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Certain products must carry standardized warning labels

October 30, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Manufacturers and distributors are grappling with updates to California's Proposition 65 that went into effect Aug. 30.Prop 65 requires businesses to warn individuals in California about products containing 900-plus listed chemicals “known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.” What's new: standardized warning labels. Manufacturers must include them on these products, distributors must incorporate them into their websites and...

Catheters, Cure Medical, Hollister, NDC, Proposition 65

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Hollister Inc. shifts away from wound care

February 5, 2018HME News Staff

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. - Hollister Inc. on Feb. 2 announced its decision to divest portions of its wound care business.Hollister, which manufactures products for not only the wound care market, but also the ostomy, continence and critical care markets, is in the process of transitioning its Hydrofera Blue and Endoform businesses to new owners, according to a press release.The new owners, who plan to continue manufacturing and delivering the products, will be named in a “forthcoming” communication,...

Exit, Hollister, Wound Care

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Short takes: Hollister, NCAMES

May 20, 2016HME News Staff

Hollister has hired medical device veteran Carolin Archibald as vice president, U.S. and Canada, to lead the company's ostomy, continence care and critical care businesses. In this newly created position, Archibald will also oversee the company's Secure Start services and key accounts organizations in the U.S. and Canada. She was most recently president of Medela in the U.S., where she led more than 700 employees in sales, marketing, business development, R&D, operations, quality management, regulatory...

Hollister, NCAMES, short takes

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In brief: Bid bill to drop this week, House committee launches inquiry into prosthetic changes

May 6, 2016HME News Staff

The “Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016” will join a bill already introduced in the Senate that also seeks to push back the date of the cuts, which will usher in reimbursement based 100% on the competitive bidding program, from July 1, 2016, to Oct. 1, 2017.Unlike S. 2736, however, the House bill does not seek to speed up plans to limit federal Medicaid reimbursement for DME to Medicare reimbursement as a “pay for.” A draft of the bill states: “This...

Bid Bill, BOC, Byram, CVS Health Corp, Harmer, Hollister, Hoveround, Infusion, Prosthetics

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Hollister, Byram settle for millions

May 3, 2016HME News Staff

BOSTON - Hollister and Byram Healthcare Centers have agreed to pay $11.4 million and $9.3 million, respectively, to resolve allegations that they engaged in a kickback scheme designed to increase sales and profits, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts announced April 29. The settlement with Hollister resolves allegations that, from 2007 through 2014, it paid kickbacks to Byram in return for marketing promotions, conversion campaigns, and other referrals of patients to its...

Byram, Hollister, Kickbacks, settlement, supplies

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This week on Access Health: Guests from Hollister

January 13, 2015HME News Staff

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. - Guests from Hollister will be featured on the Jan. 14 episode of Access Health, a health and wellness series on Lifetime, to discuss catheters. Dale Spencer, a spinal cord injured author/speaker and consultant for Hollister, and Mary Wisner, a clinical education manager at the company, will speak with host Ereka Vetrini and medical expert Dr. Dennis Holmes about the different types of intermittent catheters available, and who may need to use catheters and why. Dale will also...

Catheters, Hollister, TV

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