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Philip Recalls Additional Machines

Not related to the PE-PUR foam recall that began in 2021, this week's recall impacts 386 BiPAP devices sold in the United States in 2020 and 2021.

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Automated Resupply for Sleep

Resupply plays a pivotal role not only in sleep apnea patients’ therapy compliance and outcomes, but requires providers to manage an enormous number of details for each patient. How far has automation of sleep resupply evolved?

ResMed Acquires mementor

The new addition brings a digital health therapy offering for insomnia into ResMed Germany's range of sleep solutions.

Philips Provides Update on PAP Recall

The sleep and respiratory equipment maker reported it has products 3 million replacement devices and repair kits. Aims to complete roughly 90 percent of shipments in 2022.

New York, Alabama Sleep Providers Score Medicaid Wins

New York Medicaid unbundles CPAP and BiPAP payments. Alabama Medicaid updates PAP device policies. Both moves should mean reimbursement gains for providers in those states.

ResMed Names Global President of Sleep & Respiratory Care

The sleep and respiratory technology company has promoted Lucile Blaise from her role as vice president of Sleep & Respiratory Care for Western Europe.

Medtrade East Welcomes ResMed

The Oct. 24-26 HME industry event continues to add exhibitors, with the expo now hosting more than 150 companies.



FDA Convening Panel on Pulse Oximeter Accuracy

There are growing concerns that pulse oximeters could take less accurate readings for patients with darker skin pigmentations.

ResMed to Buy German Software Company

ResMed says the $1 billion purchase of MEDIFOX DAN, which makes out-of-hospital software solutions, would help it expand its post-acute SaaS reach to the German market.

Sleep App Gets Clinical Trial Go-Ahead

Helsinki Committee approves the trial of SleepX Pro, a home sleep apnea testing app for smartphones.

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Embracing Remote PAP Setup For Sleep Patients

AAHomecare Letter Requests Relaxed PAP Compliance

The message is designed to help sleep providers grappling with supply problems ask payers to relax technology-related compliance requirements.

Clint Geffert Joins React Health

The former VGM president will now serve as the president of Commercial Operations for the sleep and respiratory products manufacturer.

Study: PAP Benefits Start at 2 Hours

ResMed-led study analysis that the threshold for PAP therapy’s benefit ranges between 2 and 3 hours a night and helps the more it longer used.

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Dealing with the CPAP and Chip Shortage

HME providers and their patients continue to face a shortage of sleep therapy devices. What can and should be done to address the situation?

ResMed Sees Sleep and Respiratory Leadership Change

Sleep and Respiratory Care President Jim Hollingshead steps down to leave the company, with President and Chief Operating Officer Rob Douglas filling the slot on an interim basis.

Fisher & Paykel Launches Evora Full to the U.S.

The compact full-face sleep mask features the company’s Dynamic Support Technology and will be available May 9.

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Sleep Resupply: Helping Patients Rest Easy

Consistent patient communication is a key element of any successful sleep therapy resupply strategy. How can DME pharmacies be ‘great communicators?’

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Sleep Therapy Compliance: The Mask Remains King

The most significant component of adherence, from a device perspective, is the mask, and technological advancements are driving new ways to improve patient compliance rates and successful business outcomes.

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