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‘Double dip’: AAHomecare increases pressure

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04/20/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is asking lawmakers for relief from a “double-dip” oxygen cut in the 2017 Medicare fee schedule for stationary oxygen.

Cardinal Health expands scope in home health care

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04/19/2017

DUBLIN, Ohio – Cardinal Health has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the patient care, deep vein thrombosis and nutritional inefficiency business of Medtronic for $6.1 billion in cash.

Invacare can resume design activities

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04/18/2017

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has been given the green light to resume design activities, according to a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Abbott Labs, Alere deal moves forward

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04/18/2017

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., and WALTHAM, Mass. – Abbott Laboratories has agreed to buy Alere, but at a lower price than it previously offered.

Dickerson, Gunn set high watermark for complex rehab

‘Go big or go home, and always do the right thing,’ says Dickerson of how Simon Margolis impacted his work
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04/14/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Even as a kid, Gerry Dickerson of National Seating & Mobility was working on wheelchairs.

“I was fairly handy and my uncle had a disability,” he said recently.  “So I started working on chairs to help him get around.”

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.

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