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Drive, DeVilbiss hammer away at integration

August 18, 2015HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive Medical has completed a significant portion of its restructuring plan to integrate DeVilbiss Healthcare, the company announced August 14. “Over the next few months, we will be focused on the operational aspects of the integration plan with a renewed focus on innovation and the development of new products,” said Harvey Diamond, CEO of Drive, in a release. The two companies will operate independently in the Americas until the integration is competed, which...

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Conventional 02: 'It's declining, not dying'

June 19, 2015John Andrews

Handling the traditional oxygen side of the respiratory business is likely to be a shrinking segment for most home medical equipment providers. The technology breakthroughs that led to stationary and portable oxygen concentrators have advanced the industry so far forward that conventional tanks and delivery seem like relics of yesteryear.Even so, traditional oxygen still occupies a notable space within HME and providers need to figure out how they can manage the operation for a nominal profit or...

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Study details important attributes in concentrators

May 12, 2015HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - Failure rate is the most important attribute for homecare providers in a 5-liter oxygen concentrator, according to a recent market research study conducted by DeVilbiss Healthcare. Failure rate (36.09%) is followed by price (25.53%), warranty (19.43%), energy savings (11.05%) and maintenance tools (7.9%). “It is clear from our research that more and more providers see the value of a product that is built to last beyond just the acquisition price,” stated Wally Haddick,...

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DeVilbiss rolls out online ordering system

November 19, 2014HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Penn. - DeVilbiss Healthcare is offering U.S. customers another option to place orders for respiratory products. “DeVilbiss Provider Online Ordering makes looking up product information and placing orders very convenient for our providers,” said Brian Shearer, director of customer service for DeVilbiss. “With this tool, users may log in and place orders at their convenience—24 hours a day, 7 days a week.” The secure, web-based portal allows users to place new...

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Sleep market shows no signs of dozing off

May 23, 2014John Andrews

The sleep therapy market has since shrugged off the interruption of Round 2 of competitive bidding and is now finding its equilibrium. The new landscape finds some providers out of the business while contract suppliers are changing conventional methods in the search for cost savings, manufacturers say.“It has been 12 months since the Round 2 rates were announced and nine months since implementation began—there has clearly been some consolidation and repositioning,” said Dave Groll,...

CareTouch, Circadiance, CPAP, DeVilbiss, home sleep testing, InnoMed Technologies, philips respironics, ResMed, Sleep Coaches


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Governor commends DeVilbiss for manufacturing in US

March 28, 2014HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett recently visited DeVilbiss Healthcare's corporate headquarters here, commending the company for its efforts to bring jobs back to the U.S. Corbett met with the DeVilbiss management team, toured the manufacturing facility and addressed the company's more than 200 onsite employees. Bringing China-based product lines back to the Somerset facility has created more than 25 direct assembly, engineering and quality jobs, and several indirect vendor jobs,...

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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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In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS's performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). “Given the billion of dollars awarded to Medicare Administrative Contractors and the critical role they play in administering the Medicare program, effective oversight of performance is important to ensure that they are adequately processing claims,” the OIG states. The OIG based its findings on a performance...

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DeVilbiss moves oxygen concentrator production to the US

January 8, 2014HME News Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. - In the latest step in its effort to move production from China to the U.S., DeVilbiss is now manufacturing its redesigned 5 Liter Oxygen Concentrator at its Somerset, Pa. headquarters, the company announced Jan. 6. The new two-piece cabinet design is quieter, easier to assemble and disassemble, and has more efficient cooling, according to a release. “We are proud to offer an improved concentrator that is built to last and easy to maintain,” said Jim Clement, director of...

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Invacare leads growing oxygen market in Europe

September 12, 2013HME News Staff

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Europe's 59 million Euro oxygen therapy market is expected to grow as the continent's population ages and former smokers develop lung disease, iData Research reported recently. “Among western European countries, France has the largest number of patients on long-term oxygen therapy, and the extensive use of oxygen concentrators is encouraged by some of the highest reimbursement rates in Europe,” said Kamran Zamanian, CEO of iData, in a press release. Conversely,...

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