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PITTSBURGH & CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (September 23, 2022)—Philips RS North America LLC, formerly known as Respironics, Inc., a nationwide manufacturer of sleep and respiratory durable medical equipment (DME), has agreed to pay more than $1.2 million to settle allegations that it unlawfully induced referrals for its equipment in violation of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (September 20, 2022)—DMEscripts LLC, an industry-owned e-prescribing platform that digitally connects a national network of medical prescribers with durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers, announced the addition of John Brady as chief executive officer and Frank Schools as chief financial officer. 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. (August 11, 2022)—Breas Medical USA announces the release and immediate availability of the Xpac by Breas extended life battery. The Xpac enhances ventilator dependent patient mobility with boost of battery life of the Breas Vivo 50 and Vivo 65 by 12 hours and the Vivo 45 LS by 18 hours. With Xpac, the ultra-compact and lightweight Vivo 45 LS can now run 25.5 hours off the grid.