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NorthShore expands into Canada 

February 15, 2021HME News Staff

GREEN OAKS, Ill. – NorthShore Care Supply, the company behind NorthShore high absorbency adult diaper and incontinence supplies, has expanded into Canada. The company has served customers in the U.S. for nearly two decades, focused on providing product to people of all ages managing moderate to heavy incontinence. “The availability of NorthShore brand supplies means individuals managing incontinence can now buy these products domestically in Canada,” said Adam Greenberg, president...

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MedCare breaks ground on new warehouse

September 8, 2020HME News Staff

GREENSBURG, Pa. - MedCare Equipment Co. has plans to move into a new $4.9 million warehouse in Penn Township, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The new 100,000-square-foot warehouse will replace 39,000 square feet of space that the company currently leases on Rico Drive in Monroeville, the newspaper reports. The warehouse, where the company plans to employ 50, is part of the Bushy Run Corporate Park. MedCare broke ground on the new warehouse last week.

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CQRC backs telehealth bill

September 1, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Council for Quality Respiratory Care, a coalition of home respiratory therapy providers and manufacturing companies, is backing a bill in the House of Representatives that would expand telehealth services to allow RTs to provide services as part of CMS's Innovation Center alternative payment models. The bill would also authorize CMS to waive geographic and other restrictions for respiratory care services provided in high-need, professional shortage areas. “We commend these...

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F&P plans for 3rd manufacturing facility in Mexico

August 21, 2020HME News Staff

IRVINE, Calif. - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has started planning for its third manufacturing facility in Mexico. “We are continuing to grow our manufacturing capacity to ensure a further increase in supply of our respiratory products is available if required,” said Lewis Gradon, director and CEO. “To expedite availability, the company is utilizing its existing infrastructure and property in Tijuana, Mexico.” The company says the facility will be commissioned within the next...

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Numotion opens fourth location in Wisconsin

August 12, 2020HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Numotion has expanded its footprint in Wisconsin with a new location in Madison. The new location is home to two assistive technology professionals, bringing the company's total number of ATPs in the state to 14. “Expanding our presence with this new location strengthens our ability to provide mobility solutions to not only Madison but also surrounding communities throughout south central Wisconsin,” said Mike Swinford, Numotion CEO. “Madison is a great community...

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CMS moves to solidify telehealth

August 4, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS is proposing changes to expand telehealth permanently, following President Trump's signing of the “Executive Order on Improving Rural and Telehealth Access” on Aug. 3. In a 2021 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, CMS takes steps to extend the availability of certain telemedicine services after the public health emergency ends, giving Medicare beneficiaries more convenient ways to access health care, particularly in rural areas where access to providers may limited,...

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SoClean expands into air purification, device disinfection

July 21, 2020HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - SoClean has expanded its product portfolio to include the SoClean Air Purifier and the SoClean Device Disinfector. The company says the air purifier eliminates up to 99.9999% of airborne viruses, bacteria and allergens, surpassing HEPA standards. It says its disinfector kills up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses on high-touch everyday items, including smart phones and key fobs. “We are always looking for new ways to expand our presence within the health technology industry...

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CMS expands telehealth again, makes other changes

April 30, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has made another round of changes to support health care providers during the coronavirus pandemic, including allowing physical therapists and occupational therapists to provide telehealth services.“For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, CMS is waiving limitations on the types of clinical practitioners that can furnish Medicare telehealth services,” the agency stated. “Prior to this change, only doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certain...

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Trump expands telehealth services to certain providers

March 18, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has expanded Medicare telehealth coverage to allow beneficiaries to receive a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility.Beginning March 6, CMS will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.A range of healthcare providers, such as doctors, nurse practitioners, clinical psychologists and licensed clinical social workers will be able...

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VGM adds third warehouse for supplies

March 6, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Group has added a 78,000-square-foot warehouse in Phoenix to serve as a fulfillment center for processing and shipping CPAP supplies, along with other health care supplies, directly to patient homes. “We have a large customer base in the western United States,” said Jeremy Stolz, president of VGM Fulfillment. “Phoenix had exactly what we needed geographically, logistically and from a facility standpoint to support our business. We will be able to dynamically...

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