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Philips marks COPD ‘wins’

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11/15/2018

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has launched a global awareness campaign to celebrate everyday wins by COPD patients and their providers and caregivers.

VGM rolls out cannabis division

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11/14/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has launched botaniCo, a new division focusing on medical marijuana businesses, as well as the legalized cannabis and hemp industries.

Philips consolidates manufacturing

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11/13/2018

KENNESAW, Ga. – Philips is taking steps to consolidate and transfer manufacturing, R&D operations and related business functions from its facility in Kennesaw, Ga.

The process will continue through the end of 2019, the company says.

HME vs. Amazon: Providers help out—for a fee

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11/09/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers have always held the competitive edge over online stores when it comes to service, they say. But now, that service may come with a price tag.

Invacare reports ‘challenging’ results

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11/09/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare had a bumpy third quarter, courtesy of Medicare’s competitive bidding program and new tariffs.

Inogen takes more ‘balanced approach’ to next POC

Company also preps to launch Inogen Connect, Inogen Capital
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11/09/2018

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen teased three new products and services, including its next generation G5 portable oxygen concentrator, during a Nov. 6 conference call to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of 2018.

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In its recent financial results, Invacare cited as a reason for its decreased sales in the third quarter the upcoming changes to competitive bidding on Jan. 1, namely the any willing provider provision that allows any Medicare-enrolled provider to supply DMEPOS during a gap period in the program.