Internet CPAP provider launches new web site
CHESTERFIELD, Va. - CPAP Connections has launched www.thecpappeople.com. The site carries a wide inventory of CPAPs, masks and supplies. It also offers educational resources for patients. The company, whose product lines include Philips Respironics, ResMed and Fisher & Paykel, seeks to make products available at a lower cost, it stated in a release. "We may be an Internet provider, but we believe we can offer the same or better level of service as a patient's local supplier," stated Tim Tillman, chief information officer.
Generex moves into mail-order diabetes
WORCESTER, Mass. - Generex Biotechnology Corporation has acquired a majority interest (51%) in Global Medical Direct (GMD) of Lenexa, Kan., a provider of direct-to-consumer diabetes supplies and medications. The deal will give Generex a platform for its over-the-counter and diabetes prescription products as they come to market. GMD provides blood glucose meters, test strips, lancets, insulin, insulin pumps and diabetes maintenance medications and supplies to more than 65,000 patients. The deal is expected to close in early January 2011.
UroMed reaches out to patients
SUWANEE, Ga. - UroMed, a leading provider of medical supplies, launched a new website last month, www.uromed.com, that offers patients a variety of catheter, urological and incontinence products. The site also provides medical updates on catheter use, educational videos and reference materials on spinal cord injury, spina bifida and multiple sclerosis.
Incontinence provider rolls up catheter company
OCEANSIDE, N.Y. - Woodbury Health Products acquired Wilmington Medical Supply in October. The N.C.-based Wilmington Medical offers home medical supplies in 33 states with a focus on catheters. Woodbury Health is a mail-order provider of incontinence products. The deal will allow the 30-year-old Woodbury to grow its national presence, stated CEO Brian Darling in a release.