Oxygen


Non-Invasive Ventilation Greatly Cuts COPD Patient Risks

Study says patients with at-home, non-invasive ventilation in addition to oxygen therapy aw 51% decreased risk of re-hospitalization or death..

Cryogenic Solutions Acquires Inventory Solutions

Combined companies to provide customers with a range of refurbished respiratory equipment, repair services, parts, hydro-testing.

Cape Medical Supply Makes Inc. 5000 — Again

For the seventh time Cape Cod-based regional provider recognized for revenue, market growth.

Drive DeVilbiss Poised for Acquisition

After longer partnership with Ferrer Freeman & Co., Drive DeVillbiss says its time to partner with a larger private equity firm.

Problem Solvers

POCs: Education for Improved Outcomes

There are multiple reasons why oxygen providers should establish POC education programs. Various experts examine those reasons and how providers should implement such programs.

CAIRE to Release Redesigned FreeStyle

AirSep POC to incorporate a variety of features requested by providers and patients.

Afflovest Receives Various Approvals

International Biophysics’ HFCWO device receives CE Mark, Canadian approval and Australian TGA approval.

ResMed Astral Ventilators Join AirView Network

Cloud connectivity lets physicians and HME providers remotely monitor home life support patients.



DME MACs Revise Ventilator Coding, Coverage Requirements

HME industry advocacy efforts help see removal of the imminent death criteria from the Frequent and Substantial Servicing category.

Most Uncontrolled Asthma Patients Mistaken About Condition

New study shows 67% of patients incorrectly believe their condition is under control, which could impact treatment.

Afflovest Oscillation Therapy

Product Spotlight

Afflovest Shakes Up Oscillation Therapy

High frequency chest wall oscillation vest lets providers offer new therapeutic approach to a variety of patients while also tapping into an important Medicare code.

Lifeflo Gears up to Offer Cash O2 Product

Company’s three oxygen offerings include an over-the-counter retail option that delivers emergency oxygen without prescription.

Respiratory Groups Push for Ventilator Coverage Changes

Leading clinician groups submit reconsideration of current Medicare NCD for home ventilators, including bi-level devices, to CMS.

New Graham-Field Site Features Education Offerings

New brand identify effort includes revised corporate website that offers a ‘community’ of articles and educational resources.

3B Medical Enters Oxygen Space

Sleep equipment maker makes first foray into oxygen equipment market with launch of stationary concentrator.

FDA Clears Philips Respironics’ Care Orchestrator

Cloud-based, clinical management software application for patients with sleep and respiratory conditions gets 510(k) clearance.

Respiratory Therapy Survey

2016 Respiratory Survey

Preparing for National Expansion

Our seventh annual respiratory therapy survey covers various care topics, and the industry trends -- such as national expansion of bidding -- impacting that care.

Oxygen Care

2016 Respiratory Market Outlook

Oxygen Care's Next Steps

Diabetes and sleep apnea care have demonstrated the power of tracking data patient compliance and care. Can oxygen therapy benefit from this approach?

Editor's Note

More of a Bad Thing

The President's proposed 2017 budget doubles down on the wrong ideas.

ResMed to Buy Brightree for $800 Million

Deal will see ResMed expand its connected care capabilities; Brightree will continue operating as independent company with CEO Cormack at helm.

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