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Be an athletic supporter

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03/03/2010

Clay Walker of Sigvaris talks about targeting athletes with compression hosiery.

Infusion conference forgers new 'frontiers'

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03/03/2010

NHIA holds annual conference April 12-15 in Dallas.

FDA report underscores need for qualified providers

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03/03/2010

The FDA said it has received reports of six deaths and 77 injuries associated with NPWT in the past two years.

Association launches data drive

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03/03/2010

In January, NHIA launched an industry-wide data-gathering initiative to gain a clearer picture of the home infusion industry and define how best to move forward on several fronts.

NCPA pays to play

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02/24/2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) political action committee (PAC) contributed more than $1 million in political donations in 2009, nearly triple what it gave in 2007, according to a Feb. 16 article in USA Today.

Doubly-good deal for ActivStyle, Advocate

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02/08/2010

MINNEAPOLIS - ActivStyle, a provider of incontinence products, boosted its offerings when it acquired catheter supplier Advocate Medical Services in January.

Sens. Baucus, Grassley urge CMS to use 'discretion' toward pharmacies

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01/28/2010

A couple of marquee-name senators last week asked Medicare to cut some slack for pharmacies that have not gotten accredited.
"They were concerned that CMS was going to start acting in a draconian fashion and crack down on pharmacies that haven't gone through accreditation," said John Norton, associate director of public relations for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).

Big deal: Infusion company sold for $343 million

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01/28/2010

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - After a failed deal in 2008, it looks like Bob Cucuel has found a buyer for Critical Homecare Solutions (CHS). BioScrip, a specialty pharmacy organization, has agreed to pay $343 million for the company, it announced Jan. 25.

Critical Homecare Solutions finds buyer

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01/27/2010

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - After a failed deal in 2008, it looks like Bob Cucuel has found a buyer for Critical Homecare Solutions (CHS). BioScrip, a specialty pharmacy organization, has agreed to pay $343 million for the company, it announced Jan. 25.

Market outlook

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01/26/2010

The vice president of sales for Harvard Drug Group says 2010 could shape up to be "an exceptional year."

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