Also Noted

Philips pledges to test 1 million for OSA

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03/15/2013

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – As part of World Sleep Day 2013, Royal Philips Electronics has pledged to screen one million people worldwide for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) over the next five years, according to a press release.

Gorski leaves AAHomecare

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03/14/2013

WASHINGTON – Walt Gorski is leaving his post as vice president of government affairs for AAHomecare, the association announced in a bulletin to members.

NSC extends enrollment period

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03/14/2013

WASHINGTON – The National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) has extended the window period for HME providers to determine whether or not they want to change their enrollment status with Medicare, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

RESNA debuts conference program

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03/14/2013

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA has announced a conference program that includes workshops on everything from seating and mobility to intelligent robotic wheelchairs. The conference is scheduled for June 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bellevue, Wash.

Rotech awarded $68.3M contract

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03/13/2013

ORLANDO, Fla. – ­Rotech Healthcare has won a $68.3 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Service Area Organization, according to federal agencies.

Study: Docs can treat simple sleep apnea

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03/13/2013

DAW PARK, Australia – With basic training, primary care doctors and nurses could treat simple forms of sleep apnea, according to a new study by researchers in Australia.

Philips Respironics updates resupply solution

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03/13/2013

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has made significant updates to medSage, a solution that helps providers manage the process of resupplying CPAP patients with masks and other supplies, according to a press release.

Study: Most with OSA don’t know they have it

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03/12/2013

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – A study by Philips Respironics has found that 78% of those who reported symptoms of sleep apnea were entirely unaware that they were suffering from the disorder.

DMEevalumate launches online training guide

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03/12/2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – DMEevalumate.com has launched an online training guide to help providers of power mobility devices (PMDs) comply with proper documentation standards.

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