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Sigvaris spreads awareness

March 10, 2020HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris Group participated in World Lymphedema Day on March 6, helping to spread awareness and support the search for a cure. “As an advocate for the millions living with lymphedema, our company seeks to put lymphedema research front and center on the global healthcare stage through our long-standing relationships with nonprofits, researchers and the medical community,” said Barbara Osborne, CEO and president of Sigvaris Group North America. World Lymphedema Day...

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Sigvaris names new president

June 14, 2019HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris Group North America has appointed Barbara Osborne president and CEO. Osborne has more than 30 years of diverse business experience in the medical device field. Previously, she was the chief commercial officer at Dermarite Industries. She has also been president and CEO of LEO Pharma, and president of Molnlycke Health Care US. “During my career, I have always worked hard to be very customer-focused, and I believe that we all must strive to understand and meet our...

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Sigvaris changes name

March 26, 2019HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris is now Sigvaris Group. The company, which has been making compression socks and hosiery for 150 years, will use the name change “to build a customer centric platform for innovation and growth,” it says. Under the new brand architecture, the company will be called Sigvaris Group, but its products will have their own unique brands. Previously, Sigvaris was synonymous with the company and its products. “With the announcement of Sigvaris Group comes a...

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Sigvaris completes expansion

March 29, 2017HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris celebrates the grand opening of its expanded corporate headquarters today. As part of the festivities, the manufacturer is offering plant tours, and the opportunity to meet with corporate executives and members of the founding family from Switzerland. The 40,000-square-corporate headquarters now houses office, manufacturing and warehouse space, all under one roof. The grand opening at the corporate headquarters follows a ribbon cutting at a second new manufacturing...

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Sigvaris launches measurement system

March 22, 2017HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris has added an “initial pressure measurement system” to three of its inelastic compression wraps, the company announced March 21. The new system allows clinicians to prescribe a specific compression level (20-30mmHg, 30-40mmHg or 40-50mmHg) and patients to set the level themselves. “This product is going to change the market for inelastic wraps and finally give clinicians the confidence that patients will be able to accurately set their garment to the...

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Two acquisitions drive mission at Sigvaris

October 21, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris says it is two steps closer to becoming a complete solution provider for multiple therapy needs.The company, which develops, produces and distributes medical compression garments, recently acquired Pani Teresa Medica in Wrzeoenia, Poland, and BiaCare in Holland, Mich.“These acquisitions bring expertise, a more complete product line and credibility,” said Scot Dubé, president and CEO of North America.Sigvaris, which has its NA headquarters here and has its...

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Short takes: Mediware, Sigvaris, Medline

September 2, 2016HME News Staff

Cooley Medical has purchased Mediware's CareTend software for its home infusion line of business. The software will allow the provider to improve inventory management, workflow and data reporting. Cooley Medical, which has locations in Kentucky and Virginia, first licensed Mediware software 25 years ago…Sigvaris has completed its acquisition of BiaCare in Holland, Mich. BiaCare is best known for its medical compression product lines Chipsleeve and Compreflex…Medline has purchased 51 acres of land...

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In brief: Scooter Store execs dodge charges, CMS revises scope of review

May 13, 2016HME News Staff

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The Justice Department will not bring criminal charges against former executives of the now defunct The Scooter Store, according to the San Antonio Express-News.“Based on the results of a five-year investigation, the Justice Department does not believe it has sufficient evidence to prove criminal liability beyond a reasonable doubt as to senior managers at The Scooter Store,” said agency spokesman Peter Carr in an email to the newspaper.The decision comes more than...

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Sigvaris strengthens market position

May 10, 2016HME News Staff

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Sigvaris has completed a definitive agreement to purchase BiaCare, a Zeeland, Mich.-based manufacturer of short stretch wraps, compression garments and other products designed to treat patients with veno-lymphatic diseases and disorders. The acquisition strengthens Sigvaris' market position and allows the company to serve even more patients under a single brand. “This transaction allows us to acquire an established manufacturer with a strong position in the U.S. market,”...

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In brief: OIG targets orthotics and vents, Rep. Tipton throws support behind rural providers

November 6, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Orthotics and vents are among the HME that the Office of Inspector General plans to focus on in fiscal year 2016, according to a work plan published last week.The OIG plans to determine the reasonableness of Medicare fee schedule amounts for orthotic braces. The agency will compare Medicare payments made for braces to amounts paid by non-Medicare payers to identify potentially wasteful spending. It will also estimate the financial impact on Medicare and on beneficiaries of aligning the...

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