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Sommetrics looks to former Philips exec to guide company through product launch 

May 22, 2023HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Sommetrics has announced that John Frank, a former Philips exec, has been elected to its board of directors. As a senior executive and business group leader at Philips, Frank led global health technology organizations in sleep, respiratory care and cardiac monitoring services. Sommetrics says he was pivotal in establishing Philips as a leader in the home health care market with a digital care ecosystem aligned with best-in-class products for treating and monitoring cardiopulmonary...

John Frank, People, Philips, Sleep Apnea, Sommetrics


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Cardinal Health names new CFO 

December 20, 2022HME News Staff

DUBLIN, Ohio – Cardinal Health and its board of directors have announced that Aaron Alt will become the company’s new CFO, succeeding interim CFO Trish English. Alt will report to CEO Jason Hollar as a member of Cardinal Health’s Executive Committee effective Feb. 10. "We're pleased to welcome Aaron as the new CFO of Cardinal Health," Hollar said. "He's an exceptional talent with a breadth of experience across complex organizations that will position him well for this critical...

Cardinal Health, People


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People news: Alyssa Golden, Kelli Vriend 

June 21, 2022HME News Staff

Alyssa Golden, digital marketing manager for Golden Technologies, has joined the board of the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company. “As a third-generation Golden family member, I enjoy participating in our local community and creating meaningful relationships that represent what Golden values: innovation, entrepreneurship, and community,” Golden said. “SLIBCO is a fantastic group that supports job creation, economic growth, and the expansion of our community. I'm...

Ability Members Group, Golden Technologies, Kelli Vriend, People


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Aeroflow Healthcare grows exec team

December 13, 2021HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has added Kristy Sasser to its executive team as director of corporate accounts. She will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to ensure the company’s growth in key markets. “I’m looking forward to constructing a new frontier for Aeroflow and I’m excited to be a part of the movement to innovate the future of home health care solutions,” said Sasser. “For the entirety of my career I’ve...

Aeroflow, Corporate Accounts, People


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NSM taps new CFO

January 26, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has appointed Allan Villegas chief financial officer. Villegas has more than 20 years of experience in financial leadership positions at private equity portfolio companies focused on the execution of growth and operational improvement initiatives. “Allan’s extensive financial background, combined with his deep acquisition and integration experience to drive growth opportunities for industry leading companies in a variety of sectors,...

Complex Rehab, National Seating & Mobility (NSM), People


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Altimate Medical names new leader

March 4, 2020HME News Staff

MORTON, Minn. - The board of directors at Altimate Medical has appointed Paul Hickey president and CEO. He succeeds Todd Tholkes, who is retiring after leading the company for more than two decades. Tholkes will remain a board member. Hickey comes to Altimate Medical with more than 25 years of experience in medical devices, including leadership roles in marketing, R&D, clinical and reimbursement. He most recently served as senior vice president of marketing and reimbursement at EnteroMedics. He also...

HME News, Paul Hickey, People


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QS/1 exec elected president at ASAP

February 5, 2019HME News Staff

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Sonny Anderson, vice president of technology for QS/1, has been elected president of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy. Anderson, who joined QS/1 in 1983, has played an instrumental role in the creation and development of multiple products, according to a press release. “As someone who has spent their entire career participating in the creation of technology solutions for pharmacy, this is a true honor for me,” said Anderson in the release. ASAP promotes...

People, QS/1


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New CHME CEO makes good on cliche

February 16, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FOSTER CITY Calif. - After a lengthy tenure at Apria Healthcare, Lauren Barranti says taking the helm at the much smaller CHME presents exciting new challenges. It's a great opportunity to go back to a very local health care operation and the service that we provide—there's fewer and fewer of us out there,'” she said. “I love the challenge and I want to make good on that whole cliche that health care is a local business and want to keep proving those services...

CHME, People, Provider


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Zimmer steps down, Barranti steps up

January 2, 2018HME News Staff

FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Industry veteran Bernie Zimmer is retiring as president and CEO of CHME, a DME company based here. His successor: Lauren Barranti, who most recently served as the company's executive vice president. “Lauren very much appreciates the business model that CHME has created and understands our market approach and is excited to help our company continue to expand our business and service even more patients in need,” said Zimmer of Barranti, who came to CHME from Apria...

CHME, People, Provider


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Short takes: Invacare, Miller Prosthetics

October 24, 2017HME News Staff

Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has launched its Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator with new connectivity. A connected POC, app and provider portal create a platform to improve asset utilization and control costs, the company says. “This integrative system gives providers visibility to POC usage and other performance data to help reduce total cost of ownership and optimize their fleet,” said Ed Armstrong, vice president, post-acute care product and channel marketing�Belpre, Ohio-based...

Connected Device, Invacare, Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics, People, Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC)


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