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Exhibitor highlights: Philips Respironics rolls out 'pathway'


BOOTHS 1314 and 1330 - Philips Respironics wants to get people involved in its Medtrade exhibit, so the Murrysville, Pa.-based respiratory systems manufacturer is setting up plenty of things for them to do at their booths.

Mixon steps down as Invacare CEO

Monday, November 22, 2010

After Mal Mixon suffered a mild stroke last spring, many in the HME industry wondered if he'd ever return as Invacare's CEO.

Just the facts, please

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Back in August I attended Invacare's Media Day, and recently Invacare emailed me a bunch of information from the various presentations. Many of the slides are relevant only in the context of the total presentation, but I was able to pull out some data that can stand on its own.

CPAP providers enter 'brave new world'


Its effect has essentially changed the way HME companies do business, with some exiting the Medicare program and others modifying their approaches in various ways.

Invacare prepares for the worst in healthcare reform: freezes hiring, suspends merit raises

Friday, January 15, 2010

Invacare is taking very seriously a healthcare reform proposal that, if enacted, would cost the company an estimated $12 million to $14 million a year.

Report from Invacare Media Day: The world could be passing us by

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Invacare officials worry that the HME industry may be blowing its chance at reforming the oxygen benefit by failing to speak with a common voice.

Invacare hits the trifecta

Monday, June 15, 2009

Congratulations to Invacare for being named to the Fortune 1000. This is a credit to CEO Mal Mixon's leadership and vision. To grow a company from $19 million to $1.75 billion is an incredible achievement.

Prime time HME

Saturday, May 16, 2009

It seems like HME manufacturers are getting quite a few plugs on TV these days. Today, we received word from Invacare that its HomeFill Oxygen Filling System was on Extreme Home Makeover