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PHS expands infusion services 

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service (PHS) has expanded its Infusion Nursing & Pharmacy service to include the entire state of Wisconsin. “Our goal is to bring compassionate, clinically excellent care to as many patients as possible,” said Becki Long, RRT, general manager – Minnesota and Wisconsin.  “As an organization, we have always aligned our growth with the needs of the community. I am excited for patients to experience the PHS difference through the expansion...

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Inogen names new exec 

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has appointed George Parr as executive vice president and chief commercial officer, effective April 12, 2021. Parr has 25 years of experience across medical technology, consumer products and industrial markets, most recently as executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Becton Dickinson and Company. “I would like to congratulate George on this appointment as I believe that he will be a tremendous asset to Inogen and a...

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Medline launches wound care series 

April 8, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has launched a new series of chronic wound care courses designed to enhance clinical knowledge of chronic wounds. Created by Medline clinical volunteers as part of the company's Global Health Initiative, the four-course series is available in both English and Spanish and is free of charge through Medline University. "Despite chronic wounds having been recognized as a global health epidemic years ago, wound care still to this day is not a specialty in...

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Golden receives award, makes new hire 

April 7, 2021HME News Staff

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has been named a Gold Winner in the Best of the Best 2021 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Mobility Manufacturer by the Times Leader Media Group. Readers of the newspaper nominated their favorite local businesses in Northeast Pennsylvania in more than 100 categories. “This award is a total team effort,” said Rich Golden, president & CEO. “We manufacture the highest quality and most innovative scooters and power wheelchairs in the...

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NHIA urges commercial payers to cover COVID-19 treatment 

April 7, 2021HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association is urging commercial insurance plans to implement coverage policies for COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy used in the home. The association also says CMS’s current administration fee of approximately $310 is insufficient to cover the costs. In a study conducted in February, NHIA determined the cost of providing the therapy is between $584 and $1,746. NHIA encourages payers to work with the home...

coronavirus outbreak, monoclonal antibody therapy, national home infusion association


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Enrollment opens for NCPA fellowship 

April 7, 2021HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Enrollment is open now through July 31 for the NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN Community Pharmacy Fellowship, sponsored by Good Neighbor Pharmacy. The Community Pharmacy Fellowship is an intensive 12-month online educational program for individual pharmacists practicing in a CPESN pharmacy, focusing on implementation of enhanced clinical services with the goal of transforming as many practices as possible, as quickly as possible. “You don’t have to be a recent pharmacy...

community pharmacy, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, NCPA


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Brightree doubles down on RelayHealth

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Brightree’s pharmacy and home infusion customers can now easily access and enroll in a variety of RelayHealth offerings directly from Brightree’s RelayHealth Connection thanks to a newly expanded partnership. Customers have access to Pre- and Post-Edits for real-time feedback on submitted claims; and Patient Assistance Rx for two manufacturer-sponsored programs that automatically apply co-pay savings to patient prescriptions and convert denied claims...

Brightree, home infusion, interoperability, pharmacy, RelayHealth, software


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3B Medical: Company to Watch

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has been recognized by The Startup Weekly as one of the 2021 Healthcare Companies to Watch. A panel of judges comprised of top executives, founders, investors and industry experts selected the winners based on their growth, the strength of their product or service, impact on the industry and commitment to customer service. “Winning this award is a testament to the 3B team’s passion for distributing, developing and manufacturing high-quality, innovative...

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Cheelcare names new marketing exec

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario – Cheelcare, a designer and manufacturer of mobility devices based here, has named Allex Laurin director of marketing. Laurin’s addition to the Cheelcare team marks a milestone in company’s growth, it says – he will develop, lead and execute the startup’s market strategy and help to position the brand as a leader in mobility and assistive devices. “We are delighted to have Allex join our team,” said Eugene Cherny, co-founder...

Cheelcare, complex rehab, manual wheelchairs, mobility devices, power assist


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The CPAP Shop, Sleep Care take diagnosis, treatment fully remote

April 5, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – The CPAP Shop, an online retailer of sleep equipment, and Sleep Care online, a national sleep telemedicine services provider, have partnered to expand access to their solutions. Through the partnership, patients will have access to technology to diagnose sleep disorders, have one-on-one virtual consultations with board-certified sleep physicians and receive prescriptions for sleep therapy through Sleep Care online; and they will have access to customized recommendations...

CPAP therapy, obstructive sleep apnea, remote care, Sleep Care online, sleep therapy, telehealth, The CPAP Shop


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