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‘It’s not a desk job’: RTs say they love their career choice

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05/19/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Job prospects for respiratory therapists look rosy, with an expected growth rate of about 12% and increased recognition by the medical community of the role they play in keeping costs down.

Turmoil continues at Pacific Pulmonary

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05/18/2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Pacific Pulmonary Services will lay off 170 employees in July, according to a local newspaper.

Uncertainty kills Teijin’s bid for US HME market

But Teijin’s loss may be PE firm’s gain
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05/12/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Teijin Limited’s recent announcement that it was exiting the U.S. homecare market is a textbook example of the cooling off of a once red-hot market, say industry analysts.

Teijin exits homecare biz

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05/09/2017

TOKYO – Teijin Limited is selling Braden Partners and Associated Healthcare Systems to PPS HME, an affiliate of Quadrant Management, effectively exiting the homecare business.

Pacific Pulmonary settles for $11.4M

‘I could double my referrals if I did what they did’
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04/28/2017

NOVATO, Calif. – Five years after the FBI raided its offices, Pacific Pulmonary Services has agreed to pay $11.4 million to the federal government to settle allegations that it participated in a kickback scheme.

Pacific Pulmonary settles whistleblower lawsuit

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04/26/2017

NOVATO, Calif. – Pacific Pulmonary Services has agreed to pay $11.4 million to resolve allegations that it participated in a kickback scheme for home oxygen and sleep therapy equipment.

The company admits to no wrongdoing.

M&A: Buyer appetite for HME improves

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04/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – After a slow first quarter, buyer appetites for HME businesses are picking up, say M&A analysts.

Provider competes in today’s Boston Marathon

Business, like life, is a marathon, not a sprint, says Rick Adamich
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04/14/2017

WAUKESHA, Wis. – The time Rick Adamich spends running does as much for his business as it does for his body.

Sticky situation: Home Health Depot shrinks to grow

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04/14/2017

INDIANAPOLIS – By divesting Genesis Healthcare Services, Home Health Depot is getting back to basics, says Nate Feltman.

Respiratory Services hits ‘its prime’

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04/07/2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester may be only an hour away from its Buffalo headquarters, but it’s a “different world” for Respiratory Services of Western New York.

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