Oxygen


O2 Concepts’ Adds Domestic Sales Expertise

Respiratory equipment maker broadens sales team by adding new VP and promoting key player.

Medtrade

Can't-Miss HME Products at Medtrade

Medtrade 2016's expo runs from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, and once again the event will offer a wide spectrum of products to help providers meet new and existing patient needs. We profile more than 25 of this year’s must-see offerings at the show.

Respiratory Stakeholders Meet to Outline New Care Models.

After an initial study and meetings between various groups, an AAHomecare council is working to develop new models for chronic respiratory care.

O2 Concepts Recognized for Workplace

Oxygen equipment maker named one of the top 50 places to work in Southern Conn.

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.

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.

Cape Medical Supply Makes Inc. 5000 — Again

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



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.

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