Oxygen


Oxygen Care

Business Solutions

Oxygen Care: Getting the Whole Picture

Remote monitoring has been a key component in sleep therapy and in diabetes care management for several years now. Now portable oxygen concentrators are featuring remote monitoring capabilities. What do respiratory providers need to know about this care and business trend?

Portable Oxygen

Business Solutions

Taking Portable Oxygen To the Next Level

Portable oxygen can revolutionize respiratory providers' businesses, but there’s no room for half measures. Providers must approach this business with open eyes and an open mind. We talk to experts to see how HMEs can take their portable oxygen businesses to the next level.

Editor's Note

A Trend Takes Root

Remote patient monitoring will soon become a permanent fixture in portable oxygen care.

Las Vegas

Products & Technology

HME's Spring Fling

It's time for Medtrade's annual spring fling. Once again, Medtrade's Las Vegas sister show has arrived, and this year's attendees will be treated to an expo showcasing a bumper crop of new HME offerings. HMEB takes a look at some of the highlights.

Industry Advocates to Brief Congressional Staff

AAHomecare, American Thoracic Society will meet with legislative staff on how competitive bidding has impacted patient access to needed equipment.

Product Solutions

Portable Oxygen Concentrators

POCs have become far more reliable, economic, small, and lightweight. We round up some key portable oxygen offerings on the market.

ResMed to Unveil First Branded POC

The Mobi portable oxygen concentrator aims to balance oxygen deliver, weight and battery life.

Problem Solvers

Oxygen Audits in the New Year

What can respiratory providers expect from a new audit program during 2018, as well as respiratory audits carrying over from last year?



Industry Bills End Year on Firm Footing

Rural relief bill H.R. 4229 notches 98 co-sponsors as Congress heads home, and H.R. 3730, the CRT accessories bill, closes 2018 with 77 signatures.

Karen Drexler Elected to ResMed’s Board of Directors

Drexler brings experience serving with companies in the digital health, medical device and diagnostic markets.

50 Cystic Fibrosis Patients to Receive Free AffloVests

High frequency chest wall oscillation devices will be distributed this month to help aid airway clearance.

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Names Bob Gilligan as CEO

Thirty-year manufacturing veteran takes Chief Executive spot, Diamond assumes the role of Vice Chairman.

the best products

Products & Technology

HMEB New Product Award 2017: Simply the Best

The winners of the 2017 HME Business New Product of the Year Awards embody the qualities that truly can make a difference in patients' lives and providers’ businesses. Here's your chance to learn more about them.

Clock is Ticking to Recruit HR 4229 Co-Sponsors

Providers have until Dec. 14 to garner more co-sponsors for the Protecting HOME Access Act, which provides relief for providers in non-bid areas, and addresses the “oxygen double dip.”

Philips Launches Campaign to Build COPD Awareness

Respiratory equipment maker partners with COPD athlete to develop videos that show how patients can continue living life to the fullest.

H.R. 4229 Push Continues

AAHomcare calls for “all in” advocacy effort to drive home rural relief, O2 double-dip fix.

Rural Relief, ‘Double Dip’ Fix Bill Hits the House

H.R. 4229 would provide relief to non-bid area providers, as well as reform oxygen double dip expected to hit House this week.

Oxygen Audit Outlook: TPE Audits

Audit expert Wayne van Halem explains why respiratory providers need to pay close attention to Medicare's new TPE audits.

Portable oxygen

Business Solutions

Oxygen Outlook: Portable Oxygen's Leap of Faith

Despite portable oxygen’s strong value proposition both from a care perspective and a business point of view, many respiratory providers still haven’t transitioned to using these devices. However, as 2018 approaches, the need to do so becomes all the more pressing. Why are they holding out, and how can they more easily take what they might perceive to be a leap of faith on this business model?

HMEB New Product of the Year Awards Announced

Fourth year of products sees 11 winning products from various categories selected by a panel provider of provider judges.

Podcast with Todd Usher of Tactical Back Office

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