Sleep Therapy


U.S. PAP Device Shipments to Skyrocket

Auto-PAP shipments for treatment of sleep apnea to grow 70 percent by 2017.

Philips NA Gets New CEO

Brent Shafer appointed to take the helm of Philips North America.

Medicare PAP Use Outpacing Other DME

Number of beneficiaries using sleep devices up 13%, allowed charges up 23% from 2012 to 2013.

Problem Solver

Catching up on Sleep Revenues

Sleep providers must bolster the revenues they have and protect their referral relationships. Ensuring great service and patient outcomes through information and communication is a great way for them to build a better business in that regard.

Active Healthcare Launches New Website

New online presence serves up education resources for sleep, respiratory and diabetic care.

HME 2014 Preview

2014 Preview

Big Ten

The seventh installment of our annual forecast of key trends, obstacles and opportunities facing the HME provider industry shows that the coming year is one fi lled with challenges, but also chances for providers to reinvigorate their revenues. We examine what’s in store for the next 12 months and how providers should prepare.

Growth in Sleep Patients Expected to Slow

Latest survey conducted by HMEB and Needham & Company shows sleep volume to grow by 5.4% in next 12 months.

Problem Solvers

Maintaining Sleep Resupply Success



Germany Gives ResMed Injunctions Against APEX, BMC

Munich court bars firms from marketing or selling certain products in Germany.

HME Specialists Leverages CareTouch for Sleep Outreach

Provider aims to automate its patient outreach efforts for therapy monitoring, resupply.

HMEB Makes Final Call for Q4 Sleep Survey

HME Business, Needham & Company wrapping up survey to take pulse of industry’s sleep providers.

HMEB Launches Q4 Sleep Survey

HME Business, Needham & Company partner to take pulse of industry’s sleep providers.

Brightree, ResMed Enter Electronic Purchasing Agreement

Arrangement aims to streamline ordering process, cut costs for HMEs.

2014 Respiratory and Sleep Outlook

2014 Respiratory and Sleep Outlook

Pitfalls and Possibilities

Competitive Bidding, audits and face-to-face evaluations will shape respiratory and sleep providers'course through 2014.

Marketplace: Sleep

Sleep Compliance Solutions

Providers must put solid compliance programs and products and place. We round up some of the strategies and solutions available to them.

Top Tips for Growing your Respiratory and Sleep Business in 2014

Key considerations oxygen and sleep providers should consider implementing to help make 2014 a year for business success.

Oxygen in Orlando

Medtrade 2013

Oxygen in Orlando

Held in Florida this year, Medtrade will offer up sessions and products to help sleep and respiratory providers build their businesses.

Diabetic, Sleep Patients Could Suffer Through September

AAHomecare: Expect deluge of bidding-related complaints from patients unable to get supplies.

Sleep Nation Nabs Another Provider

Acquisition marks 43rd buy for CPAP provider in less than 18 months.

3B Medical Adds National Sales Director

Sleep equipment maker welcomes industry veteran Joe Toth.

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