MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast, which has its U.S. headquarters here but is based in Denmark, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Coral Springs, Fla.-based Comfort Medical for $160 million in cash, the company announced Nov. 30.
WASHINGTON – Sens. Dan Coats, R-Ind., and Mark Warner, D-Va., have introduced a bill that they believe would help ensure that all Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes test strips.
MINNEAPOLIS – A chance meeting between representatives of Pediatric Home Service and an EMS training officer for the Minneapolis Fire Department has led to a collaborative training program to ensure home health nurses and emergency response professionals can work together
NEW ORLEANS – Community pharmacists need to make sure they have a “seat at the table” to help reshape health care, says DeAnn Mullins, president-elect of the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Daniel Greenleaf is in a familiar position. The new president and CEO of BioScrip is tasked with turning around an underperforming home infusion company, which he did with both Coram and, more recently, with Home Solutions.
NEW YORK – HME providers report significantly slower patient volume growth for sleep therapy devices in the fourth quarter “HME Sleep and Oxygen Survey” conducted by investment bank Needham & Co. and HME News.