Also Noted

ATS, ResMed award $100,000 grant for vent research

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02/13/2018

SAN DIEGO – Dr. Jeremy Orr of the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the new ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship in Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD. Dr.

NTSB blames undiagnosed OSA for two accidents

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02/09/2018

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board this week determined that two commuter railroad terminal accidents in the New York area were caused by engineer fatigue resulting from undiagnosed severe obstructive sleep apnea.

CMS plans to extend PMD demo

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02/09/2018

WASHINGTON – It looks like CMS plans to extend a demonstration project requiring prior authorizations for power mobility devices, according to a notice posted in the Federal Register on Feb. 7.

SoClean adds new office

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02/09/2018

OXFORD, Mass. – SoClean, based here, is adding a new corporate office in Peterborough, N.H. The new office will serve as a call center and home base for top marketing and sales executives, while renovations take place to add other business functions.

Invacare stages Medtrade Spring comeback

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02/09/2018

LAS VEGAS – Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has signed a contract to exhibit at Medtrade Spring, March 27-29 in Las Vegas.

Invacare’s net sales slightly up

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02/08/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare reported net sales of $250.4 million for the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to $246.7 million for the same period in 2016. It reported a net loss of $17.7 million vs. $17.6 million.

Retail workshops to provide ‘blueprint’

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02/08/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Retail Services will hold 10 retail training workshops this year. The “Brick by Brick: Retail Learning Workshop” is designed to help providers manage and grow their retail operations.

GEMCO, Brightree integrate

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02/08/2018

HUDSON, Ohio – GEMCO Medical has partnered with Brightree as an integrated electronic purchasing partner. GEMCO Medical customers will now be able to receive their products with the seamless electronic ordering power of the Brightree Integrated ePurchasing system.

Coloplast makes another buy

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02/07/2018

MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast has acquired IncoCare Gunhild Vieler GmbH, a direct-to-consumer provider of continence supplies, it announced today. The German company will strengthen Coloplast’s presence in southeast Germany, according to a press release.

3B debuts CPAP cleaner

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02/07/2018

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has launched 3B Lumin, a cleaner for CPAP masks and supplies, it announced today.

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