Serving Sleep Patients During COVID-19 -- and After
Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency
(PHE), HME Business has looked at the protocols
and smart solutions providers have deployed to
safely continue helping patients and work with
referral partners during the pandemic. What
happens after the crisis passes?
To answer this question, we focus on sleep therapy as
a micro that might help define the macro given that
sleep providers have deployed a variety of strategies and
technologies during the PHE. Arturo Garcia, senior
product manager for Connected Solutions at sleep
therapy equipment maker ResMed, joined HME Business
to explore how sleep therapy providers’ response during
the COVID-19 pandemic might shape sleep care in the
This Viewpoint will provide the answers to:
- How is the COVID-19 public
health emergency impacting the care that sleep
therapy providers are delivering to their patients?
types of virtual care and digital
solutions are available to help providers care
for sleep patients under this
public health emergency?
- How do webpages and equipment setup guides fit into providing remote
care to patients during the
- What tools are available to help
minimize device handling?
- What are some existing digital solutions that are available in the marketplace?
- How many
of these innovations that are
getting deployed now are going to
wind up being permanent changes
in the sleep therapy marketplace?