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Glooko Raises $30 Million Financing

Funding will help maker of remote monitoring platform for diabetes patients accelerate its market growth.

ACHC Launches Two New Distinctions

New offerings help respiratory providers and providers of custom mobility products demonstrate their commitment to care management and quality of life.

TCT Unveils Immunization Certification Program

Certification program enables DME pharmacies to show they support the CDC’s COVID-19 requirements and helps them tap into new service opportunities.

JTEK Solutions Wins Innovation Award

National Kitchen & Bath Association recognizes Ohio provider of accessible home design solutions and services with Innovative Showroom Award.

Survey: COVID-19 Wreaked Havoc With Sleep Patients

New Philips survey shows 70% of people experienced new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic — and 72% of patients who stopped therapy did so because of it.

FAHCS, ATHOMES Nix Virtual Events, Focus on In-Person Shows

Florida, Tenn. associations cancel their March events; FAHCS gears up for live event in August; ATHOMES makes ready for Sept. in-person conference.

Advocates Push to Extend Pause on Sequestration Cuts

With Medicare’s moratorium set to expire soon, AAHomecare and other advocates are reaching out to lawmakers to extend the suspension of the cuts until the end of 2021.

Ability Members Group Picks up Align Home Health Care

The quickly growing network of Canadian HME providers adds four locations with the new addition of Southeastern Ontario independent home healthcare provider.

Numotion Opens N.D. Location

National provider of complex rehab and independent living solutions opens up a new office in Fargo to serve the city and surrounding communities.

VGM Reschedules Heartland Conference

Wanting to ensure attendee safety, VGM has moved this year’s edition of the annual Heartland Conference from June 14–16 to Sept. 13–15.



Responsive Respiratory Unveils Sleep Sanitizer

The new Purify O3 Elite Sanitizer is the newest edition in the company’s family of CPAP/BiPAP disinfection solutions.

3B Medical Launches ‘Share the Aer’ Giveaway

Every month for the next 6 months, 3B Medical will be giving away one free Aer X portable oxygen concentrator.

CMS Updates DMEPOS Fee Schedule

Citing errors in the December 2020 schedule, this new release includes adjustments to more than 900 HCPCS codes.

AAHomecare Slates Virtual Conference

Industry’s national association will host a Virtual Washington Legislative Conference on Sept. 29 that will feature online meetings with lawmakers.

Providers Called on to Fill in the GAP

Grassroots Accountability Project from AAHomecare, VGM and state associations is looking for providers in key states to become industry advocates.

Medtrade West: ‘Don’t Fear the Heat!’

After announcing earlier that it was moving the event from April to July 12-14, Emerald assures attendees that the Phoenix Convention Center has beat the summer heat.

NEMEP Taking Registrations for Virtual Conference

March 23-25 event for N.Y. and N.J. providers offers a variety of conference sessions across multiple tracks and includes CEU opportunities as well.

Sunrise Debuts QUICKIE Q300 M Mini

The company’s narrowest power wheelchair in the QUICKIE power portfolio will go where other power chairs can’t.

VGM Wound Care Releases New Program Guide

The resource helps VGM members decide whether or not a wound care program is right for their business.

Clinician Task Force Publishes Guide to Telehealth

New paper discusses a range of topics, from preparing for a successful visit to determining whether telehealth is a good option for individual clients.

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ATHOMES Virtual Conference Registration Open

March 17-19 online event features live presentations with discussion time as well as on-demand CEU educational sessions.

Most Americans Barely Understand Sleep Apnea

Survey respondents think they know what sleep apnea is, but majority aren’t aware of interconnected health risks, don’t trust wearable sleep trackers, and have specific concerns about sleep testing.

VGM Meets With Rep. Miller-Meeks

New lawmaker representing Iowa’s 2nd congressional district sits down with VGM staff to learn about a range of issues and challenges facing HME businesses.

AAHomecare Calls on HMEs to Share Winter Storm Stories.

Providers serving patients during rough winter storms are urged to share their stories with industry association to help advocates demonstrate HME and homecare’s value to lawmakers, regulators.

New Prochant Site Emphasizes Online Resources 

Company that offers reimbursement, financial and revenue cycle management solutions for HME providers and pharmacies rolls out a new site designed to help them find solutions faster.

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