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In brief: Journey Health buy, Philips complaint count, AI-based HST

February 17, 2023HME News Staff

RICHMOND, Va., and SAN DIEGO – Journey Health & Lifestyle Brands has acquired LifeWalker Mobility Products, the manufacturer and distributor of the UPWalker family of products.  The acquisition, as well as additional growth capital for the combined companies, was funded by Peloton Equity and other existing investors in Journey Health, including Escalate Capital.  “We are excited to bring LifeWalker's revolutionary UPWalker products into the Journey family,”...

Aeroflow, DarioHealth, Dexcom, Journey Health, NHIA, Optum, Philips, Somnoware

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Mednow offers integrated CGM program 

February 7, 2023HME News Staff

TORONTO – Mednow has launched its enhanced Virtual Diabetes Management program to enable convenient on-demand access to Dexcom G6 real-time continuous glucose monitoring supplies and personalized diabetes care services. The new integrated program combines Mednow virtual pharmacy services with Dexcom rtCGM technology to provide individuals with a comprehensive services like access to a team of certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and clinical pharmacists for ongoing health coaching; personalized...

Continuous Glucose Monitor, Dexcom, Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Mednow

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ResMed, AdaptHealth make tech list 

January 26, 2023HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – Several HME companies have made the Power 500 Technology Companies list, a nod to their commitment to improving the health of people around the world. In the Medical Devices category, ResMed, Dexcom, Insulet Corp., AdaptHealth and Masimo were all listed as leaders. The list includes companies that demonstrate product or service leadership, technical depth in their specific fields, consistent organizational growth or evolution, operational excellence and high-caliber management...

AdaptHealth, Dexcom, Insulet, Masimo, Power 500 Technology Companies, ResMed

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Dexcom exec: CGM is ‘undisputed standard of care’

January 13, 2023Tracy Orzel

SAN DIEGO – Dexcom’s next-generation G7 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system will empower users to take control of their health, says top company exec Kevin Sayer.  Dexcom in December received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the device, which can be used for people with all types of diabetes ages two years and older.  “The FDA approval of Dexcom G7 is a huge milestone for the diabetes community and underscores continued momentum in...

Continuous Glucose Monitor, Dexcom, Dexcom G7, Diabetes, Kevin Sayer

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In brief: 2022 HME WOY, new ICD-10 codes, orthotics fraud

December 16, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – Sherry Krug, vice president of business development at Binson's Medical Equipment & Supplies, has been named the 2022 HME Woman of the Year.  Krug, who joined Binson’s in 2020, oversees operational functions for all of the company’s locations  “Thank you,” she said during an online event on Dec. 15 hosted by the VGM Group to celebrate the finalists and name the winner. “This is such an honor and beyond any expectation that I...

ATHOMES, Dexcom, LUCI, Medline, TwelveStone Health Partners, WHILL

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Dexcom partners with digital pharmacy 

December 13, 2022HME News Staff

TORONTO – Dexcom has announced a partnership with The Health Depot digital pharmacy to provide Green Shield plan members with convenient access to the Dexcom G6 rtCGM System and virtual diabetes coaching support. Green Shield plan members eligible for Dexcom G6 rtCGM coverage who register for the new Digital Diabetes Care Program, delivered by The Health Depot, will have exclusive access to automated product shipments, preferred pricing, direct billing, co-payment assistance, no-cost receivers,...

Continuous Glucose Monitor, Dexcom, Diabetes, diabetes coaching, Green Shield, The Health Depot

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In brief: AZ MediQuip CEO, Tricare decision, DexCom 7 approval 

December 9, 2022HME News Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – AZ MediQuip has named Lane Hamm CEO, replacing Mark Nicotera.  Hamm has a retail background, most recently serving as CEO of Weekends Only Furniture & Mattress, a family-owned company with eight stores and an e-commerce platform. While there, he led the company’s expansion into multiple markets and launched its e-commerce platform.  “With his strong resume and straightforward demeaner, I am delighted to pass on the leadership of AZ MediQuip to...

AZ Mediquip, Dexcom, TRICARE

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DexCom 7 receives FDA approval

December 8, 2022HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – DexCom has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its next-generation Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System for people with all types of diabetes ages two years and older. “There’s a reason Dexcom has the best-selling real-time CGM on the market,” said Kevin Sayer, chairman, president and CEO of Dexcom. “For more than a decade, we’ve pioneered generation after generation of sensing technology that consistently...

CGM, Dexcom, Diabetes

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TRICARE expands access to CGMs 

June 20, 2022HME News Staff

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The TRICARE pharmacy benefit now covers two brands of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs): the Abbott FreeStyle Libre 2 and the Dexcom G6. Previously, CGMs were only available as DME under the TRICARE medical benefit. They will also continue to be covered under the medical benefit. “This change in expanded coverage will improve access for patients to get the CGMs they need,” said Edward VonBerg, PharmD, chief of the Defense Health Agency’s Formulary Management...

Abbott, Continuous Glucose Monitor, Dexcom, Diabetes, TRICARE

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In brief: Biden and CMS, Dexcom and VC, Great Elm and acquisitions 

February 19, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – President Biden is expected to name Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as CMS Administrator, according to numerous news reports.  Brooks-LaSure served in the Obama Administration, where she helped guide the Affordable Care Act through passage and implementation. She has also worked as a Democratic staffer for the Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives.   Brooks-LaSure is currently a managing director with Manatt Health, where she provides...

Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Dexcom, Great Elm DME, Northshore Care Supply

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