desk specifically designed for growing teens.

- Sit-to-stand design encourages compliance with ongoing standing programs.

- Support options can be added to accommodate needs of users.

Marketing

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10/31/2002

Reaching the image oriented
WITH ALISON CHERNEY

Supplies giant ramps up growth strategy

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10/31/2002

MILFORD, Conn. — Byram Health Centers completed several acquisitions last month worth $2 million and has begun a full court press to increase its share of the medical supplies business.

Apria is winner

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10/31/2002

That Apria has been anointed Best

Trac gains traction

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10/31/2002

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Trac Medical Solutions has found another believer in Memorial Hermann Home Health, a division of one of the nation's largest and most respected not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Spooked by NCB

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10/31/2002

Hospital sells $14 million HME to Lincare
ST. LOUIS — A non-profit hospital system, apparently scared by the specter of competitive bidding, sold its seven-location, $14 million HME to Lincare last month.

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