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Lincare reports income decrease

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02/06/2012

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Lincare yesterday reported a net income of $177.3 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2011, a decrease of 2.3% from the previous year.

Norco operates lean and large

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01/25/2012

BOISE, Idaho - Despite the constant juggling required by industry challenges, HME provider Ned Pontius manages to keep his eye on one ball in particular: profitability.

The key to profitability, he says, is to be as efficient as possible.

Traveling with HME: Course turns agents into advocates

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01/22/2012

DAVINA BEACH, Fla. - People with special needs can travel--and enjoy the trip.

Lights done right

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01/22/2012

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia - There are a few things providers should know if they want to successfully add SAD lights to their product mix, says Peter Walker, brand manager at Uplift Technologies. 

The week in acquisitions: GMH buys Dynamic, Drive buys Mountway

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01/19/2012

HARRISBURG, Pa. - An HME provider in Pennsylvania that aspires to be a "nationally recognized player in the HME space," has been acquired by a private equity group, it announced last week.

Provider, buoyed by private equity, looks to grow

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01/17/2012

HARRISBURG, Pa. – An HME provider in Pennsylvania that aspires to be a “nationally recognized player in the HME space,” has been acquired by a private equity group, it announced this week.

SAD lights boost winter sales

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01/12/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine - Light therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) has been around for more than 20 years, but many HME providers have only recently turned to SAD lights to increase their retail offerings. 

Mergers and acquisitions: Will Round 2 make the big guys buy?

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01/12/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine - Competitive bidding expands to an additional 91 competitive bidding areas in Round 2, but it's too early to tell whether national providers have their eye on acquisitions in those markets, say analysts.

Eight decades in, business going strong

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12/27/2011

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Despite challenges facing the HME industry, one small, family-owned provider has defied the odds.

Health fairs earn goodwill

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12/27/2011

HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Allstar Medical owner Kevin Brown said his medical office building offers a lot to prospective patients--and he wants to make sure they know it.

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