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...
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...
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...
AAHomecare Advocates Against Double Dip Cuts for Stationary Oxygen
—via AAHomecare WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2017)—As first reported in December, AAHomecare has been working to get rural and non-bid area oxygen suppliers relief from double dip cuts in the...
Nizhoni Health Names New CEO
Somerville, Mass. (April 20, 2017)—Nizhoni Health, a provider of home health care, announced that David Rubinstein has been named CEO. Joseph McDonough, the company’s founder and current CEO, will...
Vitals Software and Creative Strategies Collaborate to Provide Better Patient Care
LOUISVILLE, Ky., and OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 19 2017)—Vitals Software, a provider of senior living software applications for independent living, assisted living and memory care communities and...
Become Disaster-Ready with this New Solution from Evans Incorporated
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (April 18, 2017)—Evans Incorporated, a provider of human-centered organizational, process, technology and operational consulting solutions focused on safety and fail-safe solutions...
New Service from Uber Allows Businesses to Manage Rides Without the App
SAN FRANCISCO (April 18, 2017) On April 18, 2017, Uber is announcing the new, enterprise-ready Uber Central, built on top of the Uber for Business platform. With Central, businesses can request,...
SCAN Contributes to Aging Education at Long Beach State University
LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2017)—SCAN, a senior-focused organization with the mission of keeping seniors healthy and independent, has announced a charitable contribution of $40,000 to Long Beach...
Sunrise Medical Introduces Enhancements to Popular Wheelchairs
FRESNO, Calif. (April 17, 2017)—Sunrise Medical is pleased to announce enhancements to the adult Quickie and the pediatric Zippie IRISTM tilt-in-space wheelchair lines, improving on a trusted pioneer...