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CCS Medical names Escalante to new HR role

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has named Barbara Escalante Hess as its first ever chief human resources officer. Hess joins CCS Medical from TiER1 Performance Solutions, a consultative solutions provider, where she was responsible for developing and activating enterprise strategies to improve business performance and organizational health. “I’m honored to join CCS Medical and be part of a team that has so much purpose in being able to impact patients’ lives,” she...

CCS Medical, Human resources, Medical supplies

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Medline wins Golden opportunity

April 21, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill., - Medline has been named the exclusive supply chain vendor for Indiana-based Golden LivingCenters, which operates 23 senior health care facilities.   Per the agreement, Golden Living will convert a number of product categories in its portfolio to the Medline brand to help ensure all products are clinically equivalent and to help drive standardization across Golden Living's communities for improved patient outcomes.  "We are honored...

Golden LivingCenters, Medical supplies, Medline Industries

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Cure Medical becomes part of ConvaTec

March 29, 2021HME News Staff

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., and BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Cure Medical on March 24 announced that is has been bought by ConvaTec and that its CEO, John Anderson, will join the Continence Care division of the company.  The two companies have complimentary portfolios and, together, will be able to offer a more comprehensive range of products and services for patients and their DME partners, Cure Medical says.  “I welcome ConvaTec, a long-time...

Catheters, ConvaTec, Cure Medical, M&A, Medical supplies

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Rehab Medical Supply, OMS Rehab merge 

January 5, 2021HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Rehab Medical Supply and OMS Rehab are merging to form Direct Medical Supply.  “We are very excited to join two highly synergistic companies to enable Direct Medical Supply to execute on our unique strategy and next phase of our growth commitment to patients and employees,” said Tri Van Le, president of Direct Medical Supply. “This also allows both companies to add strategic and operational value.”  Rehab Medical Supply, founded...

Medical supplies, OMS Rehab, Rehab Medical Supply

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UroMed to close

June 13, 2019HME News Staff

SUWANEE, Ga. - UroMed, a provider of urological, incontinence and other disposable medical supplies, will close on July 8, according to a letter to its customers.“We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause; however, over the next few weeks UroMed will be working diligently to ensure a seamless transition of care to another provider of your choice in accordance with your plan's network,” reads the letter, signed by Ryan Schorr, vice president and general manager.UroMed was...

AssuraMed, Cardinal Health, Closing, Medical supplies, uromed

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Geriatric Medical reduces carbon footprint

August 22, 2017HME News Staff

WOBURN, Mass. - Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, a distributor of medical supplies, has completed construction on a 585kW solar project on the roof of its facility in Woburn, Mass. The company says it is among the largest roof-mounted solar projects completed in the state. The solar project consists of about 1,200 high efficiency solar panels and 540 inverters that will allow Geriatric Medical to produce in excess of 100% of its energy needs and supply the remainder to other environmentally conscious...

Distributor, Energy, Geriatric Medical, Medical supplies, solar project

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Supply-side economics

February 21, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

RICHMOND, Va. - On the heels of a strong 2013 in which it saw strong organic growth, Home Care Delivered (HCD) has tapped a new CEO so that the company can grow well into the future.In January, the mail-order provider of disposable medical supplies announced it had named long-time company exec Craig Weber as its new CEO. Former CEO and founder Gordy Fox will stay on as chairman and focus on growth opportunities.“The demographics are such that the need for these products continues to increase,”...

Home Care Delivered, Medical supplies

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Supplies companies merge

January 3, 2014HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - 180 Medical, a provider of sterile use catheters and urologic and disposable medical supplies, has acquired Symbius Medical. The acquisition extends 180 Medical's ability to serve customers directly, CEO Todd Brown said in a release. Phoenix-based Symbius Medical is also a provider of medical supplies. 180 Medical is a subsidiary of ConvaTec, a global medical products and technologies company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

180 Medical, Acquisition, Medical supplies, Symbius Medical


No accreditation or surety bond? No problem. Here's a million bucks.

January 21, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

I just came across yet another article on Medicare fraud. The story lead off with—wait for it—a fake DME provider in Miami. An article by Mark Potter on reads: "After knocking on the door, calling the office number and peering through the mail slot, they found no one inside the 250-square-foot facility, which had only a desk and a few medical supplies on shelves along the wall. "The equipment on the wall certainly wouldn't justify one percent of what's billed to Medicare," said...

Accreditation, DME, DME, e-SP, Medical supplies, Medicare fraud, Medicare fraud, NSC, OIG, surety bond

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AgaMatrix take a bite out of Apple

September 30, 2009Mike Moran

SALEM, N.H. - AgaMatrix, the manufacturer of WaveSense blood glucose monitors, has created a free application (app) for Apple's iPod Touch and iPhone to help people with diabetes better manage their disease. "By creating and bringing cutting edge disease management tools specifically for the patient, hopefully, this will produce better outcomes," said Maureen Ursprung, the company's director of national accounts. The WaveSense Diabetes Manager app is an electronic logbook. Its features, among...

AgaMatrix, AgaMatrix, Blood Glucose Monitor, Diabetes, iPod, Medical supplies

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