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180 Medical launches caregiver scholarship


OKLAHOMA CITY – 180 Medical is launching the Ron Howell Caregiver Scholarship in honor of President Ron Howell, who will retire this year.

Serial entrepreneurs: Stevens, Burns make another run at supplies


BUFORD, Ga. – Having already built one successful business, the team behind UroStat Healthcare hopes to repeat their winning formula for a second time.

PECO Medical drops out

Company leaves hole for lower-cost catheters

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – PECO Medical is exiting the urology market, according to a letter to its customers.

Technology reshapes incontinence, skin, wound care


Technology may not be the first word that springs to mind in reference to the incontinence, skin and wound care market, but perhaps its time that it took front and center.

Certain products must carry standardized warning labels


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Manufacturers and distributors are grappling with updates to California’s Proposition 65 that went into effect Aug. 30.

ActivStyle solidifies its position as indie player

Launches Catheter Express

MINNEAPOLIS – ActivStyle, which has made a name for itself in the incontinence supplies market, wants to boost its profile in the catheter market.

Short takes: VGM, Cure Medical


Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Group has released its second playbook: “Industry Insights: How to Capitalize on Opportunities in Post-Acute Health.” The playbooks serve as a resource for HME providers adjusting to an ever-c

Cure Medical heads north of the border


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Cure Medical has expanded into Canada with its Ultra Ready-to-Use Catheters.

ConvaTec adds distribution business


READING, United Kingdom – ConvaTec, a global medical products company, has agreed to pay nearly $121 million for Woodbury Holdings, a distributor of incontinence and catheter supplies.

Cure Medical launches new website


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Cure Medical has launched a new website,, to highlight its expanded portfolio of intermittent and enclosed system catheters. The site will also feature customized content for customers, medical professionals and HME providers.