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Ascensia, Dr. Oz team up to empower people with diabetes

May 12, 2017Kelly Bothum

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Dr. Mehmet Oz has given Ascensia Diabetes Care a big boost in its efforts to educate people about diabetes and help the nearly 30 million Americans with the disease better manage their condition.Ascensia is partnering with The Dr. Oz Showfor a 60-day diabetes challenge that focuses on the importance of regularly testing blood glucose levels and maintaining a healthy diet.“Diabetes is a huge issue in the U.S.—it's reached epidemic levels,” said Robert Schumm, vice...

Ascensia Diabetes Care, Diabetes, Dr. Oz, Glucometer

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ResMed launches new company

January 6, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has teamed up with Dr. Mehmet Oz and Pegasus Capital Advisors to launch SleepScore Labs, a new company focused on helping people understand and improve their sleep. SleepScore's initial focus will be to compile and analyze consumer sleep data, starting with its national sleep study on It will also license SleepScore by ResMed technology for other consumer sleep devices, to update their tracking capabilities and improve their products, according to a press release....

Dr. Oz, ResMed, Sleep, SleepScore Labs

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In brief: Utilization drops in Round 2 bid areas, retail finalists named

October 21, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The number of Medicare beneficiaries receiving DMEPOS in Round 2 areas decreased more than twice as much from 2012 to 2014 than in non-bid areas, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The number of beneficiaries receiving DMEPOS in Round 2 areas decreased 17% from 2012, the year before bid pricing went into effect, to 2014, the year after. The number of beneficiaries in non-bid areas decreased 6% during the same time period. “CMS officials stated...

2016, Apria, Competitive Bidding, Dr. Oz, Medtrade, ResMed, Round 2, Sleep Apnea

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