ResMed calls software debut a 'giant step'

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Sunday, March 31, 2002

SAN DIEGO - ResMed is releasing a comprehensive patient management program, called Boomerang, that the company calls a giant step toward ResMed's goal of being a total solution provider to homecare providers and sleep labs. The software matches patients with providers and equipment, and then schedules those patients for follow-up visits to ensure compliance and comfort. Customers can then print actionable reports to track eligible replacement dates, follow-up calls, patient demographics, provider/referral lists, compliance data, and to project needed replacement items.

Amazon.com to sell Segway scooters
SEATTLE - Online buyers were bidding more than $100,000 for each of three Segway Human Transporter two-wheeled scooters that went on sale at Amazon.com in Febrary. These limited edition versions of the Segway were the first ever made available to consumers. Potential buyers registered more than 400 bids on the first day in the most widely trafficked event in the history of Amazon.com auctions. The Segway is a one-person, battery-powered, gyroscope-stabilized scooter whose speed and direction are controlled by the rider's shifting weight.

Med Development, Taga Medical plan merger

MENTOR, Ohio - Taga Medical Technologies and Med Development planned to merge companies, effective March 1. Both organizations are privately held Ohio corporations that have been collaborating on medical device development and manufacturing projects over the last 15 months. The new company will operate as Taga Medical Technologies. Taga currently manufacturers a number of medical and technical devices under private label agreements for other medical device manufacturers. HME

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