Also Noted

Mediware acquires BlueStrata EHR

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08/02/2018

LENEXA, Kan. – Mediware Information Systems has acquired St. Louis-based BlueStrata EHR, a cloud-based electronic health record system for long-term post-acute care providers.

Marx, Maughan join AAH board

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08/02/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has added two new members to its board of directors: Scott Maughan, president of Salt Lake City-based Alpine Home Medical; and Josh Marx, managing director of sleep and vice president of business development for Cleveland-based Medical Service Comp

NSM to distribute robotic eating device

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08/01/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility is partnering with Desin to distribute its Obi robotic eating device nationwide.

Abbott upgrades FreeStyle Libre

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08/01/2018

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 14-day Flash Glucose Monitoring System.

Medtrade: Early bird gets the worm

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08/01/2018

ATLANTA – Early rates for Medtrade 2018 expire Aug. 25. The early rates allow attendees to save $100 on a conference pass and $50 on an expo pass. This year’s show is scheduled for Oct. 15-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Bill targets MCO-related cuts to DME

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07/31/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A bill has been introduced in the Illinois General Assembly that would help to address concerns surrounding 10% to 50% cuts to medical supply companies by certain managed care organizations, according to the Herald & Review.

Invacare rebrands Top End

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07/31/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is refreshing its Top End wheelchair brand with a new logo and a new website set to launch in the third quarter.

CU hits milestone

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07/31/2018

BILLINGS, Mont. – Computers Unlimited, developers of TIMS Software, celebrates 40 years in business this year. The company was co-founded in 1978 by Dr. Mike Schraer and is now run by President David Schraer.

Stakeholders push back against ostomy recommendation

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07/27/2018

WASHINGTON – The Access & Care Coalition, led by the United Spinal Association, has retained a lobbying group to boost efforts to prevent expanding competitive bidding to ostomy and urological supplies, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

Medtrade, VGM shine spotlight on retail

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07/27/2018

ATLANTA — This year’s Medtrade will once again dedicate several educational sessions and show floor space to retail, including a new breakfast session led by VGM’s Rob Baumhover called “Rise & Retail,” on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

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