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Noridian clarifies LCD for surgical dressings

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10/27/2017

WASHINGTON – Noridian has made several clarifications related to the local coverage determination for surgical dressings, including that the three types of wounds covered are independent of each other, AAHomecare reports.

Coloplast reports 8% organic growth for Q3

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08/16/2017

MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast says its integration of Comfort Medical continues to “progress to plan” and its U.S. chronic care business saw double-digit organic sales growth in the third quarter. The company, which has its U.S.

Hospital wholesaler buys DME company

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06/07/2017

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – Professional Health Solutions, a DME company based here, has been acquired by ASP Global, a wholesaler of hospice medical supplies.

Smith & Nephew begins distributing patient monitoring system

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04/11/2017

LONDON – Smith & Nephew has signed a distribution agreement with Leaf Healthcare, a developer of a wireless patient monitoring system for pressure ulcer/injury prevention.

Short takes: Coram, Coloplast

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04/04/2017

Coram CVS Specialty Infusion Serviceshas made Functional Formularies feeding tube and oral meal replacement formulas available to its customer base.

SCA makes play for broader, elevated presence

Acquisition of BSN Medical ‘complements us in an excellent way,’ says president and CEO
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12/23/2016

STOCKHOLM – SCA plans to buy BSN Medical from private equity group EQT Partners AB for $2.9 billion, giving the company a toehold in the higher growth and higher margin advanced wound care market and setting the stage for the spinoff of its hygiene business.

Wound care veers toward cash market

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11/28/2016

As the reimbursement landscape becomes more difficult, HME providers committed to the wound care market are apparently turning to cash sales as a way to boost to sagging revenues.

Alliqua turns income around in Q2

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08/10/2016

YARDLEY, Pa. – Wound care provider Alliqua BioMedical reported total revenue of $5.5 million for the second quarter of 2016, up 75% year-over-year, compared to revenue of $3.1 million for the same period last year.

Alliqua, BSN hammer out deal

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07/08/2016

YARDLEY, Pa., and CHARLOTTE, N.C.

ConvaTec to close manufacturing facility

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01/26/2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. – ConvaTec, a manufacturer of wound care and ostomy products, will begin closing its manufacturing facility here, resulting in 250 layoffs, according to news reports. It expects to complete the closure during the first quarter of 2017.

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