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ABC Medical’s Seeds of Hope takes root in California


SAN DIEGO – San Diego State University (SDSU) has become the first college in California to offer an adaptive sports program, thanks in large part to the Seeds of Hope Initiative. 

OIG: Handful of strips dominated Medicare mail-order market


WASHINGTON – The top two strips accounted for 53% of the Medicare mail-order market, and the top 10 strips accounted for 98% of the market, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

Survey: Information on cost of sleep therapy needed


DARIEN, Ill. – Patients need better access to affordable sleep care, according to a new study from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep.

PHS positions to spread ‘Minnesota model’


ST. PAUL, Minn. – With 30 years under its belt serving primarily Minnesota and Wisconsin, it’s time for Pediatric Home Service to grow on a national scale, says CEO Mark Hamman.

EW conference: Time to ‘reconnect’


ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. – Education, networking and football are front and center at this year’s Essentially Women’s Focus Conference, say event organizers.

Q&A: Pharmacist of the Year


SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Jim Spoon, owner of Spoon Drug in Sand Springs, Okla., has been named the 2018 Willard B.

Solara makes second buy since investment


CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Solara Medical Supplies, a provider of diabetes devices, has acquired Illinois-based Huey’s Home Medical.

Diabetes study: Current standard of care inadequate


SAN FRANCISCO –Sixty two percent of patients with Type 2 diabetes are not satisfied with their current standard of care, according to a new study from Virta Health.

CMS doubles down on vents


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders were caught off-guard by a proposal in a recent final rule to include numerous types of ventilators in Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

‘We will continue to talk to Congress,’ diabetes group says


YARMOUTH, Maine – Medicare’s mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies has decimated the industry, shutting out suppliers and drastically cutting reimbursement.