Also Noted

Trump invokes DPA to boost ventilator manufacturers

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04/03/2020

WASHINGTON – President Trump has formally invoked the Defense Production Act to ensure that domestic manufacturers, including General Electric, Hill-Rom, Medtronic, ResMed and Royal Philips, can produce ventilators.

Philips Respironics ramps up vent production

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04/03/2020

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has committed to doubling its hospital ventilator production by May and quadrupling it by the third quarter.

Vertess taps new managing director

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04/02/2020

FORT WORTH, Texas – Vertess has hired Chris Nielson as a managing director. Neil, formerly a managing partner at Four Capital, is an experienced advisor in the durable medical equipment and home health space.

U of Arizona device could help treat COVID-19

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04/02/2020

TUCSON, Ariz. – Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine have invented a new respiratory assistive device that may help patients with COVID-19.

Soleo Health to offer Xembify

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04/02/2020

FRISCO, Texas – Soleo Health has been selected by Grifols as a limited drug distribution partner for Xembify, which treats primary immunodeficiencies.

CRT stakeholders host COVID-19 webinar

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04/01/2020

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and the Clinician Task Force are hosting a free webinar on COVID-19 Thursday, April 2, at 4 p.m. EST.

WellSky boosts care coordination

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04/01/2020

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has launched WellSky Care Coordination, an analytics driven platform that delivers care coordination between payers, health systems and post-acute care providers to safely treat patients of a higher acuity in the home rather than in hospitals.

PlayMaker shares data

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04/01/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – PlayMaker Health has released its third quarter 2019 Post-Acute Market Data Update, including a 3.38% decline in home health admissions based on volume.

Lunella streamlines sleep apnea diagnosis

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03/31/2020

BOSTON – Lunella has launched today, allowing consumers to go through the entire process for a sleep apnea diagnosis from testing to a prescription for therapy if needed, all from their homes.

McKesson responds to PPE shortage

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03/31/2020

IRVING, Texas – McKesson has put restrictions in place for personal protective equipment, including limiting orders to only current customers and monitoring how much they’re ordering.

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