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In brief: Invacare layoffs, Philips recall, ResMed exec

May 6, 2022HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare is streamlining its operations in the United States, primarily related to headcount reductions, to improve its cost structure, according to a May 4 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  As a result, the company anticipates annual pre-tax savings of about $2.8 million, with about $1.9 million to be realized in 2022. It will incur restructuring charges of $800,000 and expects to make cash payments in the same amount, primarily related to...

Caire, Insulet, Invacare, Motion, Philips Recall, Quality Biomedical, ResMed, Rhythm Healthcare


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Rhythm launches online portal

May 3, 2022HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has launched a new customer portal for placing and managing online orders. Features of the portal include online ordering, search function, order tracking, invoice information, case/query submissions and live chat. The company asks its provider customers to reach out to their account representatives to request website login credentials. Rhythm Healthcare recently added a third distribution center in Ontario, Calif., allowing it to better serve its customer...

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Rhythm Healthcare increases efficiencies

April 29, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has added a third distribution center in Ontario, Calif., allowing the company to better serve and grow its customer base in the western United States, says Doug Francis.  The 20,000-square-foot facility joins existing facilities in St. Petersburgh, Fla., and Memphis, Tenn.  “This allows us to open up California, Arizona, the Pacific Northwest,” said Francis, president and CEO. “I’m not saying we didn’t...

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In brief: FDA and Philips, Advent and Life Tech, Humana and Kindred at Home

March 11, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says efforts by Philips Respironics to notify patients and others of its recall of certain ventilators and CPAP and BiPAP devices and the risk of harm from the polyester-based polyurethan (PU-PUR) sound abatement foam used in those products have been “inadequate.”  The FDA on March 10 issued a notification order to Philips Respironics requiring the company to notify all device users, DME suppliers, distributors, retailers,...

Advent Home Medical, Humana, Life Tech, OPGA, Ossur, Permobil Foundation, Rhythm Healthcare


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Rhythm expands customer base beyond Southeast 

March 7, 2022HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla. – Rhythm Healthcare has opened a new distribution center in Ontario, Calif., that will allow the company to better serve customers in the western United States. “Our new California distribution center will improve our service levels and drive supply chain efficiencies, while also expanding our customer base beyond the Southeast,” said Doug Francis, president and CEO. “Our plans to transform our business from a regional manufacturer of mobility products...

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Lifestyle Mobility Aids to transition to Rhythm Healthcare

June 8, 2021HME News Staff

ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla. – Lifestyle Mobility Aids is changing its name to Rhythm Healthcare to better reflect the clinically complex nature of its products. The new name is also a nod to the company’s relationship with customers, says Doug Francis, president and CEO. “The new company name is meant to point toward the operating rhythm that exists between our provider partners and us,” he said. “Because we don’t connect directly with the consumer, there’s a real...

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