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Women’s health: Stakeholders push to increase access

October 8, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – Supporters of women’s health legislation to increase access to custom breast prostheses and compression garments hope to gain needed momentum this fall to get their bills passed before the end of the year, they say.  The Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act of 2021 would provide coverage for custom fabricated breast prostheses. The House bill, H.R. 3087, sponsored by Judy Chu, D-Calif, has 15 co-sponsors; the Senate companion bill, S. 2051, co-sponsored by Sens. Tammy...

Compression Garments, Custom Breast Prostheses, Essentially Women, Lymphedema Advocacy Group

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Stakeholders press women's health issues

July 26, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders behind bills seeking Medicare coverage for custom breast forms and compression garments are gearing up for a pivotal August recess.Ahead of the recess, the Lymphedema Advocacy Group has been meeting almost monthly with lawmakers and their staff on Capitol Hill to drum up support for H.R. 1948 and S. 515, bills that would require Medicare to pay for compression garments, bandages and supplies to reduce lymphedema-related swelling and prevent recurrence.“With...

Compression Garments, Custom Breast Forms, Essentially Women, Lymphedema Advocacy Group

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Aeroflow adds maternity garments

April 3, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Breastpumps has added maternity compression garments, including support bands, compression socks and postpartum recovery garments, to its product portfolio. “Aeroflow Breastpumps' commitment to our moms has always been to provide the highest quality equipment, resources and support to aid in her journey,” said Jennifer Jordan, director of Mom & Baby. “We're excited to build upon that promise by adding a full suite of products that will contribute to healthier...

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Sigvaris completes expansion

March 29, 2017HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris celebrates the grand opening of its expanded corporate headquarters today. As part of the festivities, the manufacturer is offering plant tours, and the opportunity to meet with corporate executives and members of the founding family from Switzerland. The 40,000-square-corporate headquarters now houses office, manufacturing and warehouse space, all under one roof. The grand opening at the corporate headquarters follows a ribbon cutting at a second new manufacturing...

Compression Garments, Expansion, Sigvaris

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Juzo opens office in Canada

February 12, 2016HME News Staff

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - Juzo has opened Juzo Canada in Burlington, Ontario, the manufacturer of compression garments has announced. Juzo has hired Byron MacPhee as sales director to lead the Juzo Canada sales force. He has nearly 15 years of experience in compression therapy and sales management. Prior to joining Juzo, MacPhee was vice president of sales for Sigvaris. Since opening, Juzo Canada has launched a website that includes a dealer locator; added two territory managers; launched Shop Juzo,...

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Sigvaris commemorates 150 years

July 22, 2014HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris, a family-owned manufacturer of medical and sports compression garments and stockings, celebrated 150 years in business with an event at the Westin in Atlanta. The company held a similar event at the Montreal Science Center in Quebec, Canada, on July 12. Both events included a historical exhibit showcasing the company's history and performances that took attendees through the process of creating graduated compression products. Sigvaris is a Swiss company with North...

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Sigvaris celebrates 150 years in business

March 4, 2014HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris is celebrating 150 years in business by giving customers the chance to win a weekend trip to Atlanta and an invitation to its anniversary party in July. To determine the winner, Sigvaris is asking customers to share their stories of using the company's compression garments has helped them. “The theme for the party is 'Every Day a Step Further' and giving people an opportunity to share their story is the perfect opportunity to celebrate both our commitment to leg...

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Juzo; 'Think green and live green'

May 24, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - Juzo USA took its sustainability efforts to a new level recently by installing a 141-foot wind turbine and 56 solar panels at its manufacturing facility here.Together, these two initiatives will generate 50,000 kilowatts of electricity annually, according to the company, which makes compression therapy garments.“We plan on being green in everything we do,” said Annerose Zorn, CEO of Juzo USA and the great-granddaughter of Julius Zorn, Sr., who founded the company....

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New site eases patient stress

June 23, 2011Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FREDERICK, Md. - Paula Jagemann, an online women's health provider, thinks it should be easy for cancer patients to find the products they need. Jagemann first learned how difficult it was to shop for certain items when working with a hospital on its breast cancer center. "It took me five hours to find all the products that a variety of sources told me I should buy," said Jagemann. "That is appalling." In May, she launched Someone With, an online home health and medical supply site. Someone With...

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Women's health: Feel good, look good products

June 23, 2011John Andrews

Providers stand to gain a greater volume of business as women of all ages search for products that promote wellness, dignity and style, market insiders say. The majority of women's health operators are single-owner boutiques that carry low inventory and focus on specific aspects of women's health. Before they can capture this burgeoning new client base, these providers need to reassess their operations and figure out if they should expand their products and services, along with developing a more...

Amoena USA, Compression Garments, Medline, women's health products

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