Serving Sleep Patients During COVID-19 — and After
To tackle COVID-19, a number of solutions have been deployed to continue providing sleep therapy products and services to patients during the pandemic. How will that impact sleep care and business models after the PHE?
- By David Kopf
- Jun 02, 2020
Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency, HME Business has profiled several HME providers and companies that have deployed protocols and smart solutions for safely continuing to help patients and work with referral partners during the pandemic. What happens after the crisis passes?
In the current episode of the HMEB Podcast, Arturo Garcia, senior product manager of connected solutions for sleep therapy equipment maker ResMed, joins the podcast to look at how sleep therapy providers are leveraging virtual and digital solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how those new protocols and care methods will improve sleep therapy in the post-pandemic future.
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In the previous episode of the HMEB Podcast, Joe Candiano, director of operations for New York respiratory and HME provider Hampton Homecare Inc., describes how his company has responded to the crisis in terms of deliveries, equipment-handling, patient set-up, telehealth, staffing and other aspects of the business. He details the measures his business has taken, and the sacrifices his team has made, as well as the lasting, industry-wide changes he thinks will result from COVID-19.
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About the Author
David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dkopf/ and on Twitter at @postacutenews.