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MIT adds ResMed to internship program

September 16, 2020HME News Staff

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The MIT Leaders for Global Operations program announced Sept. 9 that ResMed has become the newest member of its industry partnership. The program collaborates with the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT School of Engineering to deliver an interdisciplinary engineering-MBA dual degree program featuring internships at partner companies. “The future of health care is digital and we need leaders with both engineering expertise and business acumen to help guide this industry...

engineering, internship, management, MIT, ResMed


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Quality Biomedical opens in Indiana

April 10, 2020HME News Staff

BOULDER, Colo. - Quality Biomedical has opened its 7th respiratory equipment service center in Fort Wayne, Ind. The new center will allow the company to serve a growing customer based in the Midwest, reaching the Chicago area to the West and into Ohio and Michigan to the East. “This is another step in our company's goal to be the first respiratory equipment service-management company with a national footprint,” said PK Bala, CEO. “This is a tremendous value-add for our OEM and HME...

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Ascensia touts interconnected approach to diabetes care

June 11, 2019HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - People with Type 2 diabetes who participated in a pilot study using Ascensia Diabetes Care's investigational Interconnected Diabetes Management Solution significantly lowered HbA1c, the company reported at the American Diabetes Association's 79th Scientific Sessions in June.  As the primary endpoint, mean HbA1c decreased by 0.43%, from 8.44% at the start to 8.01% after 12 weeks. “These data are the first indication of clinically meaningful results from the use of this IDMS...

Ascensia, coaching, Diabetes, management, mobile app, research


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Invacare promotes Leneghan to CFO

February 23, 2018HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare has appointed Kathleen Leneghan as senior vice president and CFO, replacing Rob Gudbranson, who resigned in November. “I look forward to partnering with Matt and progressing our transformation,” she said. “We have a significant opportunity to demonstrate sustained clinical value and generate profitable growth, and, in turn, create long-term shareholder value.” Leneghan had been serving as interim CFO since November. Prior to her promotion, she was vice...

CFO, financials, Invacare, management


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Gilligan replaces Diamond as Drive CEO

December 5, 2017HME News Staff

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. - Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has named Bob Gilligan, former CEO of GE Industrial Solutions, as its new CEO. Gilligan replaces Harvey Diamond, who has assumed the role of vice chairman. In his new role, Diamond will serve as senior adviser to the company and as a “voice to customers, vendors and investors,” according to a press release. He will also continue to serve as a member of the company's board of directors. Gilligan brings to Drive more than 30 years of experience...

Bob Gilligan, CEO, Drive DeVilbiss, Harvey Diamond, management


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Vertess adds DME exec

November 28, 2017HME News Staff

TUCSON, Ariz. - Vertess, a healthcare M&A advisory firm, has added DME executive Eric Hymes as managing director. Hymes' past experience includes a stint as general manager and senior executive with medical supplies provider CCS Medical, where he had responsibility for more than $100 million in P&L. “While my career in healthcare has always been focused on the end user and their families, the apex of my experience was successfully navigating an ever-shifting landscape of healthcare insurance...

leadership, M&A, management, Vertess


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BioScrip bolsters management team

November 28, 2017HME News Staff

DENVER - BioScrip has added two new execs to its management team: Harriet Booker as senior vice president and COO, and Danny Claycomb as senior vice president of revenue cycle management. Most recently, Booker was interim senior vice president of revenue cycle management for Option Care. She has also worked at Coram/CVS Specialty Infusion Services, Coram Specialty Infusion and Apria Healthcare. Most recently, Claycomb was senior vice president of revenue cycle management at Envision Healthcare. He...

BioScrip, leadership, management


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BraunAbility names new leader

November 21, 2017HME News Staff

WINAMAC, Ind. - The board of directors of BraunAbility, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles and lifts, has selected Staci Kroon as the company's new president and CEO effective Nov. 27. She will also serve as the board's director. The announcement follows the retirement of Nick Gutwein, who has led BraunAbility since 2008. Kroon comes to BraunAbility from Eaton Corp., a $20 billion global technology leader in power management solutions, where she was most recently executive vice president...

BraunAbility, leadership, management, wheelchair accessible vehicles


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Inogen transitions management, expands board

December 6, 2016HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. - Inogen will have a new CEO on March 1. The company announced Dec. 6 that Scott Wilkinson, currently president and COO, will succeed Ray Huggenberger, who is retiring. Wilkinson will also join Inogen's board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2017. Huggenberger will remain on the board following his retirement. Additionally, Byron Myers, founder and vice president of Inogen, will be promoted to executive vice president of sales and marketing effective Jan. 1, and Scott Beardsley, a senior...

Board of Directors, CEO, Inogen, management


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O&P companies become ESOP

January 19, 2016HME News Staff

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Midwest Orthotic & Technology Center and Surestep are now owned by their 170 employees, according to a local newspaper. The center is a full-service O&P company; Surestep manufactures, markets and sells a bracing system and complete line of products for children with developmental challenges. The owners of the company, Bernie Veldman and his wife Pam, will remain president and vice president, respectively. The Veldmans transitioned Dienen, Inc., the parent company of Midwest Orthotic...

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