Also Noted

CMS: Mail order costs more than pharmacies

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12/04/2013

ALEXANDRIA – It costs Medicare up to 83% more to fill prescriptions through mail-order pharmacies than through community pharmacies, a new analysis has found.

Water Street divests infusion company

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12/03/2013

CHICAGO – Water Street Healthcare Partners has sold Stoughton, Mass.-based Medical Specialties Distributors to New Mountain Capital, according to a Dec. 2 release.

CareCentrix program reduces readmissions

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12/03/2013

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix’s HomeSTAR program has cut hospital readmissions by 20% for Aetna members in Florida, the company announced Dec. 3.

CMS announces bidding webinars

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12/03/2013

WASHINGTON – Webinars on the Round 1 re-compete of competitive bidding have been scheduled for Dec. 9, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, CMS has announced.

Inogen files for IPO

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12/02/2013

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, proposing an initial public offering of common stock, according to a Nov. 27 news release.

Former Apria exec moves to new post

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12/02/2013

DENVER – Daniel Greenleaf is now president and CEO of specialty-infusion company Home Solutions, the Denver Post reports.

ResMed seals Czech Republic deal

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12/02/2013

PRAGUE – ResMed has acquired Unimedis, a Prague-based company that distributes equipment for sleep disorders, according to news reports.

AABCP to launch post mastectomy awareness campaign

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11/27/2013

HOUSTON – The American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP) has announced plans for several events throughout 2014 to raise political and public awareness for the need for post mastectomy services.

Short Takes: 101 Mobility, Home Care Medical

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11/27/2013

101 Mobility Tampa partnered with Harmar to donate and install a wheelchair lift as part of an effort to build an accessible home for injured Army Staff Sergeant (SSG) Alex Dillmann.

3B Medical data management system gets upgrade

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11/27/2013

LAKE WALES, Fla. – 3B Medical’s iCodeConnect, a web-based data management system, now features SD card functionality, the company announced Nov. 22.

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