July 2006


Feature

At Home with Dealers

Alpine Home Medical Equipment: Senator Visits HME Dealer to Talk Competitive Bidding


At Home with Dealers

Wright-Way Inc.: Advocating Standards


Some Sweet Dreams for Sleep

By Ellen Z. Harrison, Bob McCoy

New RAD Guidelines Mean Better Treatment for Complex, Central Apneas and Better Business for Providers


Weighing In On Bariatrics

How Consumer Demand Has Shaped Product Development


The State of Seating and Positioning

By Ellen Z. Harrison, Bob McCoy

Clinician Task Force Talks Trends, Challenges and Reimbursement


Are Wheelchair Cushions Considered Support Surfaces?

NPUAP Initiative Defines Terms


Computer Software Update

By Anthony J. Sadar, Daniel J. Wallace

The Challenges of Electronic Documentation


The State of Seating & Positioning

By Ellen Z. Harrison, Bob McCoy

Clinician Task Force Talks Trends, Challenges and Reimbursement


Wound Care and Support Surfaces

Apples to Apples: The Importance of Matching Patient Needs to Products


Tools and Tips

By W. David Yates, Roger E. Meiners

Will CMNs Become Documentation Dinosaurs? Maybe, But You Need to Understand the Rules Until They Do!


Trends in Wound Care Technology

Incorporating Novel Tools


Sleep Lab Offers Comfort of Upscale Hotel


Auto Access Aftermarket

The Nuts and Bolts of Lifts, Ramps & Vans: Manufacturers & Dealers Offer Tools of the Trade


Accreditation: How Software Companies Can Help

By Nikolay Voutchkov, Melissa Jackson


News

AAHomecare's Steps Toward Effective Facility Tours for Members of Congress


Tips For Creating a Senior Friendly Home


Study Reveals Sleepiness and Performance Impairment in Commercial Drivers


Childhood Obesity: What's the Future for Bariatrics?


Temple University to Study Medical Call Center for COPD


Bathroom Safety: Following Hip and Knee Replacement


Survey Says: Mask Replacement Low for CPAP Users


CMS Issues Final Decision on iBOT


Providers Monitor Clients During Heat Wave


Respironics' Sleep Diagnostics Group Earns Frost & Sullivan Award


MED Group Announces New Purchasing Network Members


ContourMed Introduces ContourMed EasyFit


Medline Receives American Red Cross Award


Respironics, Masimo Expand Relationship with Pulse Oximetry Solution


Authentidate Holding Corp. Names National Director of Health Care Sales


Walgreens Web Site to Recruit Employees With Disabilities


Oxygen Clients Still Free to Fly with Approved Portable Oxygen Concentrators


PARI & BOC in Collaboration to Develop Innovative Drug Delivery Systems


The Scooter Store Recognizes National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week


States Get Funding for Home, Community-Based Care


Coloplast Study Shows Frequency of Skin Disorders for Ostomy Clients


VIASYS Expands Presence in Sleep Therapy


HHS Sponsors National Obesity Action Forum


Study Shows that Physicians, Patients Not Talking About Sleep


AAHomecare Reacts to Proposed Oxygen Rule


FreeStyle Navigator Shows Promise in Two New Studies


Palm Pilots Help COPD Patients


CMS Issues LCD for Power Mobility Devices


Tools of the Trade: Fitting Clients with the Right Patient Lift


Home Oxygen Therapy for Medicare Patients Is Service-Intensive, Says Study


CMS Releases New PMD Codes


Insulin Exempt from TSA's Liquid Ban


Ramp Coalition: Lack of Input Results in Flawed Regulations and Confusion for Beneficiaries


LAP-BAND Procedure Shows Significant Benefits


ResMed to Reach Out to Diabetes Educators


Sleep Apnea: Increasing Awareness & Treating the Most Complex Cases


Tina Roesler Joins TiLite as Director of Sales and Education


Team Invacare's Ernst Van Dyk Wins Laureus World Sports Award


Invacare Grows Sleep Division with AEIOMed Agreement


The Right Fit Ensures Proper Home Blood Pressure Monitoring


TiLite Launches The TX


CMS Issues Quality Standards


Targeting Wound Care with Silver Dressings, Support Surfaces


CMS Issues Final Rule on Accreditation


Soft-Aid, USMD and Visionary Medical Systems Merge


AAHomecare Announces New President and CEO


Happy Birthday To You: Pride Celebrates Jazzy's 10th Birthday


New Power Mobility Documentation Guidance, Requirements Issued by DME MAC


Quick-Med Technologies' Bernd Liesenfeld Earns Blue Ribbon Award


Senators Introduce Bill to Modify 'In the Home' Restriction


AccuMED Teams Up with Velcro


Medtrade Preparation Begins


Permobil Videos Receive Three Telly Awards


Freedom Lift Corp. Appoints Sales Managers


Allergies & Asthma: Fight Back with Air Filtering Products


Airgas Announces Pricing Actions Effective June 26


Podcast with Dr. David White

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