Booth Sales on Track for Medtrade 2017
ATLANTA (April 27, 2017)—Six months from the start of Medtrade, Kevin Gaffney, group show director, reports that booth sales are “on track” for the show, scheduled for Oct. 23–26, 2017, at the...
Florida Homecare Agency Wins Small Business Award
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (April 27, 2017)—Visiting Angels of the Palm Beaches is proud to announce that it has received the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for...
Heartland Conference to Offer Unique Retail Training Space
WATERLOO, Iowa (April 27, 2017)—VGM has leased a storefront for a one-of-a-kind retail training lab during its annual members-only Heartland Conference. Located across the street from the...
HME Suppliers are Fleeing Medicare Program
—Via AAHomecare, WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2017)—According to research AAHomecare had been performing using Medicare data, the number of traditional suppliers of home medical equipment to Medicare...
Home Health Leaders Call for Extension of 3 Percent Rural Safeguard
Washington, D.C. (April 26, 2017)—A new analysis of Medicare home health beneficiaries completed by The Moran Company illustrates the vulnerability of the Medicare home health patient population,...
Harmar Enhances Micro Scooter Lift
SARASOTA, Fla. (April 26, 2017)—Harmar, a manufacturer and designer of vehicle lifts, has now released an enhanced version of its popular AL015 Profile Micro Scooter Lift. This standard three-wheel...
NCPA Publishes Resource on Pharmacy Benefit Managers
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 25, 2017)—The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has released a new resource that documents for policymakers, patients and the media the discrepancy between what...
Santana Telehealth Project Receives Humanitarian Awards
ORLANDO (April 25, 2017)—The Santana Telehealth Project was honored with the 2017 ATA Humanitarian Award. The project was recognized during ATA 2017: Telehealth 2.0—the American Telemedicine...
Value-Based Care Expert Launches Consulting Company
CINCINNATI, Ohio (April 25, 2017)—Josh Martin, an expert in value-based health care, has launched Stout Hill & Company (Stout Hill), a consulting and training firm specializing in value-based...
ResMed Unveils World's Smallest CPAP Device
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (April 25, 2017)—ResMed today unveiled its AirMini, the world’s smallest CPAP machine. AirMini packs ResMed’s clinically proven CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure)...
This New Wheelchair Seat Adjusts to Meet Your Temperature Needs
FRESNO, Calif., (April 24, 2017)—Sunrise Medical is introducing of the new JAY J3 HV wheelchair back. This is a wheelchair back which can adjust to an individual’s microclimate. Designed with...
Ascensia Diabetes Care Teams with Dr. Oz for Glucose Testing Awareness
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (April 24, 2017)—Ascensia Diabetes Care today announced it is partnering with The Dr. Oz Show to launch a 60-Day “Take Charge” Diabetes Challenge. Ascensia is sponsoring the...
Editors' Top 5, Week of April 24
Secret Hospital Inspections May Become Public at Last The federal government has proposed requiring that accreditors release reports on the problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now...
BOC Names New Board Members
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (April 21, 2017)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is pleased to announce two new additions to its board of directors: Margy Imlay, CMF and Richard W. Todd, COF....
Telma Prial Passes Away
GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (April 20, 2017)—HomeCare announces with great sadness that the wife of long-time industry advocate Sheldon Prial, Thelma Prial, passed away Monday, April 17. She is survived by...