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People news: Merits Health, Philips Respiratory

January 12, 2018HME News Staff

Cape Coral, Fla.-based Merits Health Products has promoted Kevin Liu to president and Chris Blackmore to vice president of sales and business development. Liu has helped the company launch two new divisions, Avid Rehab for complex rehab and Pilot for home accessibility. He has also helped the company open new distribution centers and increase internal operating efficiencies. For his part, Blackmore has helped Merits increase sales by 300% in the past three years… Brent Shafer, CEO of North America...

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In brief: Report cites spike in PAP use, Inogen sets IPO terms

February 7, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The number of beneficiaries receiving PAP devices for a one-year time period grew 13%, while the total number of beneficiaries receiving all DMEPOS items during the same period fell 1%, according to a recently released comparative billing report. Compiled by eGlobal Tech and Palmetto GBA, the report used data from claims processed by the DME MACs between July 2012 and June 2013. They also found allowed charges on PAP devices rose 23%, when allowed charges for all DMEPOS items fell by...

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Royal Philips promotes Brent Shafer

February 5, 2014HME News Staff

ANDOVER, Mass. - Brent Shafer has been named CEO of Philips North America. Shafer, previously CEO of Philips Home Healthcare Solutions, is responsible for strengthening the company's entrepreneurship, and growing revenue and market share in the U.S. and Canada. He will report directly to Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten. Shafer succeeds Greg Sebasky, who retired on Feb. 3.

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