Oxygen


Philips Unveils Site Timed for World COPD Day

As Nov. 18 event approaches, new Philips Respironics site offers various resources for COPD patients and caregivers.

CareFusion, ResMed Forge Distribution Deal

Deal gives ResMed exclusive distribution of CareFusion’s AirLife oxygen therapy products.

HME Business Announces 2015 New Product Award Winners

Diverse range of offerings covers range of products and services including respiratory, mobility, retail, access and others.

Some States See Post-Pay Audits on Parenteral Nutrition, Ventilators

With high denial rates in Jurisdiction A, it is likely the audits will expand.

Oxygen Market Survey

2015 Oxygen Market Survey

Oxygen Enjoys a Spike in Business Growth

In our eighth annual oxygen survey, respondents report a 12% increase in those enjoying business growth over the last 12 months.

Respiratory Success in 2016

Respiratory experts offer some strategic suggestions that every respiratory provider should consider to build their businesses in 2016.

Portable Oxygen Marketplace

Portable Oxygen Solutions

As portability demonstrates both a business and a therapeutic upside, the range of product options is getting broader -- and more interesting.

Respiratory providers

2016 Respiratory Market Outlook

Moving on, Moving up

Respiratory providers continue to traverse many challenges. But the aging population promises growth while new rules, audits, cuts and competitive bidding push providers to operate efficiently.



Drive, DeVilbiss Continue Integration

Once completed the two companies will join under a single brand in the Americas.

Survey Urges Oxygen Professionals to Sound Off

HMEB, RM hosting seventh annual oxygen market survey covering topics such as clinical treatment, increasing COPD diagnosis, audits, competitive bidding.

patient data

Business Solutions

A Measured Approach

Today's healthcare market is focused on driving down costs while improving outcomes. Concurrently, information technology has given providers reams of patient data. How can providers use this data to advance in the new healthcare landscape?

Intervention Program Reduced COPD Readmissions by 97%

Study funded by Philips shows readmissions for COPD patients dwindled when non-invasive ventilation is part of a patient management program.

Rotech Acquires Fla. Provider’s Assets

Rotech Healthcare buys the assets of other respiratory equipment provider.

Lewarski to Join Drive Medical’s DeVilbiss Team

Industry respiratory veteran Joseph Lewaski will be DeVilbiss’s vice president of global respiratory and sleep categories.

Drive Medical Purchases DeVilbiss Healthcare

Buy marks Drive’s largest acquisition to date, adds brand known in respiratory and sleep equipment segments.

Older White Women Receive Most Oxygen Therapy

New study shows substantial demographic swing among COPD patients; also indicates impact of 36-month rental cap.

Problem Solvers

Getting the Most from a Good Thing

As popular as POCs and home filling systems have become, a learning curve remains. How can providers help patients to maximize their portable oxygen usage?

AAHomecare Recruits Providers, Patients for COPD Study

Effort will study if beneficiary follow-up and education leads to better compliance and outcomes.

Marketplace

Stationary Oxygen Marketplace

Stationary oxygen equipment remains a key part of care for many long-term oxygen therapy patients. We look at some of the latest offerings.

Respiratory Survey

Respiratory Survey 2015

Bracing for the Re-Compete

Respiratory Management's Sixth Annual Respiratory Survey reviews the factors influencing shape the state of respiratory care today.

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