Oxygen

The market for oxygen therapy has grown immensely over the past decade, with nearly 1.5 million people relying on supplemental oxygen to address their medical needs. While tank delivery of oxygen remains a viable market for HME providers, patients want to continue carrying out their daily routines and need a product that allows them to stay on the go. That’s where portable oxygen concentrators, and the companies who maintain the machines, step in.

In just the past few years, portable oxygen concentrators have begun to reflect the rapidly changing technology becoming available to HME providers and their patients. Rather than waiting for maintenance issues to occur on their machines, providers increasingly have the ability to remotely monitor oxygen output, battery life and more through online platforms. Now, companies are expanding wireless connectivity to POCs in the hopes of making 24/7 monitoring possible for more patients.

At the same time, manufacturers are focused on making the machines lighter and sleeker for patients who want POCs to blend in with the rest of their belongings. The demand is high for machines that can provide the right mix of portability, battery life and tank capacity to fit patient lifestyles. If an HME provider can guarantee all three, they can see revenue growth in this key area. Here is a sampling of the latest products and services to hit the oxygen therapy market:


CAIRE Inc.

Eclipse 5

Eclipse 5 Portable Oxygen Concentrator

24/7 solution for patients

  • Provides an all-in-one, 24/7 solution for patients requiring higher flow oxygen at home or on the road.
  • Offers continuous flow oxygen up to 3 LPM and pulse dose settings available up to 192 mL bolus size.
  • Offers advanced pulse delivery features including autoSAT technology, which allows for customizable pulse dose with adjustable bolus rise time and trigger sensitivity.
  • (800) 874-0202

Applied Home Healthcare Equipment

OxyGo FIT

OxyGo FIT

POC Provides O2 From the Hip

  • The three-setting Intelligent Pulse dose OxyGo FIT is small enough and quiet enough to be worn on a patient’s hip.
  • Weighs in at 2.8 lbs. with a single battery, and provides up to a five-hour battery life with a double battery.
  • For the provider, POCs mean fewer deliveries, as well as no HazMat licenses, DOT training, or vehicle placarding.
  • (877) 263-1167

UPODS LLC

Uni-flo2

Uni-flo2

Single-prong cannula designed to be comfortable

The Uni-flo2 cannula system represents a complete redesign of the nasal cannula. It is the first cannula designed with the patient in mind. It optimizes human use by being safe, secure, tender and unseen. It is more comfortable to wear and use than dual-pronged cannulas and also offers more efficient oxygen delivery so it might even reduce your oxygen bill over time. The Uni-flo2 reduces the amount of plastic that touches skin, thereby potentially reducing skin irritation by as much as fifty percent, works perfectly for oxygen delivery and requires no change in current clinical practice and has a unique, patented, nasal cavity component that enables ease of use and a soft touch connection within the nasal cavity.

  • (404) 644-2738

Cryogenic Solutions

O2Go and AirGo

O2Go and AirGo

All-in-one valves ensure greatest performance

The O2Go and AirGo (all-in-one) valves are compact and lightweight. They are built out of lightweight anodized aluminum to ISO-9001:2015, CGA & FDA guidelines and regulations. These guidelines ensure the units perform at the highest standard possible with the most reliability. All units are tested before they leave the factory. O2Go and AirGo include features such as easy to read “precise” flows, built-in rupture disc, 50 PSI DISS port, CGA540 FILL/VACUUM port and a compact composite body.

  • (317) 839-8100

GCE Group

Zen-O lite

Zen-O lite

Oxygen solution that lightweight and portable

The NEW GCE Zen-O lite is your ideal lightweight, portable oxygen solution. Weighing only 5.5 lbs., the Zen-O lite produces 1050ml of oxygen per minute and provides Pulse oxygen settings of 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0. Zen-O lite’s Pulse oxygen delivery is rate responsive and maintains the oxygen bolus size as the patient’s breath rate increases. Zen-O lite provides a low total cost of ownership with field replaceable sieve beds and easy serviceability.

  • (888) 659-2102

Sunset Healthcare Solutions

Firesafe Cannula Valve and Nozzle

Firesafe Cannula Valve and Nozzle

Reduce risk of oxygen-aided fires

Help improve patient safety by reducing the risk of oxygen-aided fires with the Firesafe Cannula Valve and Nozzle. The products work to automatically stop the flow of oxygen in the event that the downstream oxygen tubing is ignited. The unit can be installed in seconds and offers a cost-effective solution to lower the risk of serious patient injury no matter what method of oxygen delivery they use.

  • (877) 578-6738

Responsive Respiratory Inc.

Tote ‘N Go

Tote ‘N Go

Heavy-duty, moisture-resistant cardboard tote designed for durability

The Tote ‘N Go TM carriers are an economical way to transport cylinders from the warehouse to the patient’s home. The heavy-duty, moisture-resistant cardboard totes were re-engineered for greater durability and simplified set-up. Responsive Respiratory offers the Tote ‘N Go TM cardboard cylinder carrier in three sizes to accommodate all delivery and transportation needs: M6 tote (6 cylinder capacity), M9/D tote (4 cylinder capacity), and D/E tote (4 cylinder capacity). The heavyduty cardboard carriers complement Responsive Respiratory’s full line of oxygen delivery, storage, and transport solutions. All products are stocked and ready for immediate shipment from the central US warehouse.

  • (866) 333-4030

3B Medical Inc

Cirrus 5 Stationary Oxygen Concentrator

Cirrus 5 Stationary Oxygen Concentrator

3B Medical Debuts Second Generation Cirrus 5

3B Medical Inc. has unveiled the second generation design of the Cirrus 5 Stationary Oxygen Concentrator. The new Cirrus 5 features a new and improved carrying handle; an oxygen outlet port that has been upgraded from plastic to stainless steel; the addition of power cord retention features that remove possibility of accidental power disconnect; and a new, lighter color that incorporates fingerprint resistant finish.

  • (863) 226-6285

Invacare Corporation

Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator

Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator

New POC weathers everyday life — even when everyday life gets a little wet

Invacare Corp. has launched a new portable oxygen concentrator, the Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator, which is designed to be water resistant, rugged, and simple to use. To ensure water resistance, the POC includes downward facing ports and vents; reinforced battery door seals; and integrated drainage channels built into the carrying bag. The POC meets IP22 water resistance standard for exposure up to 10 minutes. Reinforced bumpers, an encapsulated compressor and latch free doors dissipate shock, and high-grade tubing combined with dual intakes and exhausts maximize heat dissipation, allowing the POC to function in varying temperatures and conditions.

  • (800) 333-6900

BIOCORP

Inspair

Inspair

Sensor to convert inhalers into connected devices

The Inspair smart sensor converts pressurized metered dose inhalers into connected devices that can record data related to the inhalations to help patients with Asthma or COPD improve management of their treatment. The system automatically records data related to daily inhalations, ensures the right preparation of the canister (shake before usage), assesses the coordination of actuation with inhalation (“hand-mouth” coordination) and also provides with useful guidance throughout the inhalation steps. This assists therapeutic education, which lowers hospital admissions, reduces the frequency of attacks, and improves the patient’s daily comfort.


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