Also Noted

PFQC to providers: Encourage bennies to report problems

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11/22/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – The number of Medicare beneficiaries calling the People for Quality Care (PFQC) hotline to report problems related to competitive bidding continues to climb.

Med-Care recognizes children with diabetes

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11/22/2013

DALLAS – Fifty children and their families will attend the Nov. 22 Dallas Mavericks basketball game as part of “One Shot Away,” a diabetes recognition program hosted by Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies, the Mavericks and the North Texas Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

6-4-18 Series returns to Medtrade

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11/22/2013

LAS VEGAS – The 6-4-18 Series of educational sessions, which debuted at Medtrade in October, will be part of Medtrade Spring in March, show organizers have announced.

Invacare powers soccer club

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11/21/2013

WESTLAKE, Ohio – Invacare has donated eight power wheelchairs to Youth Challenge’s new Paralympic Power Soccer program, the company recently announced.

Alliqua secures $13M

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11/21/2013

LANGHORNE, Pa. - Alliqua has closed a set of deals that brings the company two new products and $13 million in investments, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.

Improve patient-provider communication, says VA survey

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11/21/2013

WASHINGTON – Regular, direct communication with healthcare providers leaves patients more satisfied with their care, according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

FAA to screen obese pilots for OSA

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11/20/2013

WASHINGTON - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials say they will start screening obese pilots and air traffic controllers for obstructive sleep apnea, ABC News reports.

HME Specialists chooses CareTouch

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11/20/2013

DENVER – HME Specialists now uses CareTouch360 to automate the management of its sleep apnea patients, CareTouch Communications announced Nov. 19.

People news: AAHomecare, VGM

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11/20/2013

Ashley Jackson has been promoted to government affairs associate at AAHomecare.

Sunset launches Tubes for Tots campaign

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11/19/2013

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions has launched its annual fundraising campaign to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation, according to a Nov. 18 news release.

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