Respiratory & Sleep Management April 2010

Respiratory & Sleep Management April 2010


Feature

barriers

Toppling Barriers to CPAP Compliance

By Janis Rizzuto

How patient education and new technology help obstructive sleep apnea patients get sleep.


Column

Provider Perspective

Keeping Promises: Care Medical Outlines Commitment to Service, Respiratory Expansion

In an interview, Jason Rogers, Care Medical president, explains the company philosophy and why the business is determined to expand, even as other companies shrink or fade away.


Inside Sleep

Addressing Apnea in Truckers

By Edward Grandi

With the millions of commercial driver’s license holders across the country, there are potentially many sleepy truckers out there.


Letter from the Editor

Déjà Vu All Over Again

By Janis Rizzuto

Who doesn’t love that Yogi Berra quote? I had that feeling in spades this month as I took over the editor post for Respiratory & Sleep Management. It’s been just about 12 years since I last wrote an editor’s note in a magazine for home medical equipment providers.


Funding Focus

ZPICs Zero In

By Kelly Riley

In geographic areas where Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPIC) have been named, suppliers are spending hours (often resulting in overtime costs) chasing documents to respond to inquiries.


DRIVE4COPD

Respiratory Factor

COPD on the Fast Track

Hollywood, sports and music stars brought the public along on DRIVE4COPD, a race traveling 6,000 miles in four days to find the millions of people at risk for COPD. It’s estimated that up to 12 million people may be undiagnosed.


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