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Soft Goods

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09/30/2002

Bruder Healthcare Co.

MediBeads Microave-Actviated Moist Heat Wrap

NewsPoll

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09/30/2002

Should Medicare restrict sales of K0011 power wheelchairs to only those companies that maintain their own physical service locations in the markets they serve?

Strongly agree - 84%
Agree - 11%
Disagree - 1%
Strongly Disagree - 4%

Exclusive

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09/30/2002

Scully stumps for competitive bidding

O2 Science adds to its collection

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09/30/2002

TEMPE, Ariz. - O2 Science continues to grow closer to its goal of building a home respiratory company with 25 branches.

Last month, the company announced that it had completed two acquisitions and opened two additional branches, bringing its grand total to 14.

Coding chaos?

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09/30/2002

IRVINE, Calif. - Just five months after getting new, more generous ostomy codes in April, providers began to hear disturbing news: Another set of ostomy coding changes may be on the way from CMS.

Marketing

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09/30/2002

Competitors who push the limits

Where is our industry most vulnerable?

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09/30/2002

Where is our industry vulnerable - a question many of us talk about in so many ways day-to-day. Whether it is in the government/reimbursement issues, dealer profitability or quality of the products that serve our market.

iBot maker revs up sales force

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09/30/2002

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Independence Technologies, makers of the $100 million iBot wheelchair, have begun looking for sales reps with PT/OT backgrounds to sell its stair-climbing power chair.

Protecting yourself from legal liability

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09/30/2002

"Firestone and Ford Recall Over 14 Million Tires With Safety Defect." "Century Products Recalls Car Seats Due To Defective Seat Restraints." "Phen Fen Drug Maker Settles Class Action Law Suit For $3.75 Billion."

"I find myself in a position where it seems so ridiculous."

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09/30/2002

Study calls NCB a 'near certainty'

MELBOURNE, Fla. - A national competitive bidding program would eliminate half the nation's Medicare suppliers and reduce operating margins by 80%, according to a stark new analysis by the Weeks Group.

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