News in Brief

HomeCare Editors' Top 5: Week of July 27

Familes Face Tough Decisions as Cost of Elder Care Soars For the two-third of American over 65 who are expected...

Call for Medtrade Spring 2016 Presentations is On

LAS VEGAS (July 19, 2015)—Who will speak at the Feb 29–March 2, 2016, Medtrade Spring? A lot depends...

FirstLight HomeCare Launches All New Franchise Website

CINCINNATI, Ohio (July 16, 2015)—FirstLight HomeCare, a national provider of nonmedical in-home care,...

CMS Announces Medicare Care Choices Model Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2015)—Many seniors, disabled Americans, and family members of individuals...

Medtrade Working with ISS Organizers to Improve Education

ATLANTA, (July 20, 2015)—The Complex Rehab Pavilion is back once again at Medtrade—this time with...

SCA Relaunches TENA® Stretch Briefs Line to Better Meet Evolving Continence Care Needs

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (July 9, 2015)—SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company and the maker of...

BrightStar Care Franchise Recognized for Upholding High Standards of Health Care

CHICAGO (July 15, 2015)—For the third year in a row, The Joint Commission has honored BrightStar...

Point-of-Rental Software a Finalist in Cloud Innovation World Cup

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (July 13, 2015)—Point-of-Rental Software, a Texas-based company that offers rental...

Hollister Responds to Customer Feedback to VaPro Plus Catheter

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (July 13, 2015)—Hollister Incorporated is responding to the positive feedback to the...

Joe Lewarski Joins Drive Medical’s DeVilbiss Healthcare as VP, Global Respiratory and Sleep Categories

PORT WASHINGTON, NY (July 14, 2015)—Drive Medical is pleased to announce that Joseph Lewarski, a health...

Vertess Facilitates Two National DME Acquisitions

TUCSON, Arizona (July 1, 2015)—Health care M&A advisory firm Vertess announced the closing of two...

Mediware Collaborates with A/R Allegiance Group and Rock-Pond Solutions

LENEXA, Kansas (July 6, 2015)—Mediware Information Systems Inc., a provider of comprehensive post-acute...

Rotech Healthcare Inc. Completes Purchase of Home Respiratory Provider Assets

PITTSBURGH, Penn. (July 9, 2015)—Rotech Healthcare Inc. (Rotech) announced it has purchased the respiratory...

Brownmed Selected as an Exporter of the Year by Export USA Magazine

BOSTON, Mass. (July 7, 2015)—Think Global recently recognized Brownmed as one of six "Exporter of...

Harris Williams & Co. Advises TIDI Products on Sale to RoundTable Healthcare Partners

RICHMOND, Virginia (July 6, 2015)—Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank...

Universal Software Solutions and Prometheus Group Join Forces to Help DMEs Maximize Revenue

DAVISON, Michigan and ATLANTA (July 6, 2015)—Universal Software Solutions announced a partnership with...

VMI Honors 20-Year Employee with Surprise Van Presentation

PHOENIX, Ariz. (July 9, 2015)—Vantage Mobility International (VMI) recently honored Tiger Desmarais with...

HomeCare Editors' Top 5: Week of July 13

Hospitals Slam GAO Finding that 340B Drug Discounts Fuel Prescribing Hospitals say the Government Accountability...

Webinar: What ACOs Mean to DME Suppliers

Webinar July 14, 2015 Accountable Care Organizations: What They Mean to DME Suppliers  Presented by:...

Shelly Prial Will Make 2015 His Final Medtrade

ATLANTA (July 7, 2015)—Sheldon (Shelly) Prial has been to all but one Medtrade, and the 88-year-old HME...