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In brief: Amazon tackles sleep, Next Day Access franchise grows, AAH announces Homecare Champion nominees

October 7, 2022HME News Staff

SEATTLE – Amazon has introduced Halo Rise, a multi-purpose bedside tracker to help users sleep.  The device uses built-in sensor technology to provide accurate insights and personalized sleep analysis, the company says.  “Quality sleep is an incredibly important factor in our overall health and well-being,” said Melissa Cha, vice president of Amazon Smart Home and Health. “In today’s busy world, getting more and better sleep is one of the areas that customers...

AAHomecare, Amazon, LifeScan, Next Day Access, Owens & Minor, Philips, VirtuOx

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Judge allows test strip lawsuit to proceed 

October 4, 2022HME News Staff

NEWARK, N.J. - A judge for the U.S. District Court of New Jersey has ruled that Roche Diagnostics Corp. and LifeScan can move forward with lawsuits against Alliance Medical Holdings and its network of retail pharmacies.  Roche, which is represented by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, and LifeScan allege in their lawsuit that Alliance defrauded them by purchasing wholesale test strips on the secondary market and then marketing and selling them as higher-priced retail test strips.  They...

Diabetes Testing Supplies, LifeScan, Roche Diagnostics

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LifeScan, Truepill partner on e-commerce channel for OneTouch Reveal users

October 27, 2020HME News Staff

MALVERN, Pa. - LifeScan has partnered with Truepill, a digital health platform providing consumer health experiences through its API-connected infrastructure. Through the partnership, LifeScan will leverage Truepill's platform to provide OneTouch brand diabetes self-management supplies, including test strips, lancing devices and blood glucose monitors, directly to the homes of patients. “LifeScan's OneTouch Reveal app is already providing meaningful resources, helping users understand patterns...

Diabetes, Digital Health, e-commerce, LifeScan, Truepill

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LifeScan expands into e-commerce

October 1, 2020HME News Staff

MALVERN, Pa. - LifeScan has launched the OneTouch Amazon storefront and introduced the OneTouch Verio 30-count Test Strip value pack. Consumers will be able to purchase their OneTouch diabetes testing supplies using whatever purchase methods they typically use with Amazon, including funds from a flexible spending account. “By offering an official, OneTouch branded source on Amazon to purchase authentic OneTouch supplies, we're continuing to make it easy for them to find and get the brand they've...

Diabetes Supplies, LifeScan, OneTouch

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Mail order contracts: Expect big to get bigger

April 12, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BALTIMORE - CMS released a list of 18 contract suppliers for the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies April 9, but it's a list that could look different when July 1 rolls around, say industry sources.“Several of the companies have been put up for sale, and we know of one or two that have already been sold,” said Tom Milam, an industry consultant and former provider.Right now, at one end of the spectrum are large and well-known companies like CCS Medical, which received more...

All-States Medical Supply, Bayer, Kohll's Pharmacy, LifeScan, Roche

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CCS Medical teams up with LifeScan

March 7, 2013HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - CCS Medical has entered into an agreement with LifeScan to become a mail-order supplier of its products, including the OneTouch Ultra meter and test strips, according to a press release. “This is a tremendous development for CCS Medical that will enhance our leadership role within the industry,” stated Dirk Allison, CCS Medical president and CEO, in the release. CCS Medical is a provider of products and services delivered directly to the homes of patients with...

Diabetes, LifeScan

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