DME Pharmacy News


VGM Leases Retail Space for Heartland ‘Training Lab’

Adjacent to convention center 1,100-square foot showroom will feature innovative products and display concepts.

Invacare Makes Headway on Consent Decree

Manufacturer completes final two steps needed to allow FDA to inspect facilities; length of inspection process or ensuing work remains unknown.

Medicare Advantage Care Differs by Race, Sex

Health care experiences and clinical care varies between women and men, as well for racial and ethnic groups according to new CMS report.

SCA to Split into Two Companies

Maker of TENA incontinence products will become two listed companies, SCA and Essity, with Essity holding the personal care and hygiene brands.

N.Y. Incontinence Rate Change Pushed to May

Originally slated to go into effect April 3, implementation of rate cuts will go into effect May 17.

SIGVARIS Opens Georgia Facility

Compression makers new Peachtree City location will house administrative, manufacturing and warehouse functions.

SCA Bowling Green’s Janet Stephens to Receive STEP Ahead Award

The Manufacturing Institute will present 130 STEP Ahead Awards in April for Women in Manufacturing.

NY Providers Reduce Incontinence Cuts

NEMEP, AAHomecare advocacy effort leads N.Y. Dept. of Health to limit its reimbursement cuts.



Wish of a Lifetime Fulfills 87-Year-Old's Dream of Hang Gliding

Partnership with SCA and Brookdale Senior Living aims to reduce stigmas on aging.

Drive DeVilbiss Acquires Sidhil Group

Buy adds leading U.K. manufacturer of hospital and home healthcare beds to Drive stable.

Two Power Chairs Demonstrate Retail Mobility’s Market Momentum

Sales of Pride’s Jazzy Air and Go-Chair, launched in the past year, exceed the company’s goals ahead of expectations.

Essentially Women Unveils 2017 Focus Details

Women’s health organization for HME providers will host its annual Focus Conference Sept. 16-18 in Minneapolis.

Medtrade 2016 Energizes Industry

Legislative and advocacy events, official recognition of HME Woman of the Year and a visit from Rep. Price highlight annual event.

HMEB Announces 2016 New Product Winners

Panel of provider judges recognizes 15 new products across categories ranging from respiratory to retail.

QS/1 Releases eNGAGE Interface

Workflow process now connects with platform that helps pharmacists and technicians better manage patient-focused activities.

Drive DeVilbiss Expands e-Commerce Retailer Program to Canada

The Program aims to help online HME retailers optimize their online business efficiency.

Contour Products to Unveil Five New Items at MedTrade

The new products being showcased at the Nov. 1-3 event include four new pillows and an inflatable bed wedge.

Compass Health Brands Acquires Meridian Medical

The buy broadens company’s lineup of pressure prevention and therapeutic support surface offerings.

VGM’s New Woman of the Year Award Picks up Momentum

Created to recognize women’s contributions to the HME marketplace, deadline for entries is Sept. 15.

Emerge Sales, PlayMaker CRM to Provide HME Sales Support

Companies will partner up to blend sales training program with tools for managing HME sales process.