Sleep Therapy

8 in 10 Adults Show Signs of Disrupted Sleep

Despite large percentages of survey respondents across different demographics reporting various symptoms, one-third have not sought testing for obstructive sleep apnea.

Organizations Urge HHS, CMS to Protect Respiratory Access

AAHomecare and VGM join several respiratory organizations in calling on HHS Secretary Becerra to protect respiratory patients who benefitted from Covid-19 PHE policy relaxations.

Sunset Joins VGM and Associates

Sunset will offer VGM members flexible shipping options to help them tap into the HME manufacturer and distributor’s broad product catalog. 

Repair Authority Acquires Pitcock Biomedical

Purchase of Tennessee HME repair company expands Repair Authority’s oxygen and sleep repair services into the Southeast.

Somnoware Partners with Cerebra Medical

The partnership will enable automated sleep study scoring within the Somnoware to more quickly diagnose and treat sleep patients.

OxyGo Enters the Sleep Therapy Market

The portable oxygen device maker has launched OxyGo SLEEP, which offers CPAP and BPAP devices, travel batteries, sanitizers, accessories and an online compliance portal.

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How HME’s Labor Shortage is Impacting Resupply

Resupply expert Mike Lorenz discusses how his company is helping providers sidestep workforce constraints that would otherwise curtail their resupply efforts across disease states.

Encore to Host 13th Annual Smoky Mountain Symposium

CEU event serving respiratory, sleep and nursing professionals will run Nov. 2-4 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Transcend Intros Baseball-Sized CPAP Device

The small, lightweight Transcend Micro delivers OSA therapy while weighing under a half pound and measuring less than four inches across.

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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