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3B Medical’s Lumin receives authorization 

December 10, 2020HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical announced on Dec. 3 that it has received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for health care workers to use its Lumin to sanitize and reuse N95 respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company designed the Lumin to use ultraviolet light to sanitize CPAP accessories, but it’s a multi-use sanitizer. “Being able to reuse an N95 mask quickly and effortlessly is a game changer...

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In brief: Providers deploy precautions, infusion bills introduced

March 13, 2020HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers have begun taking proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of employees, patients and their communities in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Cape Medical Supply based in Sandwich, Mass., is limiting person-to-person activity, opting instead to ship products to patients. It is also encouraging patients to use its web-based technologies, including a web portal and mobile app, for ordering, communications and information. “We are standing by ready...

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Spring events postponed

March 12, 2020HME News Staff

The ATHOMES Spring Conference, scheduled for March 19-20, has been postponed in the wake of a deadly tornado that struck Nashville, and middle and east Tennessee on March 3. A new date has not been set. Those needing a refund can email [email protected] Otherwise, your payment can be held until the new date is announced. The NEMEP Annual Meeting, scheduled for April 1-2 in Tarrytown, N.Y., has been postponed as precaution against COVID-19. A new date and location has not been set. Members needing...

ATHOMES, coronavirus, coronavirus outbreak, NEMEP

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