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Inovalon to provide DME solution for Cardinal Health

June 19, 2020HME News Staff

BOWIE, Md. - Inovalon has inked a five-year deal with Cardinal Health to provide its ScriptMed Cloud platform to Cardinal's DME and medical supplies business. The platform's connectivity, supplemental clinical data and process-specific analytics automate and streamline processes. “Cardinal Health is investing in the digital forefront of technologies to deliver high-quality care to our customers,” said Ryan Schorr, general manager of the direct-to-patient business at Cardinal Health. “Implementing...

Cardinal Health, Home Medical Equipment, Inovalon


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In brief: Act fast on SMART Act, Medi-Cal drops drastic cut

November 15, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders are pushing providers to act fast on a bill delaying the inclusion of non-invasive ventilators in competitive bidding for five years.They'd like to get as many co-sponsors for the bill, known as the “Safeguarding Medicare Access to Respiratory Therapy (SMART) Act of 2019,” ahead of the upcoming Thanksgiving recess, and they suggest focusing first on the 180 representatives who signed a letter asking CMS to drop vents from the program.“If you are...

aahomecare, Cardinal Health, Invacare, NHIA, ResMed, WellSky


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Short takes: Invacare, Cardinal, ResMed

November 15, 2019HME News Staff

Invacare has entered into agreements to exchange $72.9 million in convertible senior notes due in 2021 for $72.9 million in senior notes due in 2024, plus approximately $6.9 million in cash. After closing these transactions, $61.1 million in aggregate principal amount of the 2021 notes will remain outstanding with terms unchanged…Cardinal Health at-Home is now a bronze-level corporate partner of AAHomecare. Cardinal is a distributor of home medical supplies to more than 12,000 commercial customers...

Cardinal Health, Invacare, ResMed


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Specialty Providers

UroMed to close

June 13, 2019HME News Staff

SUWANEE, Ga. - UroMed, a provider of urological, incontinence and other disposable medical supplies, will close on July 8, according to a letter to its customers.“We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause; however, over the next few weeks UroMed will be working diligently to ensure a seamless transition of care to another provider of your choice in accordance with your plan's network,” reads the letter, signed by Ryan Schorr, vice president and general manager.UroMed was...

AssuraMed, Cardinal Health, Closing, Medical supplies, uromed


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Market opportunity: Consider this: To expand or not?

October 30, 2018Rob Schlissberg

A. As a provider you undoubtedly face many challenges, whether from changes in reimbursement, staffing, operations, or competitive pressures. With all these potential focus areas, it's hard to determine where to allocate your limited resources. For some, growth and diversification is the answer.Why? This is ultimately the question you need to ask yourself. Why do I want to expand, and why is it important? When working with a provider partner, the biggest question we ask is, how many of your patients...

Cardinal Health, Market opportunity, Rob Schlissberg


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Cardinal Health expands scope in home health care

April 19, 2017HME News Staff

DUBLIN, Ohio - Cardinal Health has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the patient care, deep vein thrombosis and nutritional inefficiency business of Medtronic for $6.1 billion in cash.Total revenues for that business, which encompasses 23 product categories across multiple market settings, were $2.3 billion for the 12 months ending October 2016. More than 70% of total sales were in the U.S., according to a press release.“Given the current trends in health care, including aging demographics...

Cardinal Health, Home health care, M&A


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In brief: Inogen increases revenue guidance, Philips enters new era

August 5, 2016HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. - Inogen last week reported double-digit increases in total revenues and net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.The company reported total revenues of $54.6 million for the quarter, a 23.9% increase compared to the same period last year. It reported a net income of $5.1 million, a 48.7% increase.“Our strong results in the second quarter of 2016 reflect exceptional performance in our domestic business-to-business sales channel, which demonstrated 61.3% revenue growth...

Cardinal Health, ConvaTec, Inogen, Numotion, Royal Philips, VGM


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Cardinal's 2016 financial results break records

August 2, 2016HME News Staff

DUBLIN, Ohio - Cardinal Health has reported revenues of $31.4 billion for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016, a 14% increase compared to the same quarter last year. It reported revenues of $121.5 billion for fiscal year 2016, a 19% increase compared to 2015. “We finished fiscal 2016 having generated the highest revenues, the largest GAAP and non-GAAP operating earnings, and the greatest operating cash flow in our company's history,” said George Barrett, chairman and CEO. “The...

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Cardinal Health builds post-acute care position

October 9, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DUBLIN, Ohio - Cardinal Health's recent $290 million acquisition of a majority stake in naviHealth allows the company to bring more than medical surgical products and services to the table for health systems, says Michael Petras.Using proprietary tools, Brentwood, Tenn.-based naviHealth makes an assessment on the site of care, the length of stay and the therapy that a patient should receive in a post-acute care setting.“We see this as part of building a post-acute care position for Cardinal...

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In brief: Cardinal targets the home, EZ-Access makes buy

September 18, 2015HME News Staff

DUBLIN, Ohio - Cardinal Health now offers certain products direct to the consumer through a new “Hospital Quality at Home” brand.The brand offers products in advanced wound care, first aid, personal care and home healthcare.“We remain committed to keeping the quality of patient care at the forefront, which is why Hospital Quality at Home products are a natural next step for our business,” said Heather O'Sullivan, vice president of clinical operations for Cardinal Health. “We...

Cardinal Health, EZ-access, face-to-face requirement


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