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Parent Company of QS/1 and Integra Sold To Private Equity Firm

No immediate changes in operations or staff are planned for Smith Technologies and its software brands QS/1, Integra and Publiq.

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Sunrise Medical Acquires Spanish Sports and E-Mobility Manufacturer Oracing

Oracing, which manufactures and sells wheelchairs, hand bikes and more within Europe, will maintain its site in Spain as it joins Sunrise’s brand portfolio.

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WellSky Launches New Suite of Advisory, Technical and Software Services

The introduction of WellSky Services also acts as the formal rebranding of subsidiary Fazzi Associates.

NEMEP Annual Meeting Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

Organizers are planning a series of educational webinars in place of the conference and exhibit show planned for April 1-2 in Tarrytown, N.Y.

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ATHOMES Postpones Spring Conference in Nashville

The gathering, scheduled for March 19-20, has been postponed due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Expected To Grow Past $3 Billion By 2029

The expansion of the NPWT market will likely be caused by higher demand for single-use disposable devices.

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Philips Global Sleep Survey Reveals Low Sleep Satisfaction, Misconceptions About Sleep Apnea

Only 36 percent of sleep apnea patients reported using CPAP therapy at least once a week, demonstrating the gap between diagnosis and treatment.

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Registration Open For VGM’s Heartland Conference in June

Early bird pricing for the two-day event in Waterloo, Iowa is available until April 17.

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AAHomecare Draws Roadmap For 2020 During Revamped Medtrade Spring Update

Association leaders shared updates on legislation, the standard written order process, payer relations and AAHomecare’s plans to add members and increase its operating budget.

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Broda Offers Motion Concepts Seating on Rehab Chairs

Broda partners with Motion Concepts to offer Matrx cushions and seating options on Encore Rehab, Comfort Rehab, Elite Rehab and Latitude Rehab chairs.



Mobility Manufacturer Redesigns Website With More Accessibility Features

Visitors to new Pride Mobility site can now increase text size, and Pride is using automation technology to 'glean more insight' into how visitors use the site.

VGM Forbin Division Will Now Oversee Cybersecurity-Focused VGM Technologies

The move means that VGM Forbin will add cybersecurity assistance to its portfolio of services, which already included web marketing and IT services.

Medtrade Spring Gets New Name, Location for 2021

Responding to an attendee and exhibitor survey and the expense of Las Vegas, Medtrade Spring will now be known as Medtrade West and is heading to Phoenix, Ariz. In 2021.

Alex Orthopedic Acquires Ergonomics Product and Pillow Maker Jobri

Jobri’s brands of posture trainers, neck supports and ergonomic chairs will now join Alex’s collection of orthopedic products.

Numotion Purchases New York CRT Provider Monroe Wheelchair

As part of Numotion’s provider network, Monroe will continue to serve customers at its three locations in New York state.

The van Halem Group Partners with Össur Americas

Agreement between audit consulting firm and global orthotic and prosthetic manufacturer will offer clinical prescreen reviews and appeal services for Össur customers

GreenWay Herbal Products Releases University-Developed Line of CBD Products

The company is calling the 22-product line, which features a new patent-pending CBD/CBDA formula, the first to be created under the direction of university researchers.

Medicare Contractors Exhibiting at Medtrade Spring

Attendees as Medtrade Spring will be able to meet with representatives of CBIC, CEDI, the DME MACs, NSC, PDAC and QIC on the expo floor, as well as take in a CBIC presentation on the Round 2021 timeline.

AAHomecare Unveils New Format for Medtrade Spring Update

To help providers understand its broad range of payer relations and advocacy services, AAHomecare is working with HME Business to implement a more interactive AAHomecare Update at the upcoming Medtrade Spring.

N.D. Providers, AAHomecare Tackling Dodgy Online CPAP Sales

CPAPs are being sold via Walmart.com to North Dakota consumers contrary to Federal and state laws, as well as North Dakota’s licensing requirements.

AAHomecare Underscores Budget Concerns

Association underscores three primary concerns regarding President’s 2021 proposed budget, and lists a total 15 aspects of the budget that impact or relate to HME.

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QS/1 and Integra To Host Combined User Education Conference in Louisville

The pharmacy software companies will host clients at the first-ever iQ Conference on May 12-15 in in Louisville, Ky.

Proposed 2021 Federal Budget Could Impact DME

Industry groups still reviewing budget administration’s budget, but suggested provisions include a reform and expansion of competitive bidding.

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InfuSystem To Offer Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Through New Partnership

The infusion service provider will begin introducing NPWT, an increasingly in-demand service for wound care, later this year.

Allegiance Group, BASYS Enter Strategic Partnership

Allegiance Group will integrate BASYS Processing’s proprietary payment gateway, customer service, and debit and credit card processing solutions.

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