DME Pharmacy News


VGM’s Retail Roadshow Will Wrap at Medtrade

One-day, interactive educational series still has stops in Louisville and Dallas before wrapping up at annual industry event.

SIGVARIS Group Acquires BiaCare

Purchase expands compression maker’s offerings for patients in need of medically-complex compression therapy options.

Compass Health Brands Acquires Strengthtape

Holder of many brands in the DME market picks up maker of the official kinesiology tape of Ironman events.

Lifeflo Gears up to Offer Cash O2 Product

Company’s three oxygen offerings include an over-the-counter retail option that delivers emergency oxygen without prescription.

Number Of Adults With Diabetes Has Quadrupled Since 1980

Global adult diabetes population surged to 422 million by 2014 according to latest the World Health Organization study

New Graham-Field Site Features Education Offerings

New brand identify effort includes revised corporate website that offers a ‘community’ of articles and educational resources.

Scientific Journal Covers Study on Bidding’s Impact on Diabetes Care

Diabetes Care covers pivotal study showed that Round One saw disrupted access to supplies.

Focus 2016 Conference Invites Speakers

Annual Essentially Women event calls for experts to participate in its annual event, slated for Sept. 25-26 event.



Premier, Hollister Enter Group Purchasing Agreement

Healthcare member group’s members will get special pricing on Hollister’s line of urological supplies.

Essentially Women Moves Annual Conference to Fall

Essentially Women’s annual Focus education conference and trade show will run Sept. 25-26 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

JUZO Debuts Canadian Presence

Compression maker opens office in Ontario to serve providers, patients in Canada.

QS/1 Receives Payment Certification

PA-DSS v3.1 compliance will help protect providers' retail transactions.

Medtrade Spring Details Feb. 29 Workshops

Annual industry event will kick off with in-depth presentations covering DME certification, billing and A/R, sales, and a compression fitter’s course.

Medela Sharpens NPWT Strategy

The launch of a new foam dressing kit puts company in the position of offering a full line of NPWT offerings.

HME Legal Expert to Discuss Retail

Brown & Fortunato’s Baird to discuss how providers can comply with federal and state laws that impact retail HME sales during Nov. 19 webinar.

Medicare Moves to Limit Lymphedema Compression Coverage

Providers urged to call on Congress members to convince CMS to reverse policy that will limiti funding of lymphedema pumps, which goes into effect Dec. 1.

Visiomed Poised to Enter North American Market

French maker of diabetic and other equipment registers range of connected medical devices with the FDA.

New Video Offers Tips on Medical Alert Use

Consumer Affairs product says children of seniors can help foster adoption of devices.

HME Business Announces 2015 New Product Award Winners

Diverse range of offerings covers range of products and services including respiratory, mobility, retail, access and others.

Drive Medical Taps ARI as Preferred Service Provider

Arrangements gives Drive's network of providers access to specially branded e-commerce and digital marketing websites and tools.