Respiratory Management January/February 2008

Respiratory Management Jan/Feb 2008


Sleep Industry 2008: Outlook Good

Results of Wachovia Sleep Survey Show Expected Growth in Market and Reveal Insight into Providers' Views on Home Sleep Testing

80 to 08: Respiratory's Most Influential Products

By Elisha Bury

Respiratory Management celebrates the pioneers of technology with a spread that unites recent history and history in the making. RM talked to product managers, respiratory providers, therapists and industry experts to determine which products have made an undeniable impact on industry trends and patient outcomes — and collected the hottest products for the coming year.


Legal Speak

Fraud & Abuse: A Look at the Year Ahead

By Asela Cuervo

Those outside the industry might characterize 2007 as the year of DME waste, fraud and abuse. Anyone who has not worked with legitimate DME suppliers could be excused for arriving at that conclusion given the unremitting focus on fraudulent DME suppliers throughout 2007.

Dealers Discuss: Bob Wagner, President and Owner, Wagner Medical Supply

Editor's Note

A Response to The NY Times

By Elisha Bury

Dealers Discuss: R. Paige Popovic, Marketing Specialist, Memorial Home Care

Funding Focus

Nebulizer Med Coverage Forces Respiratory Providers to Hurdle

By Kelly Riley

Medicare has repeatedly changed the coverage guidelines for aerosolized medications, and did so again July 1, 2007.

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