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Conference reflects busy industry

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02/25/2020

DENVER – The National Home Infusion Association is undergoing a transformation—and that’s good timing for its annual conference, says COO Jennifer Charron.

Better tracking, better outcomes?

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02/25/2020

When it comes to tracking the value of sleep therapy, there’s been an increasing focusing on long-term success, says Dr. Douglas Kirsch.

Spring forward may be backward step, says AASM

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02/19/2020

DARIEN, Ill. – More than half of Americans (55%) report feeling tired after the spring daylight saving time transition, according to a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Infusion stakeholders urge changes to home infusion benefit

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02/14/2020

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association and more than 250 stakeholders have asked CMS to overhaul home infusion therapy rules.

Survey: Media coverage of coronavirus drives run on surgical masks

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02/07/2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – Sixty-three percent of local pharmacists say customers are buying surgical masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, and 96% say they’re selling them faster than they can restock, according to a new survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association.

AOPA digs in on bill

H.R. 5262 seeks to clarify definition of ‘off the shelf’
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02/06/2020

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders are eyeing a pair of possible legislative vehicles as they seek to pass a bill that would improve patient care and reduce fraud.

NCPA jumps on CBD bandwagon

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02/03/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacist Association has launched an online CBD resource guide with PRS for pharmacists looking to add cannabinoid products, such as oils, gummies, tinctures and creams, to their retail product mix.

John Kenney seeks to improve perception of O&P

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02/03/2020

Every day in the orthotics and prosthetics field brings something new, with fresh challenges and different patients, but one challenge remains constant—raising the profile of the profession, says John Kenney, MURP, BOCO, and the 2019 recipient of the Jim

Sleep Coaches heightens patient engagement

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01/31/2020

MINNEAPOLIS – Mark Boardman has sold his HME business to focus on his proprietary CPAP resupply platform and live-call program called Sleep Coaches.

Large number of vets not receiving follow-up care for their sleep apnea, OIG says

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01/29/2020

WASHINGTON – The Veterans Health Administration is at risk of potentially spending $261.3 million over the next five years on sleep apnea devices and supplies that veterans will not use, according to the Office of Inspector General.

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