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Provider drops in on CPAP

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03/24/2010

Health Management Services (HMS) launched a new company in August to help fellow providers increase their CPAP supply replenishments.
Earlier this year, HMS opened up its software program for supply replenishments to other providers. The program notifies HMS when CPAP patients are eligible for new supplies. Employees then call patients and evaluate whether they need supplies. If they do, HMS ships orders.

Annual sleep poll uncovers ethnic sleep differences

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03/18/2010

CROFTON, M.D. - When it comes to sleep, there are significant differences among ethnic groups, according to the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) "2010 Sleep in America Poll."

HME News TV: Bryan Sowards

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03/18/2010

If there's an HME market in which technology makes sense, it's diabetes, says Bryan Sowards, CEO of Infopia USA.

Provider plans big expansion

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03/16/2010

CARMEL, Ind. - Sleep provider Dormir in July raised $12 million in venture capital to help fuel its expansion from 14 to 20  states in 2010.

Bill lobbies for compression garments

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03/11/2010

WASHINGTON – A bill that would require Medicare to cover compression garments and other items used to treat lymphedema began making the rounds in February, but industry stakeholders say it needs some clarification.

Bill lobbies for compression garments

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03/10/2010

Introduced Feb. 23 by Rep. Larry Kissell, D-N.C., the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010, would improve the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema under the Medicare program. Among other things, the bill, H. R. 4662, seeks to establish Medicare coverage for compression bandage systems, compression garments and compression devices.

Be an athletic supporter

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03/03/2010

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

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.

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