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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...

AdaptHealth, Medela, Medtrade West, Numotion


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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...

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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...

Aeroflow Breastpumps, Breast Pump, Contest, Medela


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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, Sen. 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...

Breastfeeding, Digital Narrative Series, Medela


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Apria goes nat'l with Medela's NPWT line

November 2, 2018HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill., and LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Medela has announced that Apria Healthcare will begin distributing its negative pressure wound therapy product line nationwide. Per the terms of the agreement, Apria will expand its wound care portfolio to include the full line of Medela's negative pressure wound therapy products, including its Invia NPWT System with FitPad. “By offering a united front, these two companies can help remove the complexities that occur in coordinating patient care from...

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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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Short takes: Medela

March 4, 2016HME News Staff

Medela has appointed Melissa Gonzales managing director of the Medela USA business unit. In this role, she will manage the largest market within the Medela group, overseeing both the human milk and healthcare businesses. Gonzales will focus on providing the most technologically advanced breast pumps and break milk feeding accessories to hospitals and nursing mothers, as well as advancing the company's negative pressure wound therapy portfolio. Previously, she was vice president of sales and channel...

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In brief: Big names partner for sleep, Etac reorganizes

March 4, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) and IBM have partnered on a SleepHealth app for the iPhone and Apple Watch and a SleepHealth Research Study to help identify connections between sleep habits and health outcomes.The project uses the open source ResearchKit framework designed by Apple to allow participants to complete tasks and submit surveys from the SleepHealth app. That data will be stored on the Watson Health Cloud, where researchers will be...

American Sleep Apnea Association, Convaid, Medela, RESNA, respironics


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