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In brief: AdaptHealth’s Q3, Medela’s spin-off, Braff Group’s milestone 

November 8, 2023HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth reported net revenue of $804 million for the third quarter of 2023, an increase of 6.3% over the same quarter one year ago.  Net loss was $454.1 million compared to net income of $16.1 million, largely resulting from a $511.9 million pre-tax write down of goodwill.  Adjusted EBITDA was $161.2 million, compared to $160.2 million, an increase of 0.6%.  “We are pleased with the results of the third quarter,” said Richard Barasch,...

AdaptHealth, Medela, The Braff Group


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Medela spins off wound care biz in merger with medaxis 

November 6, 2023HME News Staff

BAAR, Switzerland – Medela will transition its wound care business into a separate global business.  The new standalone wound care company will continue to provide wound care solutions powered by Medela’s medical vacuum technology, including its negative pressure wound therapy line of products and services. It will also incorporate the latest technology from medaxis, a Swiss med-tech company that is part of Olle Larsson Holding.  “I am honored and excited to lead...

medaxis, Medela, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Wound Care


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Medela enlists sales support

November 17, 2022HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. – Medela has partnered with MedPro, a nationwide contract medical sales organization, to expand access to its suite of wound care devices. “As a company, we remain committed to the patients and clinicians in the wound care space,” said Jeff Castillo, executive vice president of the Americas for Medela. “Medela’s wound care systems improve patient comfort and mobility, increase clinical flexibility and confidence, and allow for better management of patient...

Medela, MedPro, Wound Care


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In brief: AdaptHealth CEO, sequestration relief, HCD funding

April 16, 2021HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – Luke McGee has been placed on unpaid leave from his roles as co-CEO and director of AdaptHealth after authorities in Denmark formally charged him with alleged tax fraud.  The alleged fraud stems from personal activity that occurred between March 2014 and August 2015, and has no connection to AdaptHealth’s business, according to a statement from the company’s board of directors.  “The board of directors of AdaptHealth takes...

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Joerns, Medela team up

April 12, 2021HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE and MCHENRY, Ill. – Joerns Healthcare has announced it will distribute Medela’s negative pressure wound therapy product line on a national basis to the skilled nursing and long-term acute care hospital setting. Through the agreement, Joerns will expand its wound care portfolio to include the full Medela line of negative pressure wound therapy products, including the Invia Liberty and Invia Motion 60 NPWT Systems. “Joerns is excited...

Joerns, Medela, Negative pressure wound therapy


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Medela publishes peer-reviewed study of NPWT device

November 12, 2020HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. - Medela's Invia Liberty negative pressure wound therapy system is able to re-establish the prescribed pressure, while simultaneously clearing 89% of the fluid in less than 20 minutes, the manufacturer said in a peer-reviewed study published in a supplement to Wounds. Due to Invia's ability to remove exudate more efficiently and re-establish a patent system, it was also able to return the wound to the prescribed pressure more quickly and maintain the set pressure at the wound site more...

Medela, Negative pressure wound therapy


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Aeroflow Breastpumps, Medela launch contest

October 27, 2020HME News Staff

ARDEN, N.C. - Aeroflow Breastpumps has launched its third annual pumping room makeover contest, in partnership with Medela. Five winners, announced on Nov. 13, will receive $1,000 to create their dream pumping space within their own home, as well as the new Medela Pump In Style with MaxFlow breast pump. “Due to COVID-19, moms have been taking on more roles and responsibilities, both at home and at work, now more than ever,” said Melissa Gonzales, executive vice president of the Americas...

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Medela participates in mom-and-baby panel

October 30, 2019HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. - Medela joined U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and the March of Dimes to host a panel on the racial disparities in the rising maternal and infant mortality rates in Chicago and the rest of the country. Panelists discussed key drivers behind these rising rates and interventions aimed at reducing them, including providing adequate education and resources to support breastfeeding. “Together, we have work to do to keep mothers and their babies healthy and safe,” said Melissa...

Breastfeeding, Maternal and infant mortality rates, Medela, Tammy Duckworth


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Medela, author partner on 'Breastfeeding: Uncovered'

August 6, 2019HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. - Medela has partnered with Kimberly Seals-Allers, author of the best-selling “The Big Letdown,” on a digital narrative series that shares stories from breastfeeding moms. The stories that make up “Breastfeeding: Uncovered” focus on moms who need to overcome a range of obstacles to breastfeed, like those who are incarcerated or going through substance abuse withdrawal. “We know that social support is a big factor when it comes to meeting your breastfeeding...

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In brief: Arcadia, Amazon launch Choice; Apria goes nat'l with Medela

November 2, 2018HME News Staff

SEATTLE - Arcadia Group has launched an Amazon-exclusive brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management.The Choice brand will start with a range of blood glucose and blood pressure monitors, both with supporting mobile apps offering tracking, data mobility and reminders.“The Choice brand is all about accessible wellness,” said Bob Guest, CEO of Arcadia Group. “Consumers no longer need to drive to a store to stand in line and purchase their medical...

Amazon, Apria, Home Infusion, Medela


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